Useful Links

Many of these sites, groups and services are independent of Parkinson’s UK. We’re confident they can be a good source of further support, but the branch and national charity are not responsible for their content, services or the accuracy of information provided.

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About Parkinson’s

NHS Choices

NHS Choices provides unbiased information about health and social care, and health and care services. It’s a good place to start if you want to know more about Parkinson’s.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/parkinsons-disease/  (opens in a new window)

Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK is a charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. The website has a vast array of information and resources, which may take several visits to find your way around.

Website: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/ (link opens in a new window

Other sites about Parkinson’s

Michael J Fox Foundation

The Michael J. Fox Foundation was founded by actor Michael J. Fox, who was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s in 1991. It has a wide range of resources on Parkinson’s.

Website: https://www.michaeljfox.org/ (link opens in a new window

Parkinson’s Life

Parkinson’s Life is an online ‘lifestyle’ magazine.

Website: http://parkinsonslife.eu/  (site opens in a new window)

Cure Parkinson’s

Cure Parkinson’s mission is to find disease-modifying treatments which slow, stop or even reverse Parkinson’s, so this website is focused on research.

Website: https://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk/ (site opens in a new window)

Support and Advice

Parkinson’s UK Helpline

The Parkinson’s UK Helpline is a free and confidential service providing support to anyone affected by Parkinson’s.

Tel: 0808 800 0303

Newly diagnosed support events

Parkinson’s UK runs information and support events that are specifically designed for people who are newly diagnosed. These events are also suitable for friends, family and carers.

Website: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk…..support-events (site opens in a new window)

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust: Community Rehabilitation Service

The Community Rehabilitation Service assists people in maintaining their personal, family, work, leisure and social activities. The service has access to neuropsychology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation medicine, and speech and language therapy.

Website: http://www.buckshealthcare.nhs.uk/…._neurorehab.htm (site opens in a new window)

Age UK Buckinghamshire

Age UK Buckinghamshire is a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers.

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/buckinghamshire/ (site opens in a new window)

Carers Bucks

Carers Bucks supports carers of all ages and in different caring roles.

Website: https://www.carersbucks.org/ (site opens in a new window)