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Neurology Services at Flinders Medical Centre

The Neurology Department provides a service for inpatients and outpatients with disorders of brain, nerves and muscle. Common disorders treated include:

  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders – eg Parkinson’s Disease, other tremors and tic disorders, dystonia etc.
  • Other neurodegenerative diseases – eg Huntington's disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis and other immune disorders of the nervous system
  • Diseases of muscle and nerves – eg MND, inflammatory disorders of muscle and nerve, muscular dystrophies etc.
  • Neurogenetics – inherited neurological diseases

Consultative services are also provided to other areas in the hospital including the Emergency Department. Regionally, we provide a consultative service to Alice Springs Hospital.

The Department has a strong academic focus in basic and clinical research, including drug trials. Links with the Centre for Neuroscience are close.
http://www.flinders.edu.au/neuroscience/

We are currently setting up subspecialty clinics in Movement Disorders and Stroke.

Referrals

A request slip should accompany referrals from within FMC and for external referrals, a letter or request slip.

Contact details

Telephone: (08) 8204 4187
Consultation
Telephone: (08) 8204 7777
Fax: (08) 8374 4928
Tests
Telephone: (08) 8204 4187
Fax: (08) 8204 6932

Clinics

Neurology Clinic at Flinders Medical Centre 
TIA Clinic at Flinders Medical Centre

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