Useful links

DVLA renew licence

Have you got a short-term driving licence because of Parkinson’s disease?

You can now renew on line 

Renew your short-term medical driving licence - GOV.UK (


NHS 111

NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you're not sure what to do. 

Tel: 111

Parkinson's logo

The UK’s largest Parkinson’s charity, with information, support and advice on a wide variety of topics

Tel: 0808 800 0303

Cure Parkinson's Trust

A UK based charity that work with institutional funders, governmental bodies and other charities to fund research into a cure for Parkinson’s

Tel: 0207 487 3892

MSA Trust

The UK’s leading charity for people affected by MSA.

Tel: 0333 323 4591

PSPA link

The UK’s leading charity for people affected by Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).

Tel: 0300 0110 122

The Live Well With Parkinson's Project

Introductory sessions suitable for people who would like more information about living well with Parkinson’s. logo

A UK charity that provides support and advice to families supported by Parkinson’s

Parkinson's care logo A UK charity that funds non-pharmaceutical research and also provide practical support to People with Parkinson’s

Tel: 020 3380 2573

Devon and somerset fire & rescue service logo Fire Safety advice and support for people living in Devon and Somerset

Tel: 01392 872200

Cornwall fire & rescue logo Fire Safety advice and support for people living in Cornwall

Tel: 0800 3581 999

Improving lives Plymouth logo Information and advice for people with disabilities and Long Term Conditions

Tel: 01752 201766 / 01752 201900

EPDA logo The European Parkinson’s Disease Association is an umbrella organisation that provides information and support to all Parkinson’s stakeholders.

Parkinson's foundation logo The US’s largest Parkinson’s charity, with information, support and advice on a wide variety of topics.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation logo The Michael JFox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda

The chartered society of physiotherapy logo The CSP is the professional body for UK Physiotherapists and patient health and activity advice.

Tel: 020 7306 6666 logo is an NHS run website with lots of evidence based information and advice regarding Health and Wellbeing

 NHS Fitness Studio                                                                                                                             

Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos across our aerobics exercise, stength and resistance, and pilates and yoga categories. 

These workouts have been created by fitness experts InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. 
NHS Better Health

Get active - Better Health 

It's the perfect time to get active. No matter how much you do, physical activity is good for your body and mind. Adults should aim to be active every day. Some is good – more is better still.

A daily brisk walk can give your body a boost, lift your mood and make everyday activities easier.

Try these tools, tips and special offers to move more every day.

Get active - Better Health - NHS (




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