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Stormont Parliament Buildings, Northern Ireland

22 February 2017

A snap election to the Northern Ireland Assembly will take place on 2 March 2017. In the lead up to the election we’ve got the chance to get the voices of people with Parkinson’s heard.

Positive results from trial of inhalable levodopa

10 February 2017

Results from a clinical trial suggest an inhalable form of levodopa could help people with Parkinson's who experience 'off periods'.

Blood samples in the lab

9 February 2017

Researchers have discovered a potential way to tell the difference between people with Parkinson's and those with parkinsonisms using a simple blood test.

Baroness Gale in front of a Parkinson's UK banner

3 February 2017

MPs and Peers have been talking about key issues for people with Parkinson's thanks to members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Parkinson's.

Excellence Network Awards - recognising great practice

30 January 2017

The 7 services that have reached the final stages of the 2017 Excellence Network Awards for health and social care professionals are announced today.

Mr Mahesh on a bed

19 January 2017

The Government won't continue its proposals to make local councils pay for Attendance Allowance, a benefit that supports 36,000 people with Parkinson's.

Nerve cell grown from human skin

19 January 2017

Researchers in Oxford have developed a unique way to identify existing drugs that could potentially be repurposed for treating Parkinson’s.

Lucy's grandfather with his RAF squadron

18 January 2017

During the course of 2016, employees at Ashfords’ six offices have run, swum, sung and baked, all to raise over £150,000 for the Parkinson’s UK confidential helpline.

Stem cell image

16 January 2017

A natural molecule called squalamine may hold the key to preventing Lewy bodies forming in Parkinson's, according to groundbreaking new research.

Sue and Laszlo reading scripts

12 January 2017

We're excited to announce the launch of our exciting new creative writing toolkit, created by Parkinson's UK staff and people with Parkinson's.


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