The role of the voluntary sector is discussed from the standpoint of the Parkinson's Disease Society (PDS). The Society's Welfare Service is committed to listening to the needs of people with PD and their carers. One example of the "pump-priming" process is the Neurocare Project. Models of good practice should benefit increasing numbers of patients and carers throughout the country. Another form of "pump-priming" is the developing cooperation of charities, including the PDS, in "Neuro-Concern". However, charities must expect to be "pit props" to some extent. They should be valued partners with others in the planning of improved services for people with neurological conditions.
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