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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…

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…

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Cork Parkinson’s Association Supporting Mental Health

This year, for the first time ever, Mental Health is the major theme for World Parkinson’s Awareness week. On Friday 16th April @11:00, Pat Harkin, who is the Head of West Cork Mental Health Services, will be talking about Mental Health issues specifically relating to people living with Parkinson’s. This call is open to everyone…

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Parkinson’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign: raise PD to Cohort 4 – support our e-petition

We have sent this letter to the Minister for Health and our local TDs. Please help us to get PD patients moved higher up the list for vaccination by signing and circulating our e-petition to your family, friends and anyone who can support us. The more signatures we get the stronger our voice will be….