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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What's in a Support Group?

Parkinson’s WA offers 21 Support Groups for people with Parkinson’s, partners/carers and 55 Years and Under. We have 11 across the metropolitan area and 10 based in regional WA.

At these groups, our participants share their personal experiences, provide encouragement, comfort and advice. There are also opportunities to gather information on a range of subjects and to connect in with local services that can support you.

“We are all healers of each other. ...David Spiegel's study of putting people together in a Support Group, some people in it live twice as long as other people who are not ...he said that people just cared about each other. The reality is that healing happens between people.” Rachel Naomi Remen

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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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