Latest research highlights growing evidence for environmental and prodromal factors in Parkinson’s

21 September, 2020 | Posted in:

A team of researchers have just published findings of an increased incidence of Parkinson’s associated with environmental, genetic and prodromal factors. This study is the latest in a growing body of research suggesting that the prevention of Parkinson’s, the fastest growing neurological condition in the world, is possible. The team, led by Benjamin Jacobs and […]

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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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ParkinsonCare telenursing case history in print

10 September, 2020 | Posted in:

We are delighted to announce the publication of a further article highlighting the benefits of ParkinsonCare, the Parkinson’s telenursing service, recently launched in Italy and spearheaded by Dr Fancesca Mancini. The innovative tool has been used as a daily approach to specialist nursing care for people with Parkinson’s, covering medication, lifestyle and environment (fig 1). […]

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Changes to the Neurology Academy Team

8 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Neurology Academy has remained as dynamic as ever over the past few months. Adapting our educational offerings to reflect the changing times and limitations brought about through the coronavirus pandemic, we have also expanded our workforce, which has shifted and adapted too. Dr Arthi Rajkumar, who initially joined us as PA to Jamie and Project […]

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Parkinson’s Concierge- Living a life with Parkinson’s virtual conference

7 September, 2020 | Posted in:

1st-2nd December 2020 “Living a Life with Parkinson’s” Parkinson’s Concierge are delivering the first Patient Led Conference Module by people living with Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Concierge – who are we? Russ Bradford and Charlotte Allen both have Parkinson’s, live together and operate Parkinson’s Concierge together We are a Patient Run Business – Developing a Global Parkinson’s […]

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Reframing powerpoint – giving a message that lasts

7 September, 2020 | Posted in:

Most of us assume that if we are asked to ‘give a talk’, we are also being asked to ‘prepare some slides’. Does it follow that the two should house the same information, though? TED talks, arguably some of the best-delivered speeches available online, say that  ‘A single, strong, graphic image or succinct line of […]

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Parkinson’s Cutting Edge Science 2020 goes virtual!

Our annual conference focusing on Parkinson’s, examining the latest science and helping clinicians apply it to practice will still feature imminent speakers and untangle the complex world of Parkinson’s. However, this year, the conference will take place virtually. From blood pressure to cognition, medication to wearables, this year’s speakers will unpick and unpack the latest […]

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WRIGHT Foundation CIC: Exercise for Long Term Neurological Conditions course

26 August, 2020 | Posted in:

WRIGHT Foundation CIC are holding a tutor-led virtual learning course on Exercise for Long Term Neurological Conditions, developed through funding from Sport England, Parkinson’s UK and MS Society, to help develop the knowledge and understanding of exercise professionals working in exercise referral settings with individuals with the most common neurological conditions. The course is endorsed […]

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