Parkinson's, Nurse Specialist, Nurse Service

The Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist works closely with our consultant neurologists and geriatricians to provide on-going care and monitoring for people with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s or a parkinsonism.

They are part of the wider community nursing service in Guildford and Waverley, working with patients, carers, GPs, therapists and other specialist nurses.

The service aims to optimise health and wellbeing for individuals through education, specialist advice, support and treatment to optimise health and wellbeing at home and to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions

Service details

The team provides:

  • Assessment and care planning to develop and agree individual goals.
  • Education and advice to support people with treatment and self-management strategies at home.
  • Optimisation of medication and review/advice.
  • On-going support, management, monitoring for any deterioration in condition.
  • Referral where needed to appropriate services.

How can I tell you what I think of the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist Service?

We very much value feedback from all of our patients, and may ask you to complete a satisfaction questionnaire after your appointment.

Who is eligible for the service?

The service is available for adults aged over 18 who are registered with a Guildford and Waverley GP practice.

This includes patients living in their own homes as well as those in residential homes and nursing care homes.

Contact us

The service operates Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays.

However if you would like to speak to a generalist nurse at the weekends or out of hours, please call our Community Co-ordination Centre on 01483 362 020.