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Introduction 

In Medway, we are fortunate to have two active Parkinson’s UK support groups. The main group, The Medway Towns Branch,  meets every 4th Saturday of each month at 10.30 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church Hall, Chatham ME4 6JE and the Working Age Group meets every 3rd Thursday at Prince Arthur Road Indoor Bowling Club, Brompton, Gillingham ME7 1UR. Both groups offer information, friendship and support to all local people affected by Parkinson’s. The groups are both part of Parkinson’s UK, the UK’s support and research charity which is leading  the work to find a cure, campaigning to change attitudes and demanding better services

For more information contact Nansubuga Kolawale on 0344 225 3664 or e-mail vc.south2@parkinsons.org.uk

Parkinson’s UK Medway Branch

The Parkinson’s UK Medway Towns Branch offers information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s their families and carers, along with organising regular events and social activities,,,   Read More

Free Boxing Taster Sessions for people with Parkinson’s

The sessions are tailored to help those with Parkinson’sand are individually programmed, with plenty of, rest periods.

The current date and times are Saturday  3rd & 17th November and, Saturday, 1st December, from 14.30 to 15.30.  Permanent classes are scheduled for, Jan 2019

Location  St Mary’s ABC Boxing Club, 1 Street End Road, Chatham. ME5 0BS (Car Parking available in LutonLibrary car Park ME5 7LA)

Boxing therapy for Parkinsons coming to Medway


Parkinson’s UK Medway Working Age Group (WAG)

The Medway & District Working Age Group was formed to give support to those of working age who have Parkinson’s or who are otherwise affected by the condition, such as partners and family members. You can learn a lot just by talking to other people affected by Parkinson’s and sharing their experiences…..Read More


Parkinson’s specific exercise class

Parkinson’s Specific Exercise Class Launch Event

This is a high intensity class with regular assessments and forms the basis of an ongoing study into how exercise can affect the progression of Parkinson’s. Partners are invited to come along for a coffee and a chat whilst those with Parkinson’s do their exercises. There is a small fee for this class.

The Parkinson’s specific exercise class is held every Tuesday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm at St. Mary’s Island Community Centre, Island Way West, Chatham ME4 3EP.