Supporting continued access to Parkinson's nurses and all specialist services through the COVID-19 pandemic
A statement of support for Parkinson’s nurse specialists, and all Parkinson’s services, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Emma Edwards is a Parkinson's Specialist Nurse with Livewell Southwest, in Plymouth, Devon. In this blog, she highlights the importance of mental health - whether conducting assessments with people with Parkinson's, or when looking after yourself and your colleagues' wellbeing.
Dr Katy McEwan, Research Fellow at Northumbria University, shares an overview of some of the early findings from the USP research study, which sets out to explore and understand the scope and value of the Parkinson’s Nurse in the UK.
Viv Horton, Advanced Clinical Pharmacist at South Tees NHS Foundation Trust, and steering group member of the Parkinson’s Disease Specialist Pharmacy Network (PDSPN), shares an overview for the wider pharmacy community of the group’s recent meeting and their key areas of focus for the year.
Katherine Crawford, Services Director at Parkinson's UK, shares an update on coronavirus for health and social care professionals. In this challenging time we appreciate all that you’re doing to continue providing care to your patients with Parkinson’s.
In January 2020, Parkinson’s UK launched its 2020-2024 strategy, building on previous successes and ensuring that people affected by Parkinson's are at the centre of the charity.
Donald Grosset, Clinical Director of the UK Parkinson's Excellence Network and Steve Ford, Parkinson’s UK Chief Executive, share their thoughts on what the strategy holds for the Excellence Network in this open letter to the healthcare community.
Dr Iain Wilkinson, Consultant Geriatrician, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Joint Lead, South East Local Parkinson’s Excellence Network shares an overview and key highlights from the biennial British Movement Disorders conference (BritMODIS) in Birmingham on 31 January 2020.