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Welcome to the Derby Parkinson's Disease website. The site is for people with Parkinson's and their carers, and for health professionals.

National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence. The NPF has named Derby Parkinson's Team with the University of Nottingham a centre of excellence, one of only two such centres in the UK.

Derby Hospitals Team of the Year 2011. The Parkinson's Team won the Derby Hospitals Team of the year award. The winning team was chosen by the chairman of the Trust Board and was commended for its committment to high quality clinical care

Dr Rob Skelly was awarded a "Decade of difference Award" by the Parkinson's Academy in 2013. The award was for contributions to developing Parkinson's services.

The Derby Teaching Hospitals Parkinson's Team was awarded the Parkinson's Team of the Year Award 2015 by the Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist Association. The award was collected by Lisa Brown.

Local Services for Parkinson's Disease are described. These include:

  • The Movement Disorder Clinic led by Dr Lakmali Sugathapala, Consultant Neurologist;
  • The Multidisciplinary Parkinson's Disease Clinic led by Dr Rob Skelly, Consultant Physician;
  • Community hospital Parkinson's services provided by Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and led by Dr Skelly.
  • Parkinson's UK local branches

General information and advice about Parkinson's Disease is also included. Topics include:



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