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South of England local contacts

If you live in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, see below to find the best person at Parkinson's UK to help with your enquiry.

Our local teams work to make sure that a wide range of support is available and that the voice of people living with Parkinson's is heard.

Information and support

Our Parkinson's local advisers provide one-to-one information and support to people with Parkinson's, their families and carers. This includes helping people understand the impact of their condition and their rights, benefits advice and accessing local support and services.

For any questions about Parkinson's local advisers in your area:

Our service managers work to ensure everyone diagnosed with Parkinson's has the opportunity to access information, support and guidance.

Concerns about local services and needs

If you have any concerns about local services and support in your area, please contact:

  • Sally Wood, Area Development Manager (Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Berkshire)
    Tel: 0344 225 3670
    Email: [email protected]
  • Abi White, Area Development Manager (Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire)
    Tel: 0300 123 3678
    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, volunteers and health and social care professionals to identify gaps in services.

The managers work closely with Geoff King, our service improvement adviser.

Volunteer support

If you're interested in volunteering in the South of England, search our volunteer opportunities, or contact:

  • Helen Old, Volunteer Co-ordinator (Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight)
    Tel: 0344 225 3674
    Email: [email protected]insons.org.uk

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

South local group contacts

Training for health and social care professionals

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 for health and social care professionals

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 the South of England is:

Fundraising

For guidance and support for your fundraising activities:

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?

England Manager - West

The South of England region is covered by our West area team. To get in touch with the area manager: