CPA meets Cork TDs in Dublin to drive the “Patients Deserve Better” campaign.

We had a very successful meeting in Buswells Hotel on 24th November and met some very influential Cork TDs who actively support the campaign. We were also joined online by a number of interested parties and other neurological groups anxious to highlight the shortage of Neurological Specialist Nurses and the impact this has on their…

“Patients Deserve Better” – Cork needs 16 Neurological Specialist Nurses

We will be speaking to all Cork TDs and Senators at a meeting in Buswells Hotel on Wednesday 24th November at 11.00 highlighting the woeful impact the lack of Neurological Specialist Nurses has on their constituents and how breaching this gap can save the HSE money. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/89839488219?pwd=Ylh2RkNZNmFPQWhHTjJmM1VLYkVnUT09 Meeting ID: 898 3948 8219Passcode: 575673

Study on freezing episodes etc

Róisín Guerin is doing a 2nd year Masters of Physiotherapy at UCC and is one of Dr Ruth McCullagh’s students.  She is running a survey to study freezing episodes, falls and physical activity engagement in people with Parkinson’s Disease. We can help her by completing this survey at the following link https://forms.gle/dZQFpERNhKxMEnhj9 .  The survey should only take…

‘Patients Deserve Better’ November Campaign

The ‘Patients Deserve Better’ campaign is seeking investment to tackle the serious shortage of nurse specialists in neurology in Cork. Based on local and international recommendations, Cork University Hospital needs 20 nurse specialists in neurology. The hospital has just four; a shortfall of 16 nurse specialists caring for people in Cork and surrounding counties.  Nationally, there is a shortfall of over 100…

CPA AGM on 20/10/21 @ 7.00

Cork Parkinson’s Association will hold their Annual General Meeting next week. Please find the Agenda and links for joining the call below. This is a great opportunity to get involved and help support the committee in building a strong and vibrant community. AGM Agenda Presentation of 2020 Financial Reports by Ted Horgan Chairperson’s report by…

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FREE: Moving-Well with Parkinson’s Class

Every Friday from 11-12 we offer a FREE Moving-Well with Parkinsons Class, onLine with ZOOM. Moving Well with Parkinsons is a one-hour dance experience for people age 55+. It is an uplifting, extremely popular modern dance class which seamlessly transports you to a very joyful place, whilst improving breathing, balance, fluidity, flexibility and strength –…