STARTUP trial – Stimulation of the Tibial Nerve – a trial for urinary problems associated with Parkinson’s.

The aim is to establish if Tibial Nerve Stimulation (TNS) reduces lower bladder symptoms for people with Parkinson’s.

Who

200 people with Parkinson’s who experience bladder symptoms (needing to go to the loo frequently or urgently).

What

Attending your nearest clinic to be shown how the device works, then using the device twice a week for 6 weeks. 

You will be called weekly by the research team  to give you support and you will complete questionnaires at the beginning of the trial and then 12 weeks after you start using the device.

For more information:

Please read the full Participant Information Sheet (607KB).

Contact the research team in your area if you would like to take part.

Deadline
Funded by

Dunhill Medical and Parkinson’s UK

Research
  • Studying symptoms
  • Treatments or therapies
Locations
Location

UCL Queens Square Institute of Neurology
Uro-Neurology Department
London
WC1N 3BG
United Kingdom

Contact

Dr Jalesh Panicker

Phone the START UP Team:

0141 331 3504, 0141 331 8832

Or email: [email protected]

Location

St Thomas's Hospital
Westminster Road
London
SE1 7EH
United Kingdom

Contact

Dr Danielle Harari

START UP Team

call: 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

email: [email protected] 

Location

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust
West Pottergate
Norwich
NR2 4BX
United Kingdom

Contact

Katherine Deane

START UP Team

call: 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

email: [email protected]

Location

Musgrove Park Hospital
Parkfield drive
Taunton
TA1 4DA
United Kingdom

Contact

START UP Team

call: 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

email: [email protected]

Location

Stobhill Hospital
133 Balornock Rd
Glasgow
G21 3UW
United Kingdom

Contact

Dr Anne-Louise Cunnington

START UP Team

call: 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

email: [email protected]

Location

Glasgow Caledonian University
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA
United Kingdom

Contact

Susan Stratton

Phone the START UP Team on 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

Email: [email protected]

Location

Western General Hospital
Crewe Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
United Kingdom

Contact

Maria Dewar

Phone the START UP Team on 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

Email: [email protected]

Location

North Tyneside General Hospital
North Shields
North Tynside
NE29 8NH
United Kingdom

Contact

Richard Walker

START UP Team

call: 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

email: [email protected]

Location

Pinderfields Hospital
G. 13 Rowen House
Wakefield
WF1 4DG
United Kingdom

Contact

Karen Lamb

Phone the START UP Team on 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

Email: [email protected]

Location

Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Sharoe Green Lane
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 9HT
United Kingdom

Contact

Janice Birt

Phone the START UP Team on 0141 331 3504 or 0141 331 8832

Email: [email protected]