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

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

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. Click on the title or the “read more” link to open the item up full screen. You can read all of our news by going to the News page

Quiz Masters

The third annual quiz night was as ever run with military precision by Ruth Venn. It is always tricky to assess the questions and their level of difficulty because they are always easy if you know the answers. However, the winning team appeared to know more than the...

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Exploring Anxiety in Parkinson’s

Would you like to take part in a study to help researchers gain a better understanding of anxiety and worry in people with Parkinson’s? King's College London are looking at anxiety and worry in people with Parkinson's (led by Professor Richard Brown). They are in the...

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Change of Speaker for October Meeting

Owing to circumstances beyond our control there is a change of speaker for the Branch Meeting on 18th October. We are delighted to welcome Angela Collins, who will be telling us about life working as a puppeteer, how she started and a demonstration of how puppets are...

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South Coast Challenge Walk

Phil Hobbs, whose wife Linda has Parkinson’s and is one of our branch members, set out on August Bank Holiday Saturday to take on the South Coast Challenge. Phil and his team walked from Eastbourne to Brighton which is 55 km (34) miles, in a day, in aid of Parkinson’s...

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