MEDICAL COLLABORATION for Nutritional Therapists

By Lucille Leader

ISBN-13: 978-0-9526056-5-2     (Denor Press)

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Lucille Leader Dip ION NTCC CNHC registered

www.lucilleleader.com

Lucille Leader, award winning registered Nutritional Therapist, is currently the Nutrition Director of the Parkinson's Disease Integrated Nutrition Clinic, in London, UK (Quality of Life Award for Functional Health in Parkinson’s (USA) and The Outstanding Practice Award (UK)).

This clinic was originally named The London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic, based at that time at Highgate Hospital in London. Dr Geoffrey Leader, the clinic’s Medical Director, was an early pioneer in the integrated, team approach to the management of chronic illness, with a special interest in the management of Parkinson’s Disease.

Lucille Leader is particularly interested in biochemically- based, personalised nutritional support in chronic illness, with a special interest in neurodegenerative disease, especially Parkinson’s Disease.

She has lectured on University accredited BSc and MSc courses on Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Collaboration for Nutritional Therapists. She has also presented lectures at International Parkinson’s Disease Congresses, to Parkinson’s Support Groups and has been the author and co-author of 6 successful books on Parkinson’s Disease.

She is a Council Member of the Food and Health Forum of the esteemed Royal Society of Medicine, London,UK and a member of BANT and CNHC.

She is author, co-author and editor of other successful books including this publication:

Lectureships have included the Nutritional Therapy MSc degree course at CNELM (accredited Middlesex University, UK), BSc courses at Westminster University and the Institute of Optimum Nutrition, in the UK.

She has delivered many lectures on the nutritional aspects in Parkinson’s Disease to Parkinson’s Disease support groups in The United Kingdom, South Africa, Austria, Croatia and the United States of America.

She has also lectured to health professionals and has been interviewed by the BBC and SABC Radios. She has published in medical, para-medical, nutritional and health support journals including the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA), The Motor Disorders Journal, The EPNN (Nurses) Journal and that of The Parkinson’s Society of the Czech Republic. She also runs private tutorials for paramedical and medical professionals.

Parkinson’s Disease Congress presentations include:
The World Parkinson’s Congress in Scotland, Meeting of the Minds Congress in the USA, The Parkinson’s Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna, The European Parkinson’s Disease (EPDA) Congresses in Italy, Portugal and Croatia and in London.

Awards
Lucille Leader has been honoured with a PRO “Quality of Life Award for Parkinson’s” in The United States and the CAM (IHCAN) “Outstanding Practice Award” in the UK.

Memberships
Lucille Leader is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK and is Council Member of its Food and Health Council. She is also a member of the The European Parkinson’s Disease (EPDA) Expert Review Panel.

Memberships include the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT), CNHC Registration and The British Society for Ecological Medicine (BSEM).

Dr Geoffrey Leader MB ChB FRCA

Email: gleader@doctors.net.uk

Dr Geoffrey Leader, a graduate of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London, is a Consultant Anaesthetist and is the award winning Medical Director of The Parkinson’s Disease Integrated Nutrition Clinic in London UK (Quality of Life Award for Functional Health in Parkinson’s (USA)).

This clinic was originally named The London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic, based at that time at Highgate Hospital in London.

Dr Geoffrey Leader, the clinic’s Medical Director, was an early pioneer in the integrated, team approach to the management of chronic illness, with a special interest in the management of Parkinson’s Disease.

He is co-author and editor of successful books including this publication:

Lectures
He has presented papers on anaesthetic subjects at international congresses and has published in prestigious anaesthetic journals including Anaesthesia and Dutch anaesthetic journals. His Parkinson’s Disease Congress presentations include:

  • "The Intravenous Aspects of Nutritional Support in Parkinson’s Disease" at the Parkinson’s Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna.

  • "Nutritional Therapy and Cellular Environment in Parkinson’s Disease"at the ground-breaking Parkinson’s symposium “Meeting of the Minds” in the United States.

  • "Specialised Nutritional Management in Parkinson’s Disease"at the 5th Multi-disciplinary Conference of the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) in Portugal. He was honoured in the United States with a "Quality of Life Award for Parkinson’s."

Memberships

Dr Geoffrey Leader is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Anaesthetists and The Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom.

Dr Serena Leader MB BS BSc DRCOG MRCP MRCGP

Dr Serena Leader has always championed a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare which includes nutrition. She has an appreciation of the pivotal role of the General Practitioner (GP) in coordinating multidisciplinary care. Her medical background has been in hospital medicine, including posts in London at The Royal Free Hospital, The Hammersmith Hospital and The Brompton Hospital. She has obtained Memberships of both the Royal College of Physicians and The Royal College of General Practitioners in London, UK.

She practices as a GP in London.

Professor Leslie Findley KLCJ TD MD FRCP FACP

E-mail: ljfindley@uk-consultants.co.uk

Professor of Health Sciences (Neurology) at South Bank University, London, UK. Senior Consultant Neurologist at the Essex Neurosciences Unit, Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex, UK. Professor Findley is Founder and Chairman of the National Tremor Foundation and a Trustee of the National ME Centre for Fatigue Syndromes. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA.), member of the WHO Working Party on Parkinson's Disease and past Chairman of The Parkinson's Disease Society of the United Kingdom.

He is a promoter of the multi-disciplinary approach, which includes nutrition, to the management of Parkinson's Disease and other neurological illness. He has written the Foreword to the well-acclaimed book on the subject of this integrated approach, "Parkinson's Disease - The Way Forward!" (Denor Press: ISBN 0 9526056 8 6) together with Dr Geoffrey Leader, Lucille Leader, Professor Aroldo Rossi, Dr Lia Rossi-Prosperi and other eminent specialists in the field of Parkinson's Disease.

He is also the author of the Foreword in the successful book "Parkinson's Disease - Reducing Symptoms with Nutrition and Drugs" (Denor Press: ISBN 978 0 9526056 4 5) by Lucille Leader and Dr Geoffrey Leader

His main clinical and research interests are movement disorders and fatigue syndromes.

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