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Non-oral treatment integrated pathway in Parkinson's

This interactive guide helps clinicians understand the pathway a person with Parkinson's may follow to receive non-oral therapy.

These treatments include apomorphine, duodopa and deep brain stimulation.

It supports the decision-making process to ensure the person gets the right treatment for them.

The guide has information about suggested key performance indicators for use locally.

It features guidance about information provision for patients which can be customised for any location, ensuring people with Parkinson's get the right information at the right time.

This pathway was developed primarily for use in England and Wales. In November 2016, it was updated to include the Scottish policy on Duodopa.

it is hoped that it will be a useful reference to services from across the UK. 

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View booklet here.

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View booklet here.