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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.

Robert with a nurse at Derby Hospital

8 August 2017

The Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist Association has led on an update of the competency framework to support good practice by Parkinson's nurses.

Camille Carroll

27 July 2017

Camille Carroll has been appointed as the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network’s National Specialty Lead for Neurodegeneration.

Professor David Burn, Clinical Director

11 July 2017

As Professor David Burn steps down as clinical director, he talks about the Excellence Network past, present and future.

Peter Canell and Claire Hewitt

4 July 2017

We were privileged to attend the awards as finalists, a prestigious endorsement for our online course Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff.

Tin Soong Lau who has Parkinson's taking his medication with Abdul Ajid Information And Support Worker

4 July 2017

Carl Counsell, Excellence Network regional lead for Scotland North and Grampians, talks about how timely information makes a difference to people with Parkinson's.

Local group members chatting

30 June 2017

Michele Hu, Excellence Network lead for the Thames Valley region, speaks about a programme exclusively developed to support people newly diagnosed with Parkinson's.

A professional talking to someone with Parkinson's

26 June 2017

A ground-breaking parliamentary inquiry into anxiety and depression in Parkinson’s wants to hear from professionals to shape the final report.