Heidi Reynolds diagnosed with Parkinson’s in July 2014 age 37. Following medical retirement from the Metropolitan Police where Heidi held specialist roles at New Scotland Yard, worked on 2012 Olympic Games & managed a community team of over 100 staff, however, she knew she still had something to give.
Heidi is passionate about highlighting there is life beyond diagnosis. Aspirations can be achieved. She founded the Worldwide Community Network Start Living Today PD. SLTPD has three words at its core, Positive Motivated Happy. Exercise plays a vital role as do connections. Connections with others & new or existing hobbies, Heidi believes these elements along with dovetailed working relations with your healthcare team will give the best quality of life. A brand new website is about to launch too following amazing public support through crowdfunding http://www.startlivingtodaypd.life/. Start Living Today PD already has 5.5k followers in just under 2 years & is going from strength to strength. Heidi is incredibly grateful for everyone’s support and belief.
Heidi is a Parkinson’s Ambassador for MedLearn the NHS/Government conduit & i-Prognosis innovative European project looking at Parkinson’s early intervention through technology. She recently renewed her wedding vows to her rock & soulmate. The ceremony was in Australia with family she hadn’t seen for 33yrs.
Heidi carries out media interviews, awareness talks & events. She spoke at the 2017 National Neurological Nursing Association conference in the UK attended by Opposition party leader Jeremy Corbyn. . . She is exercise mad, talks too much and loves a selfie too. (Let’s see who’s still reading)