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.

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

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.

Slice title
Download the tool
Document
Media name
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust newly diagnosed patient pathway v 4 Sept 2016 (Word, 54.2KB)
Document