European Academy of Neurology Congress 2020

29 May, 2020 | Posted in:

This year’s European Academy of Neurology Congress took place from May 23rd-26th and was the first of its kind to be entirely virtual.  The opening presentation, given by Prof. Dr. Med Claudio L Bassetti, Acting President of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), highlighted the unprecedented circumstances under which the globe is currently operating. With […]

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Webinar: Parkinson’s – How to remote consult during COVID-19

18 May, 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 Introduction Dr Richard Davenport […]

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Webinar: #PDCovid19 Nurse Q&A

5 May, 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. Chair Speakers Resources Telephone clinic information […]

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Article on the outcome of Parkinson’s patients affected by COVID-19

1 May, 2020 | Posted in: ,

A group of four Parkinson’s clinicians have published their findings of the outcomes of Parkinson’s disease in those affected by COVID-19, examining a cohort of 10 patients. The article, ‘Outcome of Parkinson’s Disease patients affected by COVID-19′ by Prof Angelo Antonini, Dr Valentina Leta, Dr James Teo and Prof K Ray Chaudhuri, is the first […]

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“Thank you NHS” from BIAL Pharma

30 April, 2020 | Posted in:

A short message to the NHS from the Parkinson’s Academy COVID-19 webinar sponsor, BIAL Pharma: BIAL Pharma’s support of the webinars is a continuation of their educational support and partnership with the Parkinson’s Academy, where they also support MasterClasses and an annual, national event, Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians. View COVID-19 webinars  The meetings […]

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Simple isolation checklist for Parkinson’s patients

24 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Parkinson’s MasterClass delegate Jane Price has created a simple isolation checklist for her service and has used this to contact patients with a structured approach to check on issues and difficulties that may have arisen as a result of the lockdown. Many patients begin by saying that they are self-isolating, but when Jane asks them […]

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NHS volunteer responders available to anyone who feels at higher risk of contracting COVID-19

23 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Health and social care professionals have been informed today that they can refer people directly to the NHS volunteer responder scheme.  The scheme, established in direct response to the coronavirus pandemic, was launched as a means of supporting those who are self-isolating or have been told to shield* because they are at higher risk from […]

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