A group of Parkinson's UK supporters in Scotland

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.

Talking to a health professional

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].

Useful contacts

Scotland office and donations

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

Fundraise with us

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

  • Emma Hall, Regional Fundraiser - East Scotland
    Tel: 0344 225 9857
    Email: [email protected]
  • Jan Mattison, Regional Fundraiser - West Scotland
    Tel: 0344 225 3781
    Email: [email protected]
  • Denise McNiven, Scotland and Northern Ireland Fundraising Manager
    Tel: 0344 225 3731
    Email: [email protected]
  • Alex Neyra, Regional Fundraising Officer
    Tel: 0344 225 3724
    Email: [email protected]

To talk about trusts and corporate fundraising contact:

  • Claire McNeill, Scotland Trusts and Statutory Fundraiser
    Tel: 0344 225 3661
    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?

Do you have concerns about your local Parkinson's services?

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.

Want to know more about our campaigns?

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.

    Want to volunteer with us?

    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]
    • Irene Mackintosh, Volunteer Co-ordinator (North and North-East of Scotland)
      Tel: 07785 462 010
      Email: [email protected]
    • Alice Hall, Volunteer Co-ordinator, East and South-East of Scotland
      Tel: 0344 225 3725
      Email: [email protected]

    Are you a health or social care professional in Scotland?

    Training

    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.

    Support

    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:

    Do you have a media enquiry?

    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. 

    Find us on social media

    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.

    Country director

    To get in touch with the country director:

    • Annie Macleod, Country Director - Scotland
      Tel: 0344 225 9350
      Email: [email protected]