REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Specialist Community Neurology

Checked: 28-09-2018 by vicky.ryan Next Review: 27-09-2019

Service Overview

The Bristol Community Health Specialist Community Neurology Service is led by a range of healthcare professionals who support patients with a neurological impairment. Our service can provide physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy with the support of therapy assistants to those with a neurological diagnosis

They accept referrals for adults over the age of 18 years with an acquired neurological disorder/disease e.g. Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neuron Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury and more.

Please also see the Speech & Language section of Remedy

Please see the Bristol Community Health - Specialist Community Neurology website for further information.

Referral Guidance

Refer via the Community Discharge Co-ordination Centre (CDCC) using the CDCC referral form (word doc).

For further information or to discuss a referral, please contact the Specialist Community Neurology Service on 0117 961 7182 or e-mail briscomhealth.scns@nhs.net

The service is for anyone over the age of 18 who is registered with a Bristol GP.

 

Service Overview

The NSCP Community Neuro Service offers rehabilitation, therapy and support for patients over 18 years with long-term neurological conditions.

The specialist neurology therapy team is made up of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists.

They have an Multiple Sclerosis (MS) nurse who supports people with MS to manage their disease as well as providing support and education to carers, health and social care professionals.

The specialist stroke nurse coordinator offers advice, information and support for people who have had a stroke within the past two years. They also provide training for service users, carers and colleagues

Please see NSCP website for more details.

Referral guidance

The referral form is available as an EMIS template or from the NSCP website  .

For further information or to discuss a referral, please contact the Specialist Community Neurology Service on 01275 546561 or email ns.neurorehab@nhs.net 

The service is for anyone over the age of 18 who is registered with a North Somerset GP