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...
Parkinson's nurses

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 me ...
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...
Insomnia and Parkinson’s by Tony Gregory

Insomnia and Parkinson’s by Tony Gregory

Sleep
Insomnia and Parkinson’s. Insomnia is a bedfellow of Parkinson’s disease and I have suffered from it. The word insomnia is used quite freely to d...
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"Arthritis causes me more trouble than Parkinson's". By Tony Gregory

Arthritis
"Arthritis causes me more trouble than Parkinson's". We, at Spring Chicken, have been discussing comorbidity, that is, a medical condition existing...