Parkinson's UK Cymru

If you have Parkinson’s, or support someone who does, we’re here for you in Wales.

Find out how you can get information and support, what we’re doing near you, and how you can join in.


We're here for you

Whether you're worried about money or need help managing your Parkinson's, you’re not alone. You can get the information and support that's right for you using our support tool.

Parkinson's advisers in Wales

Our Parkinson's advisers provide one-to-one information and support to people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.

Get in touch

For all general enquiries, please contact:

  • Alyson Smith, Business Support Officer for Wales
    Tel: 0344 225 3784
    Email: [email protected]

Or write to: Parkinson's UK Wales/Cymru, Maritime Offices, Woodland Terrace, Maesycoed, Pontypridd CF37 1DZ. This address is for correspondence only.

    For guidance and support for your fundraising activities:

    Bethan Palfrey, Wales Fundraiser
    Tel: 0344 225 9835
    Email: [email protected]

    Our fundraisers organise a huge range of Parkinson's UK events and activities and support individuals and community groups to raise money.

    Take a look at fundraising ideas and events - what could you do?

    If you want to find out more about local Parkinson's services or share any concerns, please contact:

    • Dawn McGuinness, Area Development Manager (North and Mid Wales)
      Tel: 0344 225 3713
      Email: [email protected]

    Our area development managers identify the local needs of the Parkinson's community. They work with people with Parkinson's, family members, carers, our local group network, volunteers and health and social care professionals to identify gaps in services.

    We are developing and delivering a range of activities, complementing the services offered by our local group network. To find out what is happening or being planned in your area please contact our area development managers.

    For any questions about campaigning work in Wales:

    • Rachel Williams, Campaigns, Policy and Communications Manager
      Tel: 0344 225 3715
      Email: [email protected]

    There are 7,700 people with Parkinson's in Wales. Our campaigns and policy officer works to make sure that their voices, and those of their families and carers, are heard in the Senedd and Welsh Government.

    Join our Campaigns Network today.

    Training and service improvement.

    Our service improvement team can provide specialist expertise to support health and social care professionals and providers to make sustainable improvements to services.

    Search the education and training directory.


    As part of the UK Parkinson's Excellence Network, our education team supports and enables health and social care professionals to understand Parkinson's and continue to improve their practice.

    To find out more, please contact our Service Improvement Adviser for Wales:

    Callum Hughes

    Tel: 07964847327.

    Email: [email protected]

    If you're interested in volunteering in Wales, search our volunteer opportunities, or contact:

    • Rebecca Lydon, Volunteer Co-ordinator (South Wales)
      Tel: 0344 225 3714
      Email: [email protected]

    Volunteers run our local networks, fundraise and much more. We'll support you to make sure your experience of volunteering for us is a really positive one.

    For media enquiries, please contact:

    • Rachel Williams, Campaigns, Policy and Communications Manager
      Tel: 0344 225 3715
      Email: [email protected]

    We produce a range of resources in other languages, including welsh.

    You can keep up to date with our activities across Wales on our Facebook page.

    To get in touch with the Country Director:

    • Ana Palazon, Country Director

    Tel: 0344 225 3786

    Email: [email protected]

    Live Loud! voice support programme

    The Live Loud! voice support programme is a free, fun and sociable Parkinson’s UK online group to help you practice speaking more loudly and clearly.