Nuclear Medicine

Services at | Updated 20 Nov 2014

Imaging is provided by three Siemens SPECT gamma cameras, PET/CT scanning is currently provided via a mobile scanner.  Radionuclide therapy is also offered on an outpatient basis.  .Administration of radioactive substances to patients is performed under the supervision of three ARSAC-licence holding specialist consultant radiologists (one of whom also specialises …


Vestibular (Balance and Dizziness) Service

Services at | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology balance dizzy vestibular

The Vestibular service (also known as Neurotology or Neuro-otology) is a Medical Consultant-led Multidisciplinary team consisting of Audiovestibular Physicians, Audiovestibular Scientist and Audiologists who work closely together with ENT (Otolaryngology), Neurology and Physiotherapy departments to assess and manage patients with balance problems and dizziness.  The department has expertise in performing …


Epilepsy

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 23 May 2019 | Tags: epilepsy epilepsy surgery first fit fits functional non-epileptic attack disorder neuropsychiatry neuropsychology seizures tuberous sclerosis turns vagal nerve stimulator videotelemetry VNS

Our team of Epilepsy specialists provide a comprehensive service covering all aspects of epilepsy care including diagnostic and treatment facilities, including Vagal Nerve Stimulation and an epilepsy surgery program. Our multidisciplinary team includes epilepsy nurse specialists, neurophysiologists, neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, and neurosurgeons, working together to provide outstanding care for the adult …


Headache service

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 26 Jul 2018 | Tags: headaches migraine

The headache service runs six specialist outpatient clinics each week providing assessment, investigations, advice and treatment to patients suffering with all forms of disabling headache and facial pain. Conditions treated include: Migraine (episodic and particularly chronic migraine) Cluster headache Medication-overuse headache New daily persistent headache Hemicrania continua Paroxysmal hemicrania SUNCT …


Movement disorders

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: movement disorders neurology parkinson's disease tremor

The Atkinson Morley Movement Disorders Group provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for people with movement disorders. Movement disorders are conditions involving the nervous system that affect the speed, fluency, quality and ease of body movements. Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor are common Movement Disorders. In recent years, there has …


Botulinum Toxin Therapy

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: botox botulinum toxin therapy neurology

Botulinum toxin therapy (also known as Botox) is used to treat a range of neurological conditions and disorders for adults and children, including dystonia, spasticity and migraine. Botulinum toxin is a therapeutic muscle relaxing agent that is injected through a very fine needle. It weakens overactive muscles or reduces sweat …


Hearing Therapy Service

Services at | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids hyperacusis tinnitus

The hearing therapy service is for adults who are having difficulty adapting to life with hearing loss, tinnitus or hyperacusis. At your first appointment, you will see an audiologist with specialist training in tinnitus and hyperacusis, and also in advanced rehabilitation techniques. The first appointment is an assessment and it …


Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Service

Services at St George's Hospital, St John's Therapy Centre, Tooting Health Centre | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids

The tinnitus and hyperacusis service is for children and adults who have difficulty coping with tinnitus (noises in the ears and/or head) and/or hyperacusis (oversensitivity to sound). At your first appointment, you will see an audiovestibular physician or ENT surgeon, who will take your history and work towards identifying a …


Paediatric Hearing and Hearing Aid Service

Services at St George's Hospital, Tooting Health Centre, Trevelyan House Surgery | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids paediatric

The paediatric service is for children of all ages and young persons who have suspected hearing problems. Age-appropriate hearing assessments are  carried out by audiovestibular physicians and/or audiologists.  The team works closely with ENT (ear, nose and throat) colleagues where surgical intervention is indicated for conditions such as glue ear. …


Adult Hearing & Hearing Aid Service

Services at | Updated 28 May 2019 | Tags: audiology hearing hearing aids

The Adult Hearing and Hearing Aid Service is for adults who have suspected hearing problems. We accept referrals for adults of all ages. Assessments may be carried out by audiologists and/or audiovestibular physicians. At your first appointment, we will ask you a number of questions regarding your hearing problems and …