Parkinson's Disease

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Electronic Resources

The NHS subscribes to key healthcare databases, full text journals, e-books and more for its staff. To access these you need to have an Athens username and password. You can obtain one by self-registering at:

An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital

E-Books Collection

(Require Athens Registration)


Staff can access the following Parkinson's Disease full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
  • Health Ageing and Clinical Care in the Elderly
  • International journal of Older People Nursing
  • Journal of Gerontological Nursing
  • Parkinsonism & Related Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Reviews in Clinical Gerontology

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Parkinson's Disease professionals.

Age UK (For Professionals)

Provides expertise and resources for those influencing, designing, commissioning and delivering services for people in later life.

Anatomy TV

The 3D anatomy resource features anatomical pictures that can be rotated, and layers can be removed in order to expose underlying structures. Access via Athens

CKS (Clinical Knowledge Summaries)

Parkinson’s Disease summary, scenarios and management of the topic.

Clinical Key

Search from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information and images. Access via Athens

Clinical Skills

More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and regularly updated. Access via Athens

Cochrane Library


Contains high-quality evidence to inform healthcare decision making, it includes reliable evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised clinical trials (RCTs).

Cochrane Clinical Answers


Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.


A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.

NHS Choices

Provides guidance about tools and resources that may be useful.


Pathway guidance (CG35) on the diagnosis and management Parkinson’s Disease.

Parkinson’s UK

The professional network provides the latest  information tailored to your needs. Key publications are available.

Whole Brain Atlas

The atlas is comprised of still pictures and movies provide.