Webinar: Resetting with the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network

11 September, 2020 | Posted in:

As we adapt to a rapidly changing healthcare landscape in the wake of Covid-19, shared professional knowledge and patient insight are essential to resetting our Parkinson’s services. Since 2015, the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network has been the driving force for improving Parkinson’s care: connecting and equipping professionals to provide the services people affected by the […]

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Neurology Academy during the COVID-19 pandemic

22 July, 2020 | Posted in: ,

On 23rd March 2020, our society was changed overnight. The announcement of a UK-wide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic meant a drastic change to everyone’s lives, and to our health service.  Health professionals were redeployed to frontline services, regular clinics for diagnosis and review were suspended and frantic attempts to use telehealth and other […]

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Webinar: Psychosis in Parkinson’s – why it happens to your patients and how you can treat it

7 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Parkinson’s Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. Speakers Summary Many people with Parkinson’s […]

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PD nurse roles crucial in leading the way with telemedicine approach

30 June, 2020 | Posted in: ,

Managing Director Sarah Gillett has been a contributing author on a paper which has been published in the British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. Parkinson’s disease and the COVID-19 pandemic: responding to patient need with nurse-led telemedicine Sue Thomas, Francesca Mancini, Louise Ebenezer, Jane Price, Tania Carta, Jessica Cordasco, Chiara Tedesco, Sarah GillettBritish Journal of Neuroscience […]

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The long term implications of COVID-19 are becoming apparent

29 June, 2020 | Posted in:

We have become increasingly aware, over the past few months, that the symptoms of COVID-19 are wider ranging than initially thought.  A recent article in Reuters has highlighted the full extent of this, and called into question whether we are prepared, as a society, for the rehabilitative process that will be needed by many who […]

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Webinar: Exercise in Parkinson’s during COVID-19

10 June, 2020 | Posted in:

This is a shorter version of the original live webinar. A written summary of Prof Bas Bloem’s talk is available below. Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Parkinson’s Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due […]

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