Sinemet® Shortage

The world-wide shortage of all forms of Sinemet® has been ongoing for some time.

We can now confirm that Sinemet® will continue to be in short supply until possibly December 2019. The shortage is due to a problem at the manufacturer’s level.

We will keep you updated as new information becomes available.

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April is World Parkinson's Awareness Month!

April is World Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and throughout the month events are taking place all over the world to raise more awareness and vital funds for research into better treatments & ultimately a cure.

There are a few ways to get involved this April – keep an eye out on our social media pages for ideas.

Thursday April 11, 2019 is World Parkinson's Day, click below for events on the day.

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Contribute to Parkinson's Research here in WA

Curtin University researchers are conducting a world first clinical trial and need your help. Research at Curtin University is examining if brain training and brain stimulation together can improve thinking and memory skills in people with Parkinson's.

If you are interested in taking part, or would like to chat about the study, please contact Emily Corti on (08) 9266 9157 or email emily.corti@curtin.edu.au

All participants will receive a $75 Coles/Myer voucher!

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INSIGHT 2019

INSIGHT 2019 is an online event launching on World Parkinson's Day on April 11 for everyone to UNITE, PARTICIPATE and have easy access to EDUCATION.

Proceeds from all ticket sales will be going towards funding education, services and care for people living with Parkinson’s. Together with other international Parkinson’s organisations it will be a global effort and collaborative mission to raise $1 million from ticket sales for the Parkinson’s community and research.

Early Bird tickets are on sale NOW, click Read More to purchase.

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Health Care Professionals

In addition to our own nursing service, Parkinson’s WA provides education, resources and support for health professionals working in the Parkinson's community. We produce several resources specifically for Health Professionals including manuals for nurses, GPs and physiotherapists plus a variety of free brochures.

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