Volunteering news

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Launching on World Parkinson's Day is attention-grabbing marketing campaign 'Parkinson's Is'. Wesley Vernon shares how people affected by Parkinson's have shaped the campaign.

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A refreshed membership offer, updated values, and the launch of 'Parkinson's Is' - Steve Ford, Parkinson's UK Chief Executive, sets out plans for 2019.

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Volunteer Janet Roberts was at the heart of our latest campaign, on freezing – one of the most distressing yet least known symptoms of Parkinson's. 

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Stigma means that many people are embarrassed to talk about their bladder and bowel symptoms. This month, we want to address this taboo by kickstarting conversations within the Parkinson's community.

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In August 2018, Kyle Alexander was appointed by co-option to the Board of Trustees, bringing a Northern Ireland presence to the board.

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Steve Ford, our chief executive, has a message for you this Volunteers Week.

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With Carers Week just around the corner, Volunteer News talks to inspirational volunteers Cathie and Marysia about their innovative course for carers in Scotland - Side by Side with Parkinson's.