Parkinson’s Nursing 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

    The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist non urgent helpline service is available Monday – Friday between 08.30am – 4.30pm. Patients are encouraged to contact the telephone service if they are a resident within the South Eastern Health and Social Care catchment area with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and are:

    • Experiencing side effects from their Parkinson’s Medication
    • Experiencing an acute deterioration in Parkinson’s Symptoms
    • Concerns that cannot wait for their next clinic appointment

    If a patient with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease has questions in relation to the following, they should contact the Parkinson’s UK helpline

    • Employment and benefits
    • Emotional support
    • Local activities
    • Signposting to other sources of information

    The Parkinson’s UK helpline can be accessed via telephone on 0808 800 0303 or by email:

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Contact Details

Parkinson's Nursing Service

Monday – Friday
8.30am -4.30pm

Call us(028) 9263 5794