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Community Hospital Parkinson's Services.

Dr Rob Skelly FRCP MMedSci is a consultant physician and geriatrician with a special interest in Parkinson's Disease. He visits Ripley Hospital on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. He visits Babington Hospital Day Unit in Belper on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Dr Sirish Vasireddy is a consultant physician and geriatrician with a special interest in Parkinson's Disease. He visits Ilkeston Hospital or Long Eaton Health Centre once a month to see people with Parkinson's. He also does a general medical clinic at Ilkeston Hospital on Wednesdays and is able to see Parkinson's patients in that clinic also.

Shauna Hather is Neurology Nurse Specialist for Derbyshire Community Health Services. She provides post-diagnosis counselling, and follow up services for people with Parkinson's. She also sees people with other neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease.

Ripley Hospital is the base for Amber Valley Neurological Outpatient service. Leanne Taylo , Senior Physiotherapist, and Rachael Shuma, Senior Occupational Therapist, provide an outpatient/outreach service to people with Parkinson's Disease who have a GP within the Amber Valley area.They also run an Education and Exercise group for people with Parkinson's Disease. This is a 6 week course which runs approximately 3 times per year. Peter Ford, physiotherapist has an interest in Parkinson's and sees patients at Babington Day Unit.

The community hospital services are provided by Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust. The Community Trust and Derby Hospitals Foundation Trust work closely together through the Southern Derbyshire PD Steering Group.

 

 



 


 

 

  Rob Skelly
Dr Vasireddy

Amber Valley PD Team