Dopamine Agonist Monitoring

By Belinda Kessel, Parkinson's Specialist and Geriatrician, Princess Royal Hospital, University Hospital Farnborough


  • Increasing use of Dopamine Agonists within PD patients
  • Increasing awareness of potential side effects
  • Increasing recommendations by drug companies and BNF on monitoring
Dopamine Agonist Monitoring

More Parkinson's Academy Medication Projects

Timely medication/link Nurse
By Moira Whitlock, Parkinson's Specialist Nurse, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Motor complications in Parkinson's Disease: Providing timely and appropriate access to 'Complex therapies'
By Kelley Storey, Parkinson's Clinical Specialist, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
'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.