Tagged: neurology


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 …


Neurology Therapies

Services at | Updated 5 May 2015 | 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

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 2 Mar 2018 | Tags: neurology Neuromuscular disorders

The neuromuscular unit provides a specialist multi-disciplinary approach to the clinical management of neuromuscular disorders for patients from across Southwest London, Surrey and Sussex. Neuromuscular disorders are diseases that affect the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, the muscles, or the connections between these. These conditions can cause a …


Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 17 Jan 2019 | Tags: chronic pain neurology neuroradiology neurosciences neurosurgery Stroke

St George’s is an internationally renowned hospital 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 George’s is the regional specialist centre for both …


Neurosurgery

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 29 Jun 2018 | Tags: brain surgery neurology neurosurgery spinal surgery

The St George’s Hospital neurosurgery department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the brain, skull, spine and nervous system.  The department provides both planned and emergency services for a large variety of general neurosurgical conditions. Our sub-specialities include: Neuro-oncology (brain tumours) Simple spinal surgery Complex spinal …


Neurology

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital, St George's Hospital | Updated 9 Feb 2019 | Tags: neurology neuroscience neurosciences services Stroke

The Neurology department specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system – including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. The Neurology department at St George’s benefits from hosting the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre, based in the Atkinson Morley Wing. There is also a …