Progressive supranuclear palsy

Here you'll find our current definition of the critical illness, additional condition or child specific condition we cover. We've also listed any previous definitions we may have had. With each new definition we've highlighted what's changed from the previous definition.

Current definition

October 2016

Progressive supranuclear palsy

The separate definition of progressive supranuclear palsy was removed in October 2016 as this condition is now included under the new definition: Parkinson plus syndromes.

Change from the previous definition

This definition has been removed.

Previous definitions

Progressive supranuclear palsy – resulting in permanent symptoms

A definite diagnosis by a consultant neurologist of progressive supranuclear palsy. There must be permanent clinical impairment of motor function.