Charity Focus: Parkinson’s UK

Charity Focus: Parkinson’s UK

This feature provides information about the support and resources available from Parkinson’s UK, a charity specifically focussed on driving better care, treatment and quality of life for anyone affected by Parkinson’s disease – patients, carers and family, and health and social care professionals.

Parkinson’s UK can be found on social media:

Support for patients

Parkinson’s UK has a number of resources that pharmacy teams can display in their pharmacies or signpost patients to on the Parkinson’s UK website such as:

These resources, as well as many more, are all available to order free of charge by post, phone or email.

Parkinson’s UK also has a free, confidential helpline as well as Parkinson’s local advisors who have a wide range of knowledge and expertise about Parkinson’s and know about services in the local area.

For healthcare professionals

Parkinson’s UK has a dedicated section on their website, UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network, aimed at health and social care professionals who work with people affected by Parkinson’s. It contains resources, education and training opportunities, as well as the latest news for professionals. You can sign up to the Excellence Network newsletter to be kept up to date on all the latest news, training, resources and events.

Resources that pharmacy teams may find useful are:

These resources, as well as many more, are also all available to order free of charge by post, phone or email.

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