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Neurology Department

Location

Outpatient Department. Basildon University Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL

Opening times

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Telephone

01268 524900 ext 3408

Motor Neurone Disease & Multiple Sclerosis clinic 01268 524900  ext 3408

Headache Clinic 01268 524900 ext 3466

Who the service is for

People with neurological conditions.

About the service

The Neurology Department offers a comprehensive range of specialist services and clinics for a range of neurological conditions including:

  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Migraine and headache of all types, plus facial pain
  • Other conditions including dizziness, sensory disturbances like tingling or numbness, faints, falls and memory disturbances

Tests carried out include:

  • Electromyography (electrical testing of muscles)
  • Nerve conduction studies (electrical testing of peripheral nerves)

Outpatient clinics are held at Basildon University Hospital and at Orsett Hospital, with speciality clinics available for Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease and headache.

Where tests are not available locally, patients will be referred to the Royal London Hospital or Queens Hospital, Romford.

Neurology consultants also provide support for patients with neurological conditions who are admitted to hospital.

Support for patients

Patients with Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's Disease will be supported by a specialist nurse while in hospital, as well as in the community.

Research links

The Neurology Department actively supports research and has academic links with Queen Mary University, London and The Royal London Hospital.

Contact Us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
  • Switchboard 01268 524900

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