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Paydens pharmacy group raises over £100k for Parkinson’s UK

The pharmacy group also rolled out a Parkinson’s specific MUR in 2018
The pharmacy group also rolled out a Parkinson’s specific MUR in 2018

Paydens pharmacy group, which operates more than 100 pharmacies across the south-east of England, has raised over £100,000 for charity Parkinson’s UK, the multiple has announced.

Paydens has taken part in “everything from bake sales to sponsored runs” to raise money for the charity’s support services for patients and for research to find better treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s, it said earlier this week (July 6)

The pharmacy group first partnered with Parkinson’s UK in 2018, when it rolled out a Parkinson’s-specific medicines use review, allowing pharmacy teams to “support people with Parkinson’s to better understand and manage their medication”, and has since raised £100,275 for the charity . The group’s founder, chairman Dennis Pay, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2008.

Managing director Alexander Pay said on Monday (July 6) that he is “so proud” of Paydens’ teams for “coming together to fundraise for Parkinson’s UK”.

“We want to say a heartfelt thank you to them and our customers for their ongoing support,” he added.

Parkinson’s UK’s chief executive Steve Ford said the charity is “thrilled that Paydens employees have raised this incredible amount for Parkinson’s UK”, and that they have “continued their efforts even during this difficult time”.

“Support from Paydens helps us provide vital services to the Parkinson’s community right across the UK, whether that’s our helpline, tailored online exercise classes or making sure people who normally receive face-to-face support continue to do so in new ways,” he added.

What do you make of Paydens' partnership with Parkinson's UK?

Nancy Tunick, Administration & Support

I am 56 years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease after four years of decreasing mobility to the point of having family dress me. One of my first symptoms was the lost of my sense of smell. Experiencing the beautiful aroma of a rose was no longer something to look forward to, carbidopa medicines was prescibed, but i couldn't tolerate the side effects,This year(2020), i was introduced to Rich Herbal Gardens and their successful Parkinson Disease treatment protocol,I started on the RHG Parkinson Disease Formula. Its been 4 months since I completed the treatment, all my symptoms including tremors, speech problems and other symptoms stopped Visit RICH HERBAL GARDENS website ww w . richherbalgardens .com

N O, Pharmaceutical Adviser

It won't be long before Pharmacies start raising money through this route to stay open!

A.S. Singh, Community pharmacist

Great Effort. keep it up!

Samantha Taylor,

Well done Paydens. Fantastic amount to raise. 

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