As 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)→
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.
On Saturday, 29th September almost a hundred intrepid quizzers enjoyed a fun evening of brain exercises. They were given celebrities to name, herbs and spices to identify, song lyrics to tantalise the memory and Dingbats to stretch the imagination. Continue reading Quiz Night 2018→
The Dung Beatles, a Buckinghamshire-based Beatles tribute band, are performing a special fundraising concert in aid of Parkinson’s UK Amersham and High Wycombe branch on Friday, 16 November, at the Polish Club in Amersham. The band, formed in 2013, play Continue reading Dung Beatles Play for 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.