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

National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence. Derby Parkinson's Team with the University of Nottingham was awarded Centre of Excellence status by the NPF in 2011-2016, one of only two such centres in the UK. This status was renewed in 2016 until 2021.

Parkinson's Excellence Network Awards 2017. The Derby Parkinson's Team was highly commended in the first Parkinson's Excellence Network Awards held in March 2017.

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

"Decade of difference award 2013." Dr Rob Skelly was delighted to receive a decade of difference award from the Parkinson's Academy in 2013. The award was for contributions to developing Parkinson's services.

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

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

  • The Movement Disorder Clinic led by Dr Lakmali Jarman, 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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