Neuroscience specialist nursing service

The neuroscience specialist nursing service supports people over the age of 18 living with neurological conditions. The service helps patients avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and outpatient appointments. Patients are seen either at nurse-led clinics or in their home environment if required.

The neurology nurse specialist service provides:

  • medication review, advice and information
  • advice and information on condition
  • opportunity identify concerns with patients and their carers and discuss ways of managing them
  • liaison between neurologist, GP and geriatrician regarding all aspects of care
  • liaison and referral to other healthcare professionals

Other locations

Clinics are also held at the following locations:

  • Grays Court Community Hospital
  • Yew Tree Lodge
  • Queens Hospital
  • Whipps Cross Hospital

Patient information

Contact our service in Barking and Dagenham

Neurology nurse specialist service
Long Term Conditions Centre
St Clements Avenue
Gubbins Lane
Harold Wood
RM3 0AR

Parkinson’s Disease nurse specialist service
Tel: 01708 576229
Fax: 01708 576248
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Multiple Sclerosis nurse specialist, Havering
Tel: 01708 576259
Fax: 01708 576248
Opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday  08.00am – 3.30pm (Answerphone available outside hours.)

Motor Neurone Disease and Dystonia nurse specialist
Tel: 01708 576271
Fax: 01708 576248
Opening times: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 09.00am – 3.00pm (Answerphone available outside hours.)

Referrals

The above services accept referrals from health care professionals as well as self referrals from patients or their carers.

The Parkinson's Disease support group meets twice a month on the first and third Thursday at Langton's House, Billet Lane, Hornchurch between 2pm and 4pm. Please contact the Parkinson's disease nurse specialist service for more information.

The Havering MS support group meets on the first and second Tuesday of each month at Yew Tree Resource Centre (call 01708 477600 for more information).

The Motor Neurone Disease Association hold monthly meetings for patients and their carers. Please contact the Multiple Sclerosis service for more information.

St Francis Hospice run a group drop in session for those with progressive neurological diseases and their carers monthly (call 01708 753319 ext. 2252 for more information).