Tagged: neurology


Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Services at | Updated 11 Aug 2020 | Tags: neurology neuromuscular Neuromuscular disorders neurorehabilitation

At the Atkinson Morley Neuromuscular Centre at St George’s Hospital we run a specialist clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). We treat patients holistically working with a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and allied health professionals in neurology, neurorehabilitation and respiratory medicine.


Transition service for young adults with neuromuscular disorders

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 28 Jul 2020 | Tags: neurology neuromuscular paediatric neurology

From the age of 16 years onwards young patients with a neuromuscular disorder will be transitioned from their paediatric clinic to adult services. This can be a time of great change as it is also a time when other life decisions are being made e.g. leaving school or staying in …


Myasthenia clinic

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 24 Apr 2019 | Tags: myasthenia neurology neuromuscular

The myasthenia clinic at St. George’s Hospital looks after patients with myasthenia gravis, an auto-immune condition that causes muscle weakness, including problems with speech, swallowing, vision, and can affect breathing. We work closely with the neurophysiology department and have access to a neurology day care admissions unit for ambulatory care, …


Acute Neurology Rapid Access Clinics (HOT Clinics)

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 30 Nov 2018 | Tags: a&e ED HOT clinics neurology neurosciences Quick Rapid access clinics

The Neurology Rapid Access Clinic (or ‘HOT’ clinics) is a consultant-led clinic which provides rapid access to neurology assessment for adults with either acute or sub-acute neurological symptoms. However, the clinic will not routinely review patients with suspected TIA, who should be referred to the TIA service, or seizures, who …


Neurosciences Booking and Referral Centre

Services at | Updated 26 Nov 2018 | Tags: booking cancellations neurology referrals

  We have a bookings centre within Neurosciences at St George’s Hospital in order to facilitate a more streamlined and interactive booking experience for GPs and patients requiring the expertise of our service. The booking centre coordinates appointments for the Neurology, Neurosurgery and Chronic Pain services.   The Neurosciences bookings …


Inpatient Neurology Therapies

Services at | Updated 20 Feb 2020 | Tags: guillian barre syndrome hyperoxic brain injury multiple sclerosis neurological condition neurology spinal cord injuries

The Neurology therapy team at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The therapy team specialises in the assessment of patients with newly diagnosed or existing neurological conditions, such as Hypoxic Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Guillian Barre Syndrome and Spinal Cord Injuries.


Movement disorders

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 …


Neuromuscular Disorders

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 11 Aug 2020 | Tags: muscle nerve neurology Neuromuscular disorders

The Atkinson Morley Neuromuscular Centre The Atkinson Morley Neuromuscular Centre provides specialist multi-disciplinary care for adults living with Neuromuscular conditions in Southwest London, Surrey and Sussex. Neuromuscular disorders are diseases that can cause problems with The nerves outside your brain and spinal cord Your muscles The communication between your nerves …


Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre

Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital, St George's Hospital| Updated 11 Aug 2020 | Tags: chronic pain neurology neuroradiology neurorehabilitation neurosciences neurosurgery rehabilitation Stroke

The Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre at St George’s Hospital is an internationally renowned unit for neurology, neurosurgery, neurorehabilitation and stroke services.  The hospital offers comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and care of all conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system and muscles. St …