Royal Preston Hospital

01772 716565 Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood , Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 392 ratings for this hospital


This Department is managed by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The Neurology Department works closely with neuroradiology, neurophysiology, neurosurgery and neurorehabilitation to diagnose and treat all types of neurological conditions, including common conditions, migraine/headache disorders, epilepsy, Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, dystonia, and motor neurone disease.  We have specialist clinics for multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, dystonia, peripheral nerve and headache.

The neurology team includes consultant neurologists, specialist registrars/specialty trainees, and specialist nurses in Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease and epilepsy.

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Learn more about our staff

The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Neurology MARCH 2016

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)
Neurorehabilitation Unit


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Ward 17


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More information about this data

Treatments and services offered at the Neurology department

Key facts about the Neurology department at Royal Preston Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 22weeks for 9 out of 10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

71%Patients recommend this service. 24 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

Ward 17 rocks

After a consultation with the doctor I was allocated a bed on ward 17 the same day. I have to say I entered hospital with some trepidatio...

10 May 2016

A massive thank you to ward 17

A massive thank you for your care you gave me on your ward I cant express how grateful I am for your care I had 3 scans in just over a we...

30 April 2016

Friendly helpful staff

Dropped into ward 17 for routine tests and was immediately approached by Ward Clerk who seated me and my wife into private room to await ...

29 April 2016

Person in charge has no compassion for visitors

When your loved ones go into hospital it is a very worrying time for both them and the person left at home. Tonight I drove in the rain d...

1 April 2016

Needed surgery to remove rare pineal region brain tumour

Had one op to give blood supply to my brain tumour. Went in through my groin and op lasted five hrs. All good and home following day. Bac...

16 January 2016

Neurology services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for March '16 Other services in ward for March '16
Ward 17

Last updated on 29 October 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust