In the UK, the Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses are vital and valued members of a PwPs healthcare armoury. Many are rightly lauded by their patients; they are aware of the latest research developments and learn from the real life experiences of their patients. Other heroes – with an understanding and interest in PD – include health care professionals such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists, pharmacists and psychotherapists. Parkinson’s Movement advocates and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, have created some useful resources to support communication in clinical appointments and inform decision-making in Parkinson’s. Our vision is that taking part in research becomes one of those decisions.
Below we have included resources on the website which may prove most useful in clinic, with links to downloadable PDFs for print: