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Tagsa Uibhist - Slàinte agus Sunnd are hosting a guest speaker event next week with experts on Parkinson’s Disease and Delirium.

The event, jointly organised with NHS Western Isles and the University of Edinburgh, will take place on Thursday, April 13, at An Caladh, Balivanich. It is aimed at carers, professionals, and other interested parties.

The forum starts at 9.30 am with Angela Macleod of the NHS Western Isles Neurology Department discussing “Understanding Parkinson’s Disease - Symptoms, Treatments and Support.”

At 11.15 am, Professor Alasdair MacLullich will give a talk entitled “Caring for people with Delirium: how to recognise, treat and help prevent this common and serious condition.”

Professor MacLullich is a Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Edinburgh University and a Consultant in Medicine of the Elderly at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

You can join the in-person event via Zoom by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..