Category Archives: General information

Getting help from NHS during Coronavirus outbreak

I have come across a useful booklet giving advice about how you can access the normal services of the NHS during the coronavirus outbreak. Details may well be changing ; I think it was current as of May 29th . … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s and Coronavirus booklet

Click here to download a full size booklet from Parkinson’s UK about Parkinson’s and Coronavirus. This is in full colour and has 28 pages. This was published in mid-May and is a very useful summary of much of the information … Continue reading

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10 Today exercise videos

We all know exercise is very important but it is so difficult to keep going during lockdown when we don’t have the weekly motivation of an actual exercise class.The internet is awash with videos, targetted at all ages and abilities, … Continue reading

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The NHS is open as usual!

We have been repeatedly told recently that the NHS is open for business and you should continue to access the service when you need to, though there will be a greater emphasis on phone consultations rather than face-to-face. If you … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters

RHL – Rushmoor Healthy Living – have put up a really great range of links on a Boredom Busters page. Please note RHL states “We do NOT endorse these websites or any of the companies/products advertised on the sites, and … Continue reading

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Coping during the lockdown

Here is a nice video here drawn by one of the national charity supporters, Johnny Acheson. Johnny is a doctor who has Parkinson’s and has done lots of drawings around the brain badge. It has a cartoon approach but still … Continue reading

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Beware of scams

This information is taken from the Rushmoor Borough Council webpage about Coronavirus At this time more than ever, it’s really important not to get caught out by scams and rogue traders. According to Hampshire County Council’s trading standards team, known … Continue reading

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Have your say!

The Parkinson’s UK campaign team would like your ideas about what they should be prioritising over the next 5 years. Go to https://surveys.parkinsons.org.uk/s/youshape/ to complete a survey (Or call 020 7963 9349 to get a paper copy of the survey) … Continue reading

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Useful websites

Here are two websites which you might find useful. completecareshop Tourism for all

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Keep up to date with Parkinson’s research

Join the Research Support Network of Parkinson’s UK. More details at https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/research/get-involved-research. As a member you will receive notifications, usually via email, about opportunities to take part in research projects. These vary from detailed clinical trials of new treatment techniques … Continue reading

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