Parkinson’s Nursing Service

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What is the Parkinson’s Nursing Service Continence Service?

The South Eastern HSC Trust has a full time Parkinson’s Disease Nurse covering the whole geography of the Trust to provide:

  • Information on Parkinson’s Disease and its progression
  • Support for the person living with Parkinson’s Disease, the carer and the family
  • Neurological and psychological support in managing the symptoms 
  • Advice on medication management
  • Information on community care support services
  • Liaison with consultants & GPs plus referral to other members of the health and social care team.


Referral Criteria

Patients referred to the service must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a new or existing diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed by a consultant
  • Live within the South Eastern Trust

Or

  • Have a complex need relating to worsening of symptoms beyond normal day-to-day variations

Or 

  • Require Palliative support and management

 



Clinics

Clinics will be held at several locations across the South Eastern HSC Trust.

Home Visits

Attendance at clinics is preferable; however, home visits may be arranged for people who physically are not able to attend the clinic.


Contact

As the Parkinson’s Nurse covers the total geography of the South Eastern Trust and will be in a different location daily, to make contact with her you are kindly requested to phone or email.

Telephone: (028) 9055 3211
Please listen to the recorded message, leave your name, contact telephone number and a short message. The name and contact number is very important. The answering machine will generate an e-mail to the nurse on her phone and computer to indicate that there is a call waiting for her. This reduces interruptions when working with patients. Your call will be returned within 24-48hrs.

Other Useful Contacts

Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s helpline
Telephone: 080 8800 0303

Email: hello@parkinsons.org.uk