Campaigns & Lobbying

We wrote to the Prime Minister following the delivery of the Parky Charter.
Today a team from Spotlight met at 10 Downing Street as the Parky Charter was handed in.
Ahead of the debate, Parkinson’s UK briefed members of the House of Lords about the challenges our community face in accessing health services that are vital to managing the range of Parkinson’s symptoms.
A brief explanation of the WPC YOPD Project.
The fifth World Parkinson Congress was held in Kyoto, Japan. The congress welcomed 2,777 delegates from 60 countries.
Would you be interested in telling your story? There are many ways you can get involved.
Spotlight YOPD is a UK-based charity with the ultimate goal of supporting patients with young-onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD), raising the profile and mobilising research into YOPD.
In this revealing blog post, "Simon Templar" shares his harrowing experience with dopamine agonists and their unexpected effect on his impulse control, leading him into a dangerous and costly gambling experiment.
Spotlight YOPD launched in January 2016 - the first charity in the world dedicated to representing those with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease. Back then we knew it was different from traditional PD but didn't then have the science to back up just how different. Now we do! Read on.