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Parkinson’s: how you can ensure patients get their medication on time

With caseloads for specialist nurses climbing, awareness among all healthcare staff is vital

Putting people with parkinson’s disease back in control

This article outlines how health and social care services need to enable people with Parkinson’s disease to take control of their lives and what Parkinson’s UK is doing in partnership with health and social care professionals to achieve this. It describes the development of an excellence network to link professionals and lead improvements in services, and highlights the importance of getting the right care at the right time. Nurses have an important role in improving the patient experience by enabling people with the condition to have better control of their treatment and their lives.