Newly diagnosed patient pathway: Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

This newly diagnosed patient pathway is aimed at improving the experience of being diagnosed with Parkinson's.

Last reviewed
Topic
  • Information from diagnosis
  • Inpatient care and medicines management
Resource type
  • Tools
Profession
  • Doctor (Geriatrician)
  • Doctor (Neurologist)
  • Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
Stage
  • Diagnosis

This tool is aimed at improving the experience of being diagnosed with Parkinson's. The newly diagnosed patient pathway was created by Parkinson's nurses to encompass the first year of care.

This Excellence Network news story explains more about how the pathway was developed.

A trust guideline for the in-patient management of patients with Parkinson's was also developed and can be accessed via the 'related resources' section below.

Download the tool