Liz Scott (November 2018)

20140321_Liz Scott_005C_SMALLAs many of you know, I have retired from my full-time post of Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist and hope to return in October to work part-time (20 hours per week).

I started my training in 1977 and have worked for most of the last 41 years in the NHS, apart from a three-year break when I studied history and archaeology. In 1977, there were no specialist nurse roles and computers took up a whole room and produced paper tape with holes in! Some things have been lost Continue reading Liz Scott (November 2018)


A pilgrimage of wine and cheese

At a Wine and Cheese Evening kindly organised by the Great Kingshill Residents Association, branch member Peter Charles, spoke about his remarkable 1,500 mile pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostelo in 2016.

Cherry Tree Farm Barn was filled with local residents, friends and members of our Branch eager to hear Peter’s reminiscences.

As usual, Peter spoke honestly and very amusingly about Continue reading A pilgrimage of wine and cheese


Christmas lunch – Monday, 3 Dec 2018

Save the date! Our Branch Christmas lunch this year will be on Monday, 3 December, 11.30am for 12 noon at Harewood Downs Golf Club.

This is a members-only social event – look out for full details in a leaflet enclosed with your November newsletter (posted end October).


Rotary Club supports people with Parkinson’s

Thanks to Marlow Thames Rotary Club, five invited Branch members and their family carers – eleven people in all – enjoyed a trip on the river from Henley on Thames aboard a specially adapted boat called “Rivertime” on Sunday 23 September.

The early morning rain and wind abated considerably by the start of the trip and everyone had a good time.  People who went said: Continue reading Rotary Club supports people with Parkinson’s