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Learning hub

The Excellence Network learning hub offers training programmes for professionals to improve the quality of care for people affected by Parkinson's.

Developing an expert health and social care workforce is crucial – and a priority for the Excellence Network.

We provide learning that is suitable for all levels of staff working across different disciplines. Our varied offer includes accredited training, study days, online sessions, train the trainer and volunteer led learning programmes.

We collaborate with Excellence Network members across all disciplines and people affected by Parkinson's to develop our learning content. You can browse all our of events and learning in the directory, or follow one of our learning pathways.

learning pathways

We have developed 3 learning pathways, each for a different specialism. The pathways are designed to take you through a programme of learning that is relevant to your profession or experience.

If you have any questions or suggestions for the pathways, please get in touch.

Choose a learning pathway

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More events and learning

Find all of our accredited, online, cascade and volunteer educator learning programmes in the learning directory.

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What is Parkinson's?

There's currently no cure for Parkinson's and we don't yet know why people get the condition.

Symptoms vary from person to person, and Parkinson's medication can often cause additional side effects.

Find out more about the types of Parkinson's

What it's like to work with us

We speak to 3 people about their experience of working with the Excellence Network.

Contact the team



Wendy Chandler, Education Adviser (Volunteer Education Programme)
Tel: 0344 225 3621
Email: wchandler@parkinsons.org.uk


Gail Creswick, Education Adviser (Accreditation and Quality)
Tel: 0344 225 3631
Email: ea.accreditationandquality@parkinsons.org.uk


Anita Vojnovic, Education Adviser (Cascade delivery adviser)
Tel: 0344 225 3611
Email: avojnovic@parkinsons.org.uk


Claire Hewitt, Education Adviser (Online Learning Programme)
Tel: 0344 225 3651
Email: ea.virtuallearning@parkinsons.org.uk

Northern Ireland

Nuala Campbell, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3681
Email: ea.northernireland@parkinsons.org.uk


Candice Dillen, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3701
Email: ea.scotland@parkinsons.org.uk


    Tracey Anderson, Education Adviser
    Tel: 0344 225 3711
    Email: ea.wales@parkinsons.org.uk

    Other contacts

    Fiona Barrett, Education Programme Manager
    Tel: 0344 225 3721
    Email: fbarrett@parkinsons.org.uk

    For our train the trainers programmes - Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff health and Parkinson's explored - please contact:

    For our volunteer education programme please contact 

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