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Event

Diagnosing Parkinson's - is age a factor


29 Sep 2022 15:00 - 16:30

Please note: There is restricted access to the live webinars. Access to the live webinars is for health professionals working in Parkinson’s services and a limited number of PD charity representatives and pharmaceutical representatives. If you are not granted access to the live webinar, you will be able to review the footage, which will be posted on our website shortly after the webinar has been conducted.

Parkinson's Academy will host a live webinar on Thursday, 29 September at 15:00 BST. You are invited to watch the webinar from your computer or tablet. We will be live for 1 hour and 30 minutes via Zoom and a recording will be available following the meeting.

15:00 – 15:45 Parkinson’s Academy Webinar

15:45 – 15:50 Break

15:50 – 16:30 AbbVie promotional session

CPD accreditation

'Diagnosing Parkinson's - is age a factor' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Full conditions of approval are listed in our guidelines.

Please note CPD Federation approval does not include satellite symposia sessions.

Parkinson's Academy webinar:

How do a Neurologist and Older Person’s Physician assess and manage their patients with Parkinson’s. Does the age of the patient play a factor? If so how does that influence clinical practice? What tools should the clinician have in their tool box? Who else should be involved in the care? Join Dr Matthew Smith and Associate Professor Emily Henderson as they discuss these issue and more in providing the best care for people living with Parkinson’s.

Daiga Heisters

Head of Parkinson's Academy, Neurology Academy

Dr Matthew Smith

Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Neurology, University of Bristol

Prof Emily Henderson

Consultant Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Geriatrician, University of Bristol/Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


This webinar has received sponsorship from AbbVie Ltd and is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. The first session in the webinar is designed and delivered by the Parkinson's Academy and sponsored by AbbVie Ltd; the sponsor has had no input into the educational content or organisation of the session. The second session is a promotional session which has been designed and delivered by AbbVie Ltd. and is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. AbbVie products may be mentioned, prescribing information and adverse event reporting information will be available at the webinar

AbbVie Promotional Session:
Exploring the needs of patients with complex/advanced Parkinson’s: Spotlight on advanced treatment options


This is the first promotional webinar of AbbVie’s cONex Spotlight Webinar Series, looking at the experience for complex/advanced Parkinson's patients.

Join Prof. Donald Grosset and Dr Gavin Francis as they discuss the treatment decisions for patients with advanced/complex Parkinson’s. What difference does continuous dopaminergic stimulation make? When should we consider referring for advanced therapy?

Objectives of the webinar:

  • Explore the treatment landscape for advanced/complex Parkinson’s patients
  • Understanding eligibility and suitability criteria
  • Understand the importance of referring eligible patients for assessment for DATs before it's too late

UK-ABBV-220492 Date of preparation: August 2022

Prof Donald Grosset

Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Neurology, University of Glasgow

Dr Gavin Francis

Consultant Physician, NHS Tayside


This event is free to attend as a result of sponsorship from our sponsors. The current event sponsors are listed on this page. In the interest of Neurology Academy and our sponsors’ legitimate business interests, we make available your name, job title and workplace to our sponsors. It allows us to attract the most appropriate sponsors, delegates and speakers for the events and to facilitate potential collaboration and communication between you and the sponsors; and allows us to offer other relevant events and services to the healthcare and life science industries. You can ask us not to share your your name, job title and workplace by emailing info@neurologyacademy.org. We respect the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. The group privacy and cookies policy can be viewed here.

Our sponsor
abbvie logo

This webinar has received sponsorship from AbbVie Ltd and is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. The first session in the webinar is designed and delivered by the Parkinson's Academy and sponsored by AbbVie Ltd; the sponsor has had no input into the educational content or organisation of the session. The second session is a promotional session which has been designed and delivered by AbbVie Ltd. and is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. AbbVie products may be mentioned, prescribing information and adverse event reporting information will be available at the webinar

'The things you can't get from the books'

Parkinson's Academy, our original and longest running Academy, houses 20 years of inspirational projects, resources, and evidence for improving outcomes for people with Parkinson's. Led by co-founder and educational director Dr Peter Fletcher, the Academy has a truly collegiate feel and prides itself on delivering 'the things you can't get from books' - a practical learning model which inspires all Neurology Academy courses.