Parkinson's UK Cymru

We're here for people with Parkinson's, families, friends, and carers in in Wales. Find out about support near you, who to contact and how to get involved.

We're here for you

From coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance, to tips for staying healthy at home, to support from specialists and our helpline. 

Whether you have Parkinson’s, or you care for someone who does. You can get the information and support that's right for you using our support tool.

Catch up on World Parkinson's Day

This year we reached out and showed everyone in the Parkinson’s community that no matter what your circumstances are, you are not alone. We are together, apart.

Watch the World Parkinson’s Day live event, or discover ways to connect with other people in the community.

Local advisers in Wales

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

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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.

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    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?

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

    • Suzanne Marchment, Area Development Manager (South Wales)
      Tel: 0300 123 3671
      Email: [email protected]
    • 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.

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    For any questions about campaigning work in Wales:

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

    There are 6,000 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 National Assembly for Wales and Welsh Government.

    Join our Campaigns Network today.

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

    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.

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    Are you a health or social care professional working or interested in Parkinson's care? Then the Excellence Network is for you.

    Sign up to the UK Parkinson's Excellence Network newsletter which has the latest news, training, resources and events for professionals.


    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.

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    For media enquiries, please contact:

    • Rachel Williams, Campaigns, Policy and Communications Manager
      Tel: 0344 225 3715
      Email: [email protected]
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    We produce a range of resources in other languages, including welsh.

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

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    To get in touch with the Country Director:

    • Ana Palazon, Country Director

    Tel: 0344 225 3786

    Email: [email protected]

    More Support

    Dewis Cymru is a database for all of the local and national organisations and services that might be able to help you. You can use it to search for help and support in your local area, for issues including money management and looking after someone.