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Who is this tool for?

Doctors, nurses and pharmacists who are looking after patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) who have been admitted to hospital and are unable to take their medications orally.

What is the purpose of the tool?

Where did this tool come from?


  • This tool is no substitute for clinical reasoning, nor should it be used as a substitute for expert advice – please ensure you liaise with your local PD and pharmacy teams about any patient with PD who is unable to take their usual medicines.
  • Extensive effort has been made to ensure this tool is as accurate as possible, however the accuracy and completeness of the information provided cannot be guaranteed.
  • The tool should therefore be used as a guide, with no medical decision being solely made on the results provided by this tool.
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