The family of a man from Redruth who had Parkinson's disease have joined a national campaign for sufferers to get better treatment in hospitals.
John Rogers suffered from the illness for 20 years. It's claimed he was denied regular access to medication while in hospital in Truro.
The Royal Cornwall Hospital is to take part in research to help find a cure for Parkinson's. The charity, Parkinson's UK, wants to recruit volunteers across the UK and the Truro hospital will be one of the centres involved. The £1.6m study aims to identify early signs of the disease