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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Next step in personalised medicine to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

23 October, 2018 | Posted in:

Ray Chaudhuri, Professor in movement disorders and neurology at King’s College Hospital (KCH), has produced his latest piece of research in Parkinson’s care and management – the development of a personalised medicines checklist. The Director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation Centre of Excellence at King’s Health Partners (comprising King’s College London and KCH) has been […]

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Research Engagement: A meeting dedicated to Research Engagement and Involvement

20 September, 2018 | Posted in:

Our Parkinson’s Academy has a 16 year pedigree of designing, delivering and evaluating its MasterClasses in order to educate UK frontline clinicians, support quality improvement and provide a forum for the Parkinson’s (PD) clinical family to network. We are very proud that those clinicians reflect real-world practice in that they are drawn from medicine, nursing […]

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