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Welcome to the Derby Parkinson's Disease website. The site is for people with Parkinson's and their carers, and for health professionals.

Derby Parkinson's Symposium 2019. The 4th annual Parkinson's Symposium for people with Parkinson's and their carers will take place on 16th November 2019. Save the date! Further details to follow.

Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence. The PF has named Derby Parkinson's Team with the University of Nottingham a centre of excellence, one of only two such centres in the UK. We were delighted to be awarded a $20,000 International Innovation Grant to begin Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for local people with Parkinson's and mild cognitive impairment or early dementia. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Parkinson's Foundation.

Parkinson's UK Service Development Grant. The Derby Parkinson's Team was delighted to be awarded a £22,000 service development grant to integrate physical and mental health services for peole with Parkinson's. The project started in March 2019. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of Parkinson's UK.

Parkinson's Excellence Network Awards 2017. The Derby Parkinson's Team was highly commended in the first Parkinson's Excellence Network Awards held in March 2017.

PDNSA Parkinson's Team of the Year Award 2015. The Derby Teaching Hospitals Parkinson's Team was honoured to receive the Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist Association Parkinson's Team of the Year Award 2015. The award was collected by Lisa Brown.

"Decade of difference award 2013." Dr Rob Skelly was delighted to receive a decade of difference award from the Parkinson's Academy in 2013. The award was for contributions to developing Parkinson's services.

Derby Hospitals Team of the Year 2011. The Parkinson's Team won the Derby Hospitals Team of the year award. The winning team was chosen by the chairman of the Trust Board and was commended for its committment to high quality clinical care

The Derby Parkinson's Disease Team has won the Hospital Doctor Parkinson's Team of the Year Award 2007. Click here to find out more.

Local Services for Parkinson's Disease are described. These include:

  • The Movement Disorder Clinic led by Dr Lakmali Jarman, Consultant Neurologist;
  • The Multidisciplinary Parkinson's Disease Clinic led by Dr Rob Skelly, Consultant Physician;
  • Community hospital Parkinson's services provided by Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and led by Dr Skelly.
  • Parkinson's UK local branches

General information and advice about Parkinson's Disease is also included. Topics include:



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