The North West RIG Launch meeting!

Meeting link: Please Register for the event below so we can keep track on numbers Schedule May 14th 2021 1:30 Meeting opens 1:40 Introductory greetings from Nicola (chair) 2:00 Seminar style talk from Professor Monty Silverdale Title: Diagnosing the Scent of Parkinson’s with Mass Spectrometry and Joy Talk summary. The chance of developing aContinue reading “The North West RIG Launch meeting!”

Let’s talk about… constipation

World Parkinson’s Day (11th April) kicks off Parkinson’s awareness week, an annual opportunity to raise funds and increase awareness. To mark the occasion, the Parkinson’s UK’s North West RIG is publishing a series of blogs throughtout the week. First up, let’s address a subject that people with Parkinson’s are often all too aware of: constipation.Continue reading “Let’s talk about… constipation”

The first NWRIG open meeting

Dear NWRIG members, It was wonderful to see so many of you at our first open meeting via Zoom. This is just a quick update re: discussions and how we’ve followed-up. After a few introductions, we discussed whether the group needed a social media presence. There was a mixed response (some prefer Facebook, some Twitter,Continue reading “The first NWRIG open meeting”

Parkinson’s: The Funny Side

Paul Mayhew-Archer is a British writer (The Vicar of Dibley), producer, script editor and actor. He recently wrote a documentary called “Parkinson’s: The funny side”, which made us laugh. We thought you’d enjoy it too. It is available on iPlayer (search for Parkinson’s: The Funny Side), and can be viewed here along with other shortContinue reading “Parkinson’s: The Funny Side”