Patsy Cotton

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Movement Disorders
NHS Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre

Patsy works in the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre. Being actively involved in direct patient contact professionally in Neurosciences Nursing and previous experience in Intensive care.

Management experience of 10 years lead to the development of Parkinson's Service in Greater Manchester now spanning over 20 years. She served on the Parkinson Disease Nurse Specialist Committee in office for 5 years. Proactively working to develop services for people with Parkinson’s. In her own area but also on a national level.

Patsy and her team recent achievements include the Parkinson’s Excellence Award 2018 and Innovation Practice Award 2019 Parkinson ‘s Disease Nursing Association.

She attributes here knowledge in Parkinson’s to the patients she has been privileged to work with and her Consultant Neurology colleagues.

Appointed to the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network 2019. Currently Clinical Lead; Innovation and Best Practice