Royal Preston Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 317 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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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 AUGUST 2017

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Key facts about the Neurology department at Royal Preston Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 25 weeks for 9/10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

96%Patients recommend this service. 28 responses

Latest reviews of this service

A day of tests for my daughter

After receiving really poor advice, treatment and support from my local GP and Hospital in Cumbria, we had a 2nd opinion with a specialis...

20 October 2017

Neurology waiting times are unacceptable

The waiting times to get a Neurology appointment are not acceptable. 9-10months wait from GP refferal is too long. I have to say the staf...

25 September 2017

Fantastic care for MS

I was transferred to Royal Preston Neurology from another hospital in June 2017 after losing feeling in my lower body and struggling to w...

22 September 2017

Terrible MS care

Unfortunately 12 months ago my wife was diagnosed with MS. After being diagnosed we were told an MS nurse would contact us promptly to di...

20 September 2017

Excellent all round care, Well done.

My wife was admitted via A&E late on Friday. A&E very good lot of attention given. Transferred to Ward 17 Neurology for assessment. At we...

17 September 2017

Neurology services at this Hospital

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

Last updated on 29 October 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust