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Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist (Brighton & Hove)

We provide access to specialist support for patients with Parkinson's, in the community, to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people and support patients in managing their own condition.
  • Service Location:
    • Brighton
    • Hove
  • How To Access:

    Referrals are accepted by healthcare professionals (for example GP's, consultants, community nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists etc.). Patients who have a confirmed diagnosis of a Parkinsonism (including Parkinson's disease, vascular, MSA, PSP, CBD etc.), made by a consultant neurologist or elderly care physician, can self-refer.

    Referrals are accepted by phone, fax, or post from GP's and consultants following a confirmed diagnosis.

    There is no specific form required, though as much background (medical / nursing / social) information that can be provided will be appreciated.

  • Contact Details:

    Karen Hebborn, Parkinson's Disease Specialist Nurse (Brighton) / Emily Sitch, Parkinson's Disease Practitioner (Brighton)
    Parkinson's Disease Specialist Practitioner Service
    Briggs Unit, Room BU25
    Brighton General Hospital
    Elm Grove
    BN2 3EW

    Tel: 01273 265575
    Email: SC-TR.pdreferralsbrightonandhove@nhs.net

    Emma Hedley
    Parkinson's Disease Specialist Nurse (High Weald Lewes and Havens)
    Parkinson's Disease Specialist Practitioner Service
    Newhaven Rehabilitation Centre
    Church Hill
    East Sussex
    BN9 9HH

    Tel: 01273 666479 | VOIP 7425
    Email: SC-TR.HWLH-Parkinsons@nhs.net

  • Opening Hours:

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • How to find us:

    Free parking and disabled access is available at Brighton General Hospital.

    Local bus information: 01273 886 200

  • More Information:

    Find useful information, and details of your local support group on the Parkinson's UK website.

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