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Parkinson's UK in Scotland

We're here for everyone affected by Parkinson's in Scotland. Find out about support near you, who to contact, how to get involved and what the charity is doing in Scotland.

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More Support

For more support take a look at Aliss (a local information system for Scotland), a Scotland specific database that can help you find foodbanks, money advice, mental health support and more. 

Local advisers in Scotland

Our team of 9 Parkinson's local advisers provide free and confidential one-to-one information and support to people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. They help people understand the impact of their condition, their rights, benefits advice and how to access local support and services.  

For any questions about Parkinson's local advisers in your area contact Louise Buchanan, Service Manager on 0344 225 3728 or [email protected].

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Useful contacts

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For all general enquiries and to send donations, please contact:

Or write to: Parkinson's UK Scotland, Suite 1-14, King James VI Business Centre, Riverview Business Park, Friarton Road, Perth PH2 8DY

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If you're a local business, community organisation or individual interested in fundraising contact:

  • Leah Cranney, Regional Fundraiser - North Scotland
    Tel: 01738 231 274
    Email: [email protected]
  • Jan Mattison, Regional Fundraiser - West Scotland
    Tel: 01738 231 273
    Email: [email protected]
  • Denise McNiven, Scotland and Northern Ireland Fundraising Manager
    Tel: 01738 231 272
    Email: [email protected]
  • Rebecca Ratcliffe, Scotland and Northern Ireland Fundraising and Events Coordinator
    Tel: 01738 231 271
    Email: [email protected]

To talk about trusts and foundations contact:

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 have any concerns about Parkinson's services and support in your area, please contact:

  • Chloe Macmillan, Area Development Manager (Scotland South, Central, East & West)
    Tel: 0300 123 3679
    Email: [email protected]
  • Cathy Orr, Area Development Manager (Highlands, Islands & Grampian)
    Contact: Cathy Orr, Area Development Manager
    Tel: 0344 225 9831
    Email: [email protected]

Chloe and Cathy identify the local needs of the Parkinson's community. They work with people with Parkinson's, family members, carers, volunteers and health and social care professionals to identify gaps in services.

They work closely with Mary Ellmers, our service improvement adviser.

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For any questions about our campaigning work in Scotland:

  • Tanith Muller, Parliamentary and Campaigns Manager
    Tel: 0344 225 3726
    Email: [email protected]

Tanith's role is to make the voices of more than 11,000 people with Parkinson's in Scotland, and their families and carers, heard in Holyrood.

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

    • Gill MacGregor, Volunteer Co-ordinator (West & South-West of Scotland)
      Tel: 0344 225 9836
      Email: [email protected]
    • Su Cooper, Local Network Support Officer (Highland)
      Tel: 07972 870 355
      Email: [email protected]
    • Alice Hall, Volunteer Co-ordinator (East and South-East of Scotland)
      Tel: 0344 225 3725
      Email: [email protected]
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    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.


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

    The service improvement adviser for Scotland is:

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    For all media enquiries please contact:

    • Graham Kerr, Media and Communications Officer
      Tel: 07827 982 626
      Email:  [email protected]

    Visit our press page for the latest media releases from the Scotland team. 

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    You can keep up to date with what's happening across Scotland on our Facebook page.

    Or, follow us and get in touch via Twitter.

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    To get in touch with the country director:

    • Annie Macleod, Country Director - Scotland
      Tel: 0207 963 9350
      Email: [email protected]

    Find out more in Spark

    Spark is our brand new monthly newsletter, keeping you up to date with what's happening in the Parkinson's community across Scotland. Find out more in our January 2020 issue.