Hello and Welcome.
We are people living with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and care-partners across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Join us to experience:
- a warm and friendly local community
- lots of weekly classes and events
- meaningful support and advice
- a positive focus on wellbeing
National Support and Advice
Parkinson’s UK Helpline:
0808 800 0303
The Parkinson’s UK helpline is a free and confidential service providing support to anyone affected by Parkinson’s.
Emails answered within 5 working days
Text relay: 18001 0808 800 0303
Textphone number for textphone users only
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Friendship from a wonderful group of people, useful source of information, support for each other, interesting talks accompanied by tea, coffee and biscuits.Norma
Our branch is a most valuable asset for all of us with PD. It provides an incredible number of activities for all tastes and abilities. We get support from each other.Anne
The branch keeps me connected with activities and people that help keep me healthy in body and spirit. A sense of hopeful community and laughter.Alison
It’s good to meet up and share experiences. There’s always a listening ear. Such a great variety of groups and classes.Dot
Has been a constant positive since I became involved in 2000.Bill
Award of the 2020 Ken Bowler Travel Bursary to Sophie Glendinning
The Edinburgh Parkinson’s Lecture and Edinburgh Research Interest Group (ERIG) were established by Professor Ken Bowler. In recognition of his achievements, in 2019 the Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK established…
NHS Outpatients Appointments
The Parkinson’s Nurses got in touch with the Branch to advise of new procedures when attending Outpatient Appointments. We have attached the guidelines within the Coronavirus section of this website.…
Spark is the newsletter published by Parkinson’s UK in Scotland. It aims to keep volunteers up-to-date with what’s happening in the Parkinson’s community across Scotland. This edition has some very…
We welcome on-line donations to support the work of the Branch. If you are a UK taxpayer, the value of your donation can be increased by completing a Gift Aid Form which can be downloaded as a pdf file.Donate via Just Giving
Interested in Parkinson’s Research?
The Edinburgh Research Interest Group (ERIG) provides opportunities for members with an interest in Parkinson’s research to meet, communicate, work closely together and generally further the cause of research.
Important message about Coronavirus
Edinburgh Branch has suspended all face to face activities. Some of our activity facilitators have devised on-line alternatives.
Join an enthusiastic team of volunteers working to make a real difference to the lives of people with Parkinson’s.