Ireland now has five Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialists working in the capacity of PDNS within the HSE system:
Anyone who would like to register for the Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist Association (PDNSA), the organisation which supports PDNS's, log on to their website - www.pdnsa.net
Anyone who is interested in doing a course in Parkinson's disease nursing, there are a couple of places running them. In South Bank University, London contact Colin Monks at firstname.lastname@example.org , and in Cornwall contact Lynne Osbourne at
email@example.com . You may find other courses on the Parkinson's UK website or on the PDNSA website , but please bear in mind that some of these courses are no longer running due to low uptake.