Alison Anderson

Parkinson's Advocate

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s at the age of 46, prompted Alison to step away from a 30 year career in the NHS, including specialist nursing and management roles. Alison has since embarked on a number of adventures including cycling Vietnam to Cambodia and Land’s End to John O’Groats. In 2023, Alison will lead a team who will cycle from London to Barcelona to attend the World Parkinson Congress of which she is an Ambassador. When she’s not cycling, Alison enjoys tennis, boxing, dog walking and playing chess as well as spending time with her husband and three sons. Alison writes a blog about living with Parkinsons: