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20th Anniversary of the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists

On Wednesday 21 November 2018 Parkinson’s WA held a celebration at The Niche for the 20th Anniversary of our Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist Service. We were very lucky to have in attendance at the celebration, Honourable Roger Cook MLA (Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health) who gave an uplifting speech. 20 years ago on November

Posted on: 22 November 2018
close up of the parkinsons nurse specialists and roger cook mla

A Walk In The Park 2018 Success

We have had our best year yet, with over 1000 people uniting to take part in the 2km and 5km walks, to increase the awareness of Parkinson’s in Western Australia. Hundreds of people registered on the day, with many wearing our new blue t-shirts. It was great to see a sea of blue on the

Posted on: 27 September 2018

A Walk In The Park Volunteers

We had 49 volunteers at A Walk In The Park this year, with their help they ensured that the day ran smoothly. Our volunteers this year were from Curtin University (ParkC) and UWA, plus many of our regular volunteers. A special mention to Tamara Clarkson and Lisa Clarkson who were the Volunteer Coordinators again this

Posted on: 26 September 2018
close up of volunteers at parkinsons wa a walk in the park

Gut Research

As part of the Parkinson’s WA 2018 Zrinski Research Grants program, expressions of interest for research participants are being sought for a study looking at the gut microbiota and Parkinson’s. Dr Ryan Anderton from the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science is the lead researcher and is looking for a range of participants for this

Posted on: 26 July 2018
closeup of people volunteering for Parkinson's research