Community Parkinson's Nurse
In April 2019 Capital Health Network launched a dedicated phone advice service for people living with Parkinson’s Disease in the ACT. The CHN Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist, Naomi Edison, is available:
each Wednesday morning between 9am and noon
on 0400 206 793.
If Wednesday morning is not a convenient time for you, just ring the number any time and leave a message for Naomi, who will call you back when she can. Please leave a short message with your name and the best phone number for Naomi to call you on.
What the phone clinic can offer:
assistance in navigating the health system
basic education and information regarding symptom management
advice on available services in the ACT and assistance in making referrals
identification of short term concerns and appropriate pathways for management.
What the clinic cannot do:
offer advice regarding medications, medication adjustments and prescribing options.
Naomi is also available to attend general practices to meet with Practice Nurses and/or patients alike to speak with them about a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis.