Neuroscience specialist nursing service- Waltham Forest adult community health service

The neuroscience specialist nursing service, now part of the Waltham Forest adult community health 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 conditions
  • the opportunity to identify concerns with patients and their carers and discuss ways of managing them
  • a liaison between neurologist, GP and geriatrician regarding all aspects of care
  • a 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 Waltham Forest

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

Parkinson’s Disease nurse specialist service
Tel: 0300 300 1710
Fax: 01708 576248
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Multiple Sclerosis nurse specialist, Havering
Tel: 0300 300 1710
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: 0300 300 1710
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.

For referrals to our adult community health services, click on the form to the right of this page.