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Janet Roberts got to keep her car after she appealed her PIP result

15 March 2017

On 15 March, Parkinson's UK joined with over 30 other charities in calling on the Department for Work and Pensions to rethink changes to PIP.

Specialist consultation

14 March 2017

A survey of thousands of neurology patients, including hundreds of people with Parkinson’s, has revealed that services to diagnose, treat, and provide on-going care are failing people across England.

David Dexter in lab

9 March 2017

We’re excited to announce that Professor David Dexter has joined us as our new Deputy Director of Research.

Big Ben against a blue sky

8 March 2017

On Wednesday 8 March the Chancellor, Philip Hammond MP, delivered his first budget, making announcements about the NHS, social care, and welfare plans.


8 March 2017

Parkinson's UK and the University of Sheffield have launched a new £1million virtual biotech company, Keapstone Therapeutics, to combine world-leading research from the University with funding and expertise from the charity to develop new treatments.

The finalists of the Excellence Network Awards 2017

6 March 2017

Find out which health and social care services were recognised for great Parkinson's care at the first ever Excellence Network Awards ceremony held on Friday 3 March.

Phase II clinical trial for cancer drug announced

1 March 2017

US researchers have announced the launch of a Phase II clinical trial of the cancer drug nilotinib in people with Parkinson’s.

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.


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