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Six myths about Parkinson’s Disease and why they are untrue

On Saturday 27th April members of the Edinburgh Research Interest Group were entertained and informed by a talk from Dr David Breen, a newly appointed neurology consultant in the Western General Hospital. His theme was Six myths about Parkinson’s Disease and why they are untrue. You can download the material associated with David’s talk as […]

Branch AGM 2018

The Branch AGM for 2018 was held on 14th March 2018 at Goldenacre Bowling Club. You can download a pdf file of David Adam’s presentation through this link: AGM2018 report David’s presentation included two video clips from Parkinson’s UK, the first of which features our Branch Nordic Walking Group. The second clip shows a Tai […]

Talk to Branch by Dr Richard Davenport on Diagnosis of PD

Instead of the originally advertised topic we were privileged to have Dr Davenport talk to us about “The evolving differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease” based on a presentation he made at the recent “Parkinson’s Disease 200: back to the future” conference at the Royal College of Physicians in September. There is an awareness among clinicians […]

Learning About Falls

The Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK hosted a workshop entitled Learning About Falls on Friday 10th March, 2017 at Bellevue Chapel, Rodney Street, Edinburgh. The NHS website confirms “Falls are a common, but often overlooked, cause of injury. Around one in three adults over 65 who live at home will have at least one fall […]