SWNODN - Cornwall

Information on the neuromuscular clinics are available to you in Cornwall. 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

Dr Majumdar attends a joint paediatric and respiratory clinic in Truro. Please see Joint Clinics section for further details.

Transition Clinics


Location:

Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
A Consultant Neurologist (adult service)
Tamara Eaton, Neuromuscular Advisor
Jackie Watson Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Janet McCay, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
 

Details:

Dr Majumdar holds this clinic once a year.  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 Jenkins’ secretary on 0187 225 4514.

Useful information:

Adult Neuromuscular Clinics


Location:

Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

Who will you see:

The specialist Neuromuscular Clinics are currently suspended pending recruitment of a Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in Neuromuscular Conditions 

Details:

Patients can be referred to the Specialist Neuromuscular Service in Bristol or reviewed by the local Neurology service.  A Specialist Physiotherapist and Neuromuscular Advisor are available for advice and support.

Contact Details:

Please contact the SWNODN Office in Bristol on 0117 41 41184 / 41185 for further information.

Useful information:

Joint Specialty Clinics

Paediatric Neuromuscular & Respiratory Clinics


Location:

Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Anne Prendiville, Paediatric Respiratory Consultant
Dr Roger Jenkins, Consultant Community Paediatrician
Dr Myers, Adult Chest Physician (for all adolescent patients)
Paediatric Respiratory Nurse
Jackie Watson, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
Tamara Eaton, Neuromuscular Advisor
(Cardiology reviews take place locally at a separate clinic)

Details:

Dr Majumdar, Dr Prendiville, Dr Myers and Dr Jenkins hold this clinic over a two day period twice a year.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Jenkin’s secretary on 0187 2254514.

Useful information: