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
Music And Movement Project: Participants Urgently Needed
Following on from the great success of the Edinburgh Lecture on 28th September, the importance of exercise and movement is very evident. We are extremely keen to support this new…
Edinburgh Lecture: Another Success!
The 2022 Edinburgh Parkinson’s Lecture was a huge success. Julie Jones once again captivated and educated her audience, with her enthusiastic delivery, and interesting content. David Melton (Chair of ERIG)…
Opera Film Being Produced: Take Part Online
Cohere Arts have been awarded funding from Arts Council England to make a film of HerStory, an opera celebrating the artistic talent of the Parkinson’s community. The piece is inspired…
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.
Updated message about Coronavirus
Edinburgh Branch continues to increase the number of face to face activities and meetings we offer, as restrictions change. We are guided by Government and NHS guidelines.
Join an enthusiastic team of volunteers working to make a real difference to the lives of people with Parkinson’s.