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Useful links to external sites

Parkinson's UK This is the leading UK-based PD charity. It funds many research projects. It also has reliable, practical information for carers and patients. Advice is available on drug management, diet, exercise, alternative therapies and carer support.

Sarah Matheson Trust The UK support charity for people with Multiple System Atrophy and for carers. The charity also funds research and is a source of information and education for patients, carers and professionals.

The Michael J Fox Foundation is an American charity "dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease within the decade through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today." It also has useful information for people with Parkinson's.

NICE guidelines on Parkinson's Disease The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence is a UK-based independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the prevention and management of disease. In 2017 NICE updated its guidance on the management of Parkinson's Disease.

Caring for someone UK government website for carers. Contains details of carers' rights, support services, carers' allowances, how to contact other carers, looking after yourself etc.

Carers Trust East Midlands- caring for carers Charity aiming to support carers.

Derbyshire carers Website for carers living in Derbyshire.

Making Space Another website that might be of interest to carers

PSP Association Organisation providing information about progressive supranuclear palsy and supporting research into this condition.

Parkinson's Foundation The Parkinson's Foundation is the largest Parkinson foundation in the United States. PF supports Parkinson-related research, patient care, education, training, and outreach.

Derbyshire Community Health services trust

Talking Mental Health Derbyshire People with a Derbyshire GP can use this website for resources. You can access pyschological therapies for conditions such as anxiety and depression. You do not need a GP referral letter; you can self refer. Services include counselling and cognitive behavior therapy.

International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Society for neurologists, other clinicians and scientists interested in Parkinson's and related conditions.

BGSMDS Website of the British Geriatrics Society -Movement Disorders Section.


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