Useful links

NHS Choices

NHS Choices provides unbiased information about health and social care, and health and care services. It’s a good place to start if you want to know more about Parkinson’s.


Parkinson’s UK

Parkinson’s UK is a charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. The website has a vast array of information and resources, which may take several visits to find your way around.


Michael J Fox Foundation

The Michael J. Fox Foundation was founded by actor Michael J. Fox, who was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s in 1991. It has a wide range of resources on Parkinson’s.


Parkinson’s Life

Parkinson’s Life is an online ‘lifestyle’ magazine.


Cure Parkinson’s

Cure Parkinson’s mission is to find disease-modifying treatments which slow, stop or even reverse Parkinson’s, so this website is focused on research


Parkinson’s UK Helpline

The Parkinson’s UK Helpline is a free and confidential service providing support to anyone affected by Parkinson’s.

Tel: 0808 800 0303

Newly diagnosed support events

Parkinson’s UK runs information and support events that are specifically designed for people who are newly diagnosed. These events are also suitable for friends, family and carers.


Parkinson’s Poetry

A poem about Autumn by Peter Taylor, member of the Guildford & South Surrey Branch of Parkinson’s UK

Words and audio recording here


AbilityNet’s friendly tech volunteers provide free IT support to people with dexterity problems, anywhere in the UK. To request support call AbilityNet’s helpline on 0800 048 7642 (freephone) during UK office hours or send an email to


Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers a wide range of support, including help with completing applications for carers allowances and benefits, as well as providing information on welfare rights, consumer issues, employment and housing rights, money and debt. If you live in the Guildford Borough you can contact the Guildford and Ash Branch via telephone 0808 278 7888 or email