Farewell to Mary Foley

Farewell to Mary Foley

It is with sadness and thanks that we bid farewell to Mary J Foley, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the Movement Disorder clinic in St. Finbarr’s Hospital, Cork. Mary has been an incredible support to people with Parkinson’s in Cork for many years, whether it was being there at the end of the phone, or…

Wireless monitoring in Parkinson’s

Within the PDRC, the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation is currently co-leading, along with the Tyndall National Institute for ICT hardware and systems, two projects on the use of wireless monitoring for Parkinson’s disease. With European and Enterprise Ireland funding, we are exploring the value of continuous monitoring as part of overall PD healthcare.

Latest Update from the HSE on the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 is a highly infectious disease which can cause serious illness, hospitalisation and even death. The COVID-19 vaccine will offer you protection from COVID-19. If you do catch COVID-19 after vaccination, you should be protected from the serious illness the virus can sometimes cause. The vaccine is not mandatory. But we strongly recommend that you…

Cork 500 Member challenge

With the support of the CPA committee, Tony Wilkinson will be heading up the “Cork 500 Member” challenge. With more than 1,250 people in the county with Parkinson’s we are aware that people do not know of the network of support and information available to them through CPA. Many of them are residents in Care…