We just wanted to remind you all that of our helpline service will be open at limited times over the Christmas holiday period. It can be very busy during this time, so the Helpline’s focus will be on dealing with medical enquiries as these are the greatest priority for people with Parkinson’s. The opening times will be:
Monday 24th 9.00-12.30
Tuesday 25th closed
Wednesday 26th closed
Thursday 27th open 10-2.00
Friday 28th open 10-2.00
Saturday 29th closed
Sunday 30th closed
Monday 31st open 10-2.00
Tuesday 1st Closed
Wednesday 2nd 9.00-7.00 ( back to normal)
You can contact our free helpline on 0808 800 0303 .
Other sources of support include out of hours GP services, emergency services or, in England and Scotland, people can call NHS 111; in Wales, they can call NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47; in Northern Ireland, they can call emergencies services or their GP. The Samaritians can be contacted on 116 123
We’ve also put together a few tips to help make this Christmas and New Year as easy and enjoyable as possible for people with Parkinson’s. You can find all this information on the website HERE .
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the forum team at Parkinson’s!