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Medicine and Me: Parkinson's disease
Tuesday 10 November 2009

Venue: Great Gable Room, Clinical Ageing Research Unit, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL

organised by the Royal Society of Medicine and The Cure Parkinson's Trust

'Medicine and Me' conferences, initiated and developed by the Royal Society of Medicine, are specifically designed for patients. These meetings bring together patients, their families, carers, advocates, patient support groups, clinicians and researchers to discuss care and research issues in a particular condition.

“Medicine and Me: Parkinson's Disease is jointly organised by the Royal Society of Medicine the Cure Parkinson's Trust and the Institute for Ageing & Health, Newcastle University.


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Registration Details: Nurse: £40 Patient - Refundable deposit: £10 Carer - Refundable deposit: £10 Doctor: £75 CPD (Applied for) 12.00 pm Registration and coffee 1.00 pm Welcome address Dr John Scadding, Emeritus Dean, Royal Society of Medicine Chair: Professor Lynn Rochetser, Newcastle University 1.05 pm Types of Parkinson's disease and prediction of response to treatment Professor David Burn, CARU, Newcastle University 1.20 pm Questions 1.25 pm Issues at the time of diagnosis of Parkinson's disease Patients (tbc) 1.40 pm Dr Donald Grosset, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow 1.55 pm Questions 2.05 pm What treatment to give and when Patients (tbc) 2.20 pm Dr Tom Foltynie, Institute of Neurology, London 2.45 pm Questions 2.55 pm Tea break SESSION TWO Chair: Mr Tom Isaacs, Cure Parkinson's Trust 3.25 pm New treatments and research: becoming involved Patient (tbc) 3.40 pm Dr Roger Barker, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 3.55 pm Questions PANEL DISCUSSION Chair: Dr John Scadding, Emeritus Dean, Royal Society of Medicine 4.00 pm All speakers and chairs 4.55 pm Closing remarks Professor David Burn, CARU, Newcastle University; Dr John Scadding, RSM; Mr Tom Isaacs, CPT