Information about Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's UK is a national support and fundraising charity. The website is packed with information about Parkinson's. You will find out all the latest news, publications and research updates, as well as contact information for support groups in your area.
Join the online discussion forum to share your experiences of living with Parkinson's and chat to other people in the same situation. Everyone affected by the condition is welcome to join, including families and carers.
Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm, available from the Parkinson's UK charity. There are expert nurses and helpline staff available to provide impartial information about all aspects of Parkinson's, including taking medication, claiming benefits and much more. And you can contact them if you want to talk to someone about living with the condition.
Anyone affected by Parkinson's can call or email the helpline for support and information. The service is confidential and calls are free from landlines and most mobile networks. An interpreting service is available for anyone who doesn't speak English.
Information for Health Professionals
The Parkinson's UK website provides a vast amount of information for professionals wishing to find out more about the condition, including information about a range of courses and seminars. There is also a professionals network, information on key policies in Parkinson's, guidelines for health and social care practitioners and highlighted areas of good practice to inform service development.