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Take strides in the SW for a Parkinson’s cure

Authored by Mary

People across the South West of England are being asked to sign up to their local Walk for Parkinson’s event and stride towards a Parkinson’s cure by funding groundbreaking research.

This month, charity Parkinson’s UK has launched its annual Walk for Parkinson’s fundraiser. All the money raised from the walks will go towards the charity’s vital work to change the lives of everyone...

National award win for Plymouth Parkinson’s Service

Authored by Sarah Parker

Massive congratulations to the Neurology Parkinson’s Service at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, winners at the first UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Awards.

The awards, which took place on Friday 3 March 2017 in Leicestershire, were the first of their kind and recognised and celebrated the outstanding services that make a difference to people in the UK affected by Parkinson’s.

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Parkinson’s Service shortlisted for national award

Authored by News Desk

The Neurology Parkinson’s Service at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted as a finalist in the first UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Awards.

The awards, which are the first of their kind, aim to recognise and celebrate outstanding services that make a difference to people in the UK affected by Parkinson’s.

Dr Camille Carroll, Honorary Consultant Neurologist at...

Cholesterol-lowering drug trialled as a potential treatment for Parkinson’s

Authored by Sarah Parker

A clinical trial using cholesterol-lowering treatment Simvastatin in people living with Parkinson’s is getting underway in centres across the country – with the hope that it could become one of a number of effective treatments available to treat Parkinson’s.

Spearheaded by Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, the double-blinded placebo controlled study will...

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