"Hospital scariest place" for Parkinson's sufferers

Hospital is one of the scariest places for people with Parkinson’s to be according to a new report. The family of a Redruth man with the disease are complaining about his treatment while in hospital with cancer.

Bid for better hospital treatment for Parkinson's patients

The family of a man from Cornwall who had Parkinson's disease have criticised staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro saying they didn't give him the correct medication. They claim John Rogers' symptoms got worse while in their care.

It comes on the day a report has been published, showing 4 in 10 sufferers admitted to hospital are regularly denied medication. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy has this report..

Cornish family calls for better hospital care for Parkinson's sufferers

The family of a man from Cornwall who had Parkinson's disease have joined a national campaign for sufferers to get better treatment in hospitals.

John Rogers from Redruth had the illness for twenty years. It's claimed he was denied regular access to medication while in hospital in Truro.

His daughter Marion Rogers says they're unhappy at how he was treated:-

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