Neurology is the medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves (nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord). We provide a specialist service for people with neurological conditions, including diagnosis, treatment and support.


The neurology team see patients who have been admitted through our Accident & Emergency department with neurological conditions (or suspected conditions) and those who have been referred to us by their GP.

We offer a range of tests to diagnose neurological conditions including MRI scans, CT scans and neurophysiological tests such as brain wave studies, tests on the nerves and muscles and tests of nerve responses. We also have 24 hour access to the neuroscience facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for emergency diagnosis and can refer patients there for neurosurgery.

We offer a comprehensive specialist service for people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, visual problems related to neurological conditions, chronic headaches, tremor, and brain injury, which includes diagnosis, treatment, support and rehabilitation where appropriate.

Multiple Sclerosis Service

It is important that you take your medication as prescribed and attend all appointments offered to you. If you have any concerns in between appointments please contact your GP, epilepsy service or NHS 111. In an emergency phone 999.

Parkinson’s Disease

We provide the following services for patients below:

  • Clinical assessment, diagnosis, management of Parkinson’s disease and other common movement disorders such as Essential Tremor
  • Investigation and tests to support the diagnosis
  • Physiotherapy and other rehabilitation assessments
  • Apomorphine response test with assessment leading to Apomorphine injections or infusions.

Our team deliver high quality care and seek to give all of our patients the best possible treatment.

Useful websites

For more information about some of the conditions we treat please see the links below:


If you have any questions or concerns about your condition or treatment please contact your consultant’s secretary by calling the hospital switchboard and asking for them (Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm).

Telephone: 0121 554 3801.

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