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Recently diagnosed?

Recently diagnosed?

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Confused. Scared. Frustrated.

If you've just been diagnosed with Parkinson's, you may be feeling all these things and more.

We're here to help, with all the support and information you need, about everything from treatments to everyday life with Parkinson's. 

About Parkinson's

Parkinson's symptoms

Louisa Parr

Parkinson's is a very individual condition, with each person experiencing a different combination of symptoms.

Treatments and therapies

Sally Frank, who has Parkinson's, talking to a nurse from her local GP surgery

There's currently no cure, but a range of drugs, treatments and therapies are available to manage the symptoms.

Tips for taking control

Alka Bhadri who has Parkinson's walking with husband Aravind and friend Nisha

Life with Parkinson's can be challenging, but you can do things to feel more in control. Find tips here from other people.

Life with Parkinson's

Relationships and family life

Michael, who has Parkinson's, sitting on a bench with his partner Wendy and son Ryan

A look at how different relationships can be affected by Parkinson's - and practical ways to cope with changes

Work and money

Hywel Griffiths giving a presentation as part of his work as a police constable in Wales

Find out about your rights at work, employment, retirement, pensions and financial support

Driving

Tim Andrews, who has Parkinson's, in his car

Having Parkinson's doesn't necessarily mean your licence will be affected. But you must contact the DVLA straight away.

Who can I talk to?

Call our helpline
0808 800 0303

Find support near you

Parkinson's local advisers

Get one-to-one support and information from our UK-wide team.

Peer Support Service

Talk to a trained volunteer with a similar experience of Parkinson's.

Discussion forum

Use our forum community to share experiences of Parkinson's and talk to others affected.

Self-management groups

Learn from others through our free self-management programme, 'A path through Parkinson's'.