The Excellence Network learning hub offers training programmes for professionals to improve the quality of care for people affected by Parkinson's.
Developing an expert health and social care workforce is crucial – and a priority for the Excellence Network.
We provide learning that is suitable for all levels of staff working across different disciplines. Our varied offer includes accredited training, study days, online sessions, train the trainer and volunteer led learning programmes.
We collaborate with Excellence Network members across all disciplines and people affected by Parkinson's to develop our learning content.
You can browse all our of events and learning in the directory, follow one of our learning pathways or download our learning programme leaflet (PDF, 1MB).
We have developed 3 learning pathways, each for a different specialism. The pathways are designed to take you through a programme of learning that is relevant to your profession or experience.
If you have any questions or suggestions for the pathways, please get in touch.
Choose a learning pathway
Find learning to suit you
New to Parkinson's and only have 30 minutes to learn?
Got more time and want to learn more?
- Parkinson's: foundation modules for health and social care staff.
- Parkinson's: foundation modules for pharmacists.
- Parkinson's: foundation modules for junior doctors.
- Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff — online.
- Parkinson's: an introduction to caring for someone on your ward.
Experienced in Parkinson's and want to expand your knowledge?
Prefer face–to–face learning?
Want to share your learning about Parkinson's with your colleagues?
Want to print and share this information?
Download our Parkinson's learning for health and social care staff leaflet (PDF, 1MB) to print and share information about Excellence Network learning.
See all events and learning
Find all of our accredited, online, cascade and volunteer educator learning programmes in the learning directory.
What it's like to work with us
We speak to 3 people about their experience of working with the Excellence Network.
Contact the team
Wendy Chandler, Education Adviser (Volunteer Education Programme)
Tel: 0344 225 3621
Gail Creswick, Education Adviser (Accreditation and Quality)
Tel: 0344 225 3631
Anita Vojnovic, Education Adviser (Cascade delivery adviser)
Tel: 0344 225 3611
Claire Hewitt, Education Adviser (Online Learning Programme)
Tel: 0344 225 3651
Nuala Campbell, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3681
Candice Dillen, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3701
Tracey Anderson, Education Adviser
Tel: 0344 225 3711
Fiona Barrett, Education Programme Manager
Tel: 0344 225 3721
For our train the trainers programmes - Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff health and Parkinson's explored - please contact:
- Jackie Burke, Education Adviser (Cascade Programme)
Tel: 0344 225 9865
- Debbie Bishop, Cascade Programme Co-ordinator
Tel: 0344 225 3624
For our volunteer education programme please contact
- Patricia Eccles, Education Programme Co- ordinator
Tel: 0344 225 3641