The World Congress in Geriatric Medicine ‘Back to the Roots’ conference, was held in August 2019 in Newcastle, Australia. Over 300 clinicians from Geriatric Medicine, Old Age Psychiatry, Neurology and other specialties gathered for five days of learning and networking. Participants were drawn predominantly from all over Australia but also New Zealand as well as […]
This is the last chance for delegates who want to submit abstracts for the International Congress of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society (MDS). The deadline for Late-Breaking Abstract submission is today, June 1 at 11:59 pm (CDT, 6 hours behind UK). Unfortunately, late submissions will not be accepted. A Late-Breaking Abstract reports data that […]
James Parkinson FGS (11 April 1755 – 21 December 1824) was a surgeon, apothecary, geologist, palaeontologist, and political activist. He is most famous for his 1817 work, ‘An Essay on the Shaking Palsy’, in which he was the first to describe “paralysis agitans”, a condition that later became known as Parkinson’s disease.
Public registration to observe the NICE Quality Standards committee meeting for Parkinson’s disease has opened on the NICE website. If you would like to register for this committee meeting, please do so via the following web page: https://www.nice.org.uk/event/qsac1-november-2017 Registration for this meeting will close on Thursday 19 October 2017.
Professor Alistair Burns National Clinical Director for Dementia and Professor Bee Wee National Clinical Director for End of Life Care held an NHS England (NHSE) Round table discussion with key stakeholders in London at which the Dementia Academy was represented by MasterClass faculty member Sue Thomas.
The Parkinson’s Academy has an opportunity to respond to suggest five key areas for improvement to go into the NICE Parkinson’s Quality Standard and we are keen to hear about your ideas.
Profile Pharma have paid for and placed this article Xadago (safinamide)▼ Prescribing Information Extending Choice in Parkinson’s Disease was a one-day meeting organised by Profile Pharma (a subsidiary of Zambon SpA), held in December 2016 in London. Chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher from the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Prof Andrew Lees from The National […]
by Dr Peter Fletcher Parkinson’s Awareness Week has come and gone, it’s almost June so it must be the start of our Parkinson’s Academy MasterClass season. Our Advanced MasterClass kicks off on Tuesday 7 June for 3 days and its 26 participants feature a rich mix of experienced clinicians from the specialties of Care of the […]