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Glove Technology update

Our good friend and supporter, Lorna Kenny researcher at UCC is conducting further research and will be testing the glove device for the next few weeks on Friday afternoons at St Finbarr’s hospital. Many of us have been involved in testing this before and if you are interested and would like to take part in…

The WIDE-AWAKE Club – starts again in September!

As we know all too well, sleep and night-time problems are common in Parkinson’s leaving you feeling tired and drowsy. We can be more prone to insomnia because of symptoms, such as tremor, stiffness, pain and restless legs syndrome, that can disturb sleep. Parkinson’s medication can cause excessive daytime sleepiness or sudden onset of sleep. This can be severe for some…

Our Parkinson’s Awareness Week Conference – Amazing success story!

We would like to thank Dr Sean O’Sullivan, Dr Ruth McCullagh, Dr Emma O’Shea and Prof Suzanne Timmons for their very engaging and thoughtful presentations. We have received fantastic feedback from attendees who found the topics covered meaningful and reflected their own experiences. What really made the difference for our attendees is that the session…

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CPA mark Parkinson’s Awareness Week -Question Time this evening @ 7.00

As part of world Parkinson’s Awareness week, CPA is organising a virtual spring conference on April 14th in partnership with Parkinson’s Disease Research Cluster (PDRC) based in UCC starting at 10.00 am.   This is a unique opportunity for anyone living with Parkinson’s as well as carers, medical/trainee professionals, healthcare workers, community nurses and support…