New learning pathway offers easy way for health and care staff working with people with Parkinson's to find appropriate learning to improve their understanding of the condition.
News for professionals
A national campaign and a medicines use review pilot in South East England are shining the spotlight on the important subject of medicines safety and awareness.
Nikki Walker describes her research findings on the role and experience of physiotherapists when caring for people affected by Parkinson's and respiratory issues, and reflects on her experience of conducting the study.
The Excellence Network held its first meeting in the South East on 27 September, bringing together professionals in Parkinson's to assess how the Network will work across the region and identify strategic work themes. Denise Wilcox summarises the event.
How is the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for Long-Term Conditions (IAPT-LTC) programme progressing and could IAPT-LTC one day offer Parkinson's-specific support?
The new learning pathway for therapists brings together information about training and professional development opportunities in one easily accessible space.
NHS England's National Neuro Advisory Group, The Neurological Alliance and Parkinson's UK held a meeting on the 19 July in order to identify what good care looks like for people affected by Parkinson’s and Dementia. Lucy Hawkins summarises the event.
Applications open for research into Parkinson's nurse specialist services and physiotherapy for early stage Parkinson's.