Pill management - the bane of my life. By Tony Gregory

Pill management - the bane of my life. By Tony Gregory

Personal stories
This is the bane of my life. I am sure that the average patient needs a vast number of tablets each day. I presently use 18. A well organised pati...
Bronze staute of a Parkinsons' Nurse on leafy background

A Quick Guide to Parkinson’s Nurses

Personal stories
In my experience, the role of the Parkinson's Nurse is central to the successful management and care of Parkinson's patients. My Nurse told m...
Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Parkinson's
Spring Chicken’s Tony Gregory shares his experience with Parkinson’s in response to the research published by Parkinson’s UK this week.   I beca...
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A friend's sudden death by Tony Gregory

End of life
My oldest friend died recently. He had been playing tennis and collapsed on the tennis court. He was a man of great energy, playing sport regularly...
A group of pillows on a couch signifying 'up all night' with insomnia

Insomnia and Parkinson’s - the ‘not so strange’ bedfellows.

Sleep
The word insomnia is used quite freely to describe poor sleep. We have all heard a member of the family or a friend telling us that they have been...
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Comorbidity - Arthritis is more troublesome than Parkinson’s

Arthritis
We, at Spring Chicken, have been discussing comorbidity, that is, a medical condition existing simultaneously but independently with another condit...

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