Parkinson's disease


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​Advisory Panel

Professor Tipu Aziz
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Nuffield Hospital, Oxford.
Wendy Benson
Patient Representative, Oxford Parkinson's Disease Support Group.
Carol Dumelow
Dr Richard Greenhall
Honorary Consultant Neurologist.
Dr Ann McPherson
Medical Director, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Rachel Miller
Researcher and retired GP.
Mari Prichard
Karen Rose
Young Onset Representative, Bristol Parkinsons' Disease Young Onset Support Group.
Angela Weir
Parkinson's Disease Nurse, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Acknowledgements and thanks 
To all those who took part in interviews. We would also like to thank the following for their help at our fundraising event; Professor Tipu Aziz, Mari Carpenter, Hilary Elliott (carer), Nigel Hamway, Tom Isaacs, Oxford Playhouse, Michael Palin, Parktown Strutters, Libby Purves, Jon Snow, Julie Taylor (carer), John Thirwell and Barbara Thompson.

Supported by:
NHS Service Delivery and Organisation Research and Development Programme


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