SWNODN - Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire (BNSSG)

Information on the neuromuscular clinics are available to you in the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area. If you are unsure about any of the information, please contact the Network Coordinators.  For any specific information about neuromuscular clinic appointments, please contact the relevant hospital or speak to your Neuromuscular Advisor.

To find out about other support and resources in your area, you may find Muscular Dystrophy UK's Neuromuscular Support and Resources Hub helpful.  This includes an interactive map in which you can select your location and service/support required. 

In our Virtual Advisor section we have also created some Resource Packs for each county which you may find helpful.

Please also remember that you can contact your Neuromuscular Advisor in between clinic appointments if you need any advice or support.

Paediatric Neuromuscular Clinics


Location:

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Kayal Vijayakumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Ann Morgan or Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor
Beverly Toms, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Majumdar and Dr Vijayakumar run a weekly paediatric neuromuscular clinic every Monday afternoon.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Majumdar’s secretary on 0117 342 0502.

Useful information:

Transition Clinics


Location:

Southmead Hospital Bristol

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist
Ann Morgan or Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor
Beverly Toms, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Nicola Doran, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Dr John Ashworth, Counselling Psychologist

Details:

Dr Majumdar and Dr Merrison hold this clinic every other month on the second Tuesday of the month.  It is aimed at preparing children and their families for the transfer from paediatric to adult neurology services.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via  Dr Merrison’s secretary on 0117 4146688 or Southmead Outpatient Booking Team 03005550103

Useful information:

Adult Neuromuscular Clinics


Location:

Southmead Hospital Bristol

Who will you see:

Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist
Dr John Ashworth, Counselling Psychologist
Nicola Doran, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Ann Morgan or Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor

Details:

Dr Merrison holds a weekly neuromuscular clinic on a Thursday morning and also every other month on the second Tuesday afternoon of the month.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via  Dr Merrison’s secretary on 0117 4146688 or Southmead Outpatient Booking Team 03005550103

Useful information:

Joint Clinics

Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV) Clinic


Location:

Bristol Royal Infirmary

Who will you see:

Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist
Dr James Catterall, Consultant Respiratory Physician
Nicola Doran, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Ann Morgan or Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor

Details:

Dr Merrison and Dr Catterall hold a joint neuromuscular and respiratory clinic on the first Tuesday morning of every month.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via the Sleep Unit on 0117 342 1649

Useful information: