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Job Opportunity

 

Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist,

based in Co. Cork

 

How to apply

Our Parkinson’s
nurse helpline

Our experienced Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist is available for phone support

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm

1 800 359 359

Please note that this is not an emergency helpline and we aim to get back to you within one working day. If your call is regarding an urgent medical matter, please contact your GP, consultant or A&E department.

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Medication Shortage Update

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