Health Webinar | Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Parkinson's

14 May 2022 3:00 PM 2 hours 30 minutes

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Parkinson's UK East Midlands Research Interest Group (PEMRIG)

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About this Webinar


This is a FREE WEBINAR on Health

Schedule : May 14th 2022 Time: 3:00 pm IST

Is this a LIVE WEBINAR : yes, this will be a live webinar

Is this an ONLINE WEBINAR : yes, you can attend this webinar online by clicking on the Button "Go To Event"

About the Speakers : 

Parkinson's UK East Midlands Research Interest Group (PEMRIG)


About the Event :

Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Parkinson's

This online East Midlands Parkinson's Research Forum is organised by the local Parkinson's community and supported by Parkinson's UK.

The event features evidence based talks from people with expertise in Parkinson's, Dementia, Psychology and Mental Health and will include practical advice on improving Mental Wellbeing.

Each speaker will give a 20-minute presentation and have a few minutes to answer questions immediately afterwards. After the presentations we will host a longer Q & A panel session with all the speakers.

We invite you to submit your questions beforehand to John Turner by email to


10.30 Welcome by John Turner, Chair, PEMRIG

10.35 Prof Jane Simpson, Psychological Therapies for people affected by Parkinson’s.

11.05 Dr Becky Dowson, Music and singing for people living with dementia, Parkinson’s and their carers

11.35 Break

11.45 Vanessa King , Practical Science-based Ideas to Sustain and Boost Wellbeing for People with Parkinson’s and their families.

12.15 Panel Interactive Question and Answer Plenary Session. Our speakers will answer your questions.

13.00 Forum closes

You can view and download the full event programme and agenda, below

PEMRIG Spring 2022 Agenda and Biographies