NICE guideline [NG71] – Parkinson's disease in adults

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's in people aged 18 and over.

Topic
Access to multi-disciplinary teams
Anticipatory / advanced care
Care strategies
Information from diagnosis
Inpatient care and medicines management
Mental health
Patient involvement
Service improvement
Side effects
Standardising assessments
Symptoms
Treatments and medication
Stage
Complex
Diagnosis
End of life
Maintenance
Resource type
Tools
Profession
All professions
Care manager
Care worker
Dietitian
Doctor (Geriatrician)
Doctor (GP)
Doctor (Neurologist)
Doctor (Other)
GP
Healthcare Assistant
Nurse (other)
Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
Occupational therapist
Pharmacist
Physiotherapist
Psychiatrist
Psychologist
Social care assessor
Social worker
Speech and language therapist
Last reviewed

It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms, providing information and support, and palliative care.

It updates and replaces NICE guideline CG35 (published in June 2006).

The guideline includes recommendations on:

  • information and support
  • diagnosis
  • pharmacological management of motor symptoms
  • pharmacological management of non-motor symptoms
  • non-pharmacological management of symptoms
  • impulsive and compulsive behaviour
  • palliative care

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NICE guideline [NG71] – Parkinson’s disease in adults