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17 October 2017

The Cheshire and Merseyside regional working group recently met to discuss how patient care can be improved in their region.

Derby Hospital

11 October 2017

Paul Worth, Excellence Network Regional Lead for East of England, highlights the importance of utilising what works to tackle an issue that continues to affect people with Parkinson’s.

Improvements in care following quality improvement work

28 September 2017

Consultant Neurologist Jane Alty talks about the 'Improving care of patients with Parkinson’s quality improvement project' at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Excellence Network

22 September 2017

We look at how speech and communication confidence programmes benefit both people with Parkinson's and student therapists.

Maggie Johnson and Sally Jones

12 September 2017

How patient stories helped drive improvement in the care of people with Parkinson's in hospital at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

Man and woman holding hands

6 September 2017

Welcome to our free online course created with the Open University. It's suitable for Parkinson's specialist nurses and professionals with a good understanding of the condition.

UK Parkinson's Excellence Network Awards

4 September 2017

The latest round of the Excellence Network Awards is now open. Enter your service to showcase how great Parkinson's care is being provided.

17 August 2017

Seamus Kearney, Excellence Network regional lead for Northern Ireland, talks about how standardised assessments can ensure robust and comprehensive care.

A specialist Parkinson's multi-disciplinary clinic at King's College Hospital in London.

11 August 2017

The NICE guideline for Parkinson's has been updated with clearer guidance on diagnosis and on the management of impulsive and compulsive behaviour, and non-motor symptoms.

Parkinson's brain scan

10 August 2017

A new summary on the appropriate use of DaTSCAN has been produced, accompanied by a set of Critically Appraised Topics (CATs) exploring the underpinning research evidence.