Audit of ICD documentation in patients receiving Dopamine agonists

By Dr Alagaratnam Niruban, Consulant Geriatrician & Dr Indunil Gunawardena, Consultant MFE, Norfolk & Norwich NHS Trust

Background of MDC Service in NNUH

  • Based in Norwich, Norfolk
  • Multi-disciplinary movement disorder clinic
  • Patients over the age of 70
  • 3 Consultants
  • 1 Parkinson’s disease nurse specialist
  • 1 physiotherapist / 1 occupational therapists
  • Total of 4 clinics a week
  • Can refer for SLT, Old-age psychiatry, Dietician
  • Work closely with Neurology Department
  • Community Parkinson’s disease nurse specialists
  • Average number of follow ups per patient –2 per year

More Parkinson's Academy Medication Projects

Inpatient PD Medication Management
By Dr James Gaywood, ST7 Care of the Elderly, Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Assessment of Rotigotine patch in Parkinson’s disease patients
By Dr Shital Shah, Consultant Physician, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Parkinson's Disease Acute Admissions Medication Audit
By Dr James Shaw, Specialist Registrar, Perth Royal Infirmary
'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.