Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Clinics

The Regional Parkinson’s Service has expanded considerably over the last few years and now holds regular Parkinson’s/Movement Disorder clinics throughout Coventry and Warwickshire.

Referrals to the service can be made by a GP via Choose & Book or in writing directly to the consultants.

Department of Neurology
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust
Clifford Bridge Road
Coventry
CV2 2DX

Enquiries: Telephone 024 7696 5114

 

Hospital consultant-led clinics

Consultant-led clinics are held in all the acute hospitals in the county. The clinics see new referrals to the Movement Disorder and Parkinson’s service as well as ongoing follow up of people with Parkinsonian conditions. The team also runs a specialist Apomorphine and Duodopa service for patients requiring non-oral therapies.

University Hospital - Coventry
16 clinics per month (Dr Lindahl, Dr Strens, Dr Teare, Dr Grubneac and Dr Hills)

Hospital of St Cross - Rugby
Four clinics per month (Dr Strens, Dr Lindahl)

George Eliot Hospital - Nuneaton
Four clinics per month (Dr Teare)

Warwick Hospital
Four clinics per month (Dr Thanvi, Dr Lindahl, Dr Hills)

Stratford Hospital

Eight clinics per year (Dr Strens, Dr Lindahl)

 

Community nurse-led clinics

Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists also run nurse-led community Parkinson’s clinics in many areas around the region, including: Coventry, Rugby, Polesworth, Bedworth, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Southam, Shipston, Alcester, Leamington and Kenilworth.

The Community Parkinson’s nurse specialists also regularly attend the hospital clinics.

 

Hospital nurse-led clinics

Nurse-led hospital clinics are held both at University Hospital Coventry and at the Hospital of St Cross Rugby (three clinics per week) . These clinics are for:

  • One-off appointments for people newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s
  • Monitoring clinics for people who are being considered for, or who are already on, non-oral Parkinson’s therapies (Apomorphine and Duodopa)
  • People recently discharged from hospital where required

Referrals to this clinic can only be made by a Consultant or Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist.

Referral and diagnosis pathway for PD

 

Updated 30 January 2018