Registrations open for the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network 2019 Conference and Awards

17 December, 2018 | Posted in:

Registrations are now open for the 2019 UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Conference and Awards, 16 – 17 May 2019, Manchester. The meeting will bring together the Parkinson’s professional community to share, learn and shape the future of Parkinson’s services. The event includes the third Excellence Network Awards – recognising outstanding health and social care services […]

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New Parkinson’s learning pathway for health and care staff

12 December, 2018 | Posted in:

The Parkinson’s Academy is delighted to have supported the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network in developing a comprehensive Health and Care Staff Learning Pathway which is now available on the Parkinson’s UK website: parkinsons.org.uk/learning The pathway is designed to enable staff working with people with Parkinson’s to easily find appropriate learning, development opportunities, and improve their understanding […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Where are we with deep brain stimulation?

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Is postural instability the clinical cornerstone of Parkinson’s diagnosis?

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Personalised medicine in Parkinson’s: From theory to reality

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Where are we going with medications?

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Do we need to rethink imaging?

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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Updated guidance on Occupational Therapy in Parkinson’s released

6 November, 2018 | Posted in: ,

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists have released new guidance on the use of occupational therapy in managing Parkinson’s. Currently holding the motto ‘helping people to live, not exist’, the College are, as with many elements of service and care within the NHS, having to make a strong, evidence-based case for their work. This guidance, […]

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Cutting Edge Science – Do we need to rethink genetic testing?

In July this year, the Parkinson’s Academy presented “Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians”, an educational meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd. This one-day meeting was chaired by Dr Peter Fletcher and attended by a diverse audience of neurologists, care of the elderly physicians, psychiatrists and Parkinson’s nurses. The meeting was a chance to […]

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