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You can now donate directly to the West Herts Branch online via People's Fundraising.

Welcome to the West Hertfordshire Branch of Parkinson’s UK

We help people in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and the surrounding areas. The Branch is lively and friendly and consists of local people who are affected by Parkinson’s. For the latest branch news and information see our News page.

Welcome to the West Hertfordshire Branch of Parkinson’s UK

We help people in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and the surrounding areas. The Branch is lively and friendly and consists of local people who are affected by Parkinson’s. For the latest branch news and information see our News page.

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Activities

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The branch provides a range of different activities. You don’t have to be a member to come to any of our weekly or monthly activities.

Meetings

We have a variety of Branch Meetings and local Support Group meetings held throughout the month.

 

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Calendar and Events

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Visit our interactive calendar and events list to see what is happening near you.

Exercise

Exercise Classes

The branch provides a range of different activities in various locations. Hopefully there is something that will appeal to everyone.

Help and Information

Help And Information

Visit our Help and Information pages for a comprehensive list of local resources available to you.

 

Fundraising

We hold a range of fundraising events each year and there’s usually something for everyone. Why not join in?

Latest News and Events

Below are the most recent news and events items that we have added to the site. You can read all of our news by going to the News page

Parkinson’s Walking Netball and Exercise Classes

Parkinson’s Walking Netball and Exercise Classes

Parkinson’s Walking Netball is held on Wednesday afternoons at 1-2pm at Everyone Active, Westminster Lodge, St Albans.  There is no need to book, just turn up and pay £5.50 on the day.  Partners and carers are also welcome. Parkinson’s Exercise classes held at...

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July Branch Meeting Research Round-Up with Dr Lucy Annett

July Branch Meeting Research Round-Up with Dr Lucy Annett

You can watch the video recording of Dr Lucy Annett's research summary and download the presentation slides. Our Vice-President and Research Champion, Dr Lucy Annett joined us to tell us about recent research, following her attendance at both the British Neuroscience...

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Yoga Exercises with Liz Oppedijk

Yoga Exercises with Liz Oppedijk

Liz Oppedijk from Accessible Chair Yoga joined us in the Stanborough Centre for our June Branch Meeting. In this video Liz gives a sample session of chair yoga. Liz is a co-founder of ACY and a leading expert on Chair Yoga in the UK. She came to yoga in her fifties,...

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Urgent Request For Focus Group Participants

Urgent Request For Focus Group Participants

Dr Nada Yousif from the University of Hertfordshire is inviting people to join a focus group to shape a research proposal for a funding application to investigate the use of ultrasound to treat tremor in Parkinson’s. The focus group will be on Thursday 29th June, from...

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Songlines for Parkinson’s – Seeking Participants

Songlines for Parkinson’s – Seeking Participants

This research project aiming to develop and test a new group-based music and movement course to help improve quality of life of people with Parkinson’s is seeking participants. It is based at the University of Hertfordshire In Hatfield and Stevenage but if you need...

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May Branch Meeting

May Branch Meeting

At our May Branch Meeting we were joined by Georgina Sait from the Parkinson's UK Campaigns Team for an interesting talk on the sterling work that the team has been doing on behalf of people with Parkinson's nationally. She has kindly forwarded us a copy of her...

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