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New branch for Parkinson's sufferers

PUBLISHED: 12:26 10 March 2008 | UPDATED: 09:46 11 August 2010

The Parkinson s disease Society (PDS) officially launched a new branch in Barking and Dagenham, on Friday March 7. People with Parkinson s and their families from the area have been meeting for the past eight years, offering each other support, informati

The Parkinson's disease Society (PDS) officially launched a new branch in Barking and Dagenham, on Friday March 7.

People with Parkinson's and their families from the area have been meeting for the past eight years, offering each other support, information and advice.

Now they have decided to become an official PDS branch to ensure the long term future of this support offered on a local level.

The inauguration was at 2pm at The Red Cross, in Cambridge House, Barking.

For more information on the branch, contact the chairwoman, Denise Maule on 020 8594 5950.

For further information on Parkinson's disease, contact the free helpline on 0808 800 0303. Or visit the PDS website www.parkinsons.org.uk

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