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Parkinson’s 200 Plus event in Oxford

The background Two hundred years on from the publication of James Parkinson’s Essay on the Shaking Palsy, Parkinson’s UK Oxford Branch invites you to a half-day conference for People with Parkinson’s (PwP), their families, friends and specialist healthcare professionals. PwP have set the conference agenda. We will hear from, and question, clinical specialists and research scientists about current […]

Save Lightburn Hospital

Hi everyone As you may know Gerry McCann and our East Glasgow Group are campaigning with other people in their community to save the Lightburn Hospital, where their Parkinson’s service is based. Last week, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde confirmed plans to close the hospital. This means that the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Shona Robison, […]

Kinetics: the film

We have received a request for support from Sue Wylie, a writer and actress who has Parkinson’s, and who is being encouraged to make her successful stage play into a film entitled: “Kinetics, the Film: Where Parkinson’s Meets Parkour”. To do this she needs to raise £20,000 from lots of people by the end of […]

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Tilo Kunath (Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh) and Parkinson’s fundraiser, John MacPhee, will show how a foreseeable future without Parkinson’s can be achieved in their very own Edinburgh Fringe CODI show “Eradicate Parkinson’s.” CODI provides an informal but high-profile platform for researchers to discuss their work with members of the public in an […]