SWNODN - Devon

Information on neuromuscular clinics are available to you in Devon. If you are unsure about any of the information, please contact the Network Coordinators. For any specific information about 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:

Vranch House School, Exeter

Who will you see:

Dr Kayal Vijayakumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Richard Tomlinson, Consultant Paediatrician
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Kate Moss, Paediatric Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vijayakumar and Dr Tomlinson hold a paediatric neuromuscular clinic twice a year.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Tomlinson’s secretary on 0139 240 3159.

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Location:

Torbay Hospital

Who will you see:

Dr Kayal Vijayakumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Iolanda Guarino, Consultant Paediatrician
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Jill Dommett, Paediatric Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vijayakumar and Dr Guarino hold a paediatric neuromuscular clinic twice a year.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Guarino’s secretary on 0180 365 5812.

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Location:

Plymouth Child Development Centre

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Sharon Glass, Consultant Paediatrician
Dr Denise Ullmann, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Clare Frimpong-Ansah, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Majumdar and Dr Glass hold a paediatric neuromuscular clinic once a year.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Glass’s secretary on 01752 439430

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Transition Clinics

Location:

Plymouth Child Development Centre

Who will you see:

Dr Anirban Majumdar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
A Consultant Neurologist (adult service)
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Claire Frimpong-Ansah, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
To be appointed, 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 Glass’ secretary on 0175 243 9430.

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Location:

Vranch House School, Exeter

Who will you see:

Dr Kayal Vijayakumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
A Consultant Neurologist (adult service)
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Claire Frimpong-Ansah, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist
To be appointed, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vijayakumar 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 Tomlinson’s secretary on 01392 403159.

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Location:

Torbay Hospital

Who will you see:

Dr Kayal Vijayakumar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Iolanda Guarino, Consultant Paediatrician
A Consultant Neurologist (adult service)
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
Jill Dommett, Paediatric Physiotherapist
To be appointed, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vijayakumar and Dr Guarino hold 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 Guarino's secretary on 01803 655812.

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Adult Neuromuscular Clinics

Location:

Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth

Who will you see:

Dr Elizabeth Househam, Consultant Neurologist
Clare Stayt, Neuromuscular Advisor
To be appointed, Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Househam holds this clinic once a month.  Once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is appointed, more specialist neuromuscular clinics will be set up.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Househam’s secretary on 01752 431266

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Location:

Mardon Neuro-rehab Centre, Exeter

Who will you see:

There are currently no specialist neuromuscular clinics held in Exeter. Clinics will be re-established once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is in post.

Details:

Patients can be referred to the Bristol Specialist Service or to the local Neurology Service at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about referring to the Bristol Specialist Service can be made via the SWNODN office in Bristol on 0117 41 41185 or 41184

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Joint Specialty Clinics

Neuromuscular & Respiratory Clinics

Location:

Derriford Hospital Plymouth

Who will you see:

There are currently no specialist neuromuscular and respiratory clinics held in Plymouth. Clinics will be re-established once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is in post.

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Neuromuscular & Cardiology Clinics

Location:

Derriford Hospital Plymouth

Who will you see:

There are currently no specialist neuromuscular and cardiology clinics held in Plymouth. Clinics will be re-established once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is in post.

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Neuromuscular, Cardiology & Respiratory Clinics

Location:

Derriford Hospital Plymouth

Who will you see:

There are currently no specialist neuromuscular, cardiology and respiratory clinics held in Plymouth. Clinics will be re-established once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is in post.

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Neuromuscular & Genetics Clinics

Location:

Derriford Hospital Plymouth

Who will you see:

There are currently no specialist neuromuscular and genetic linics held in Plymouth. Clinics will be re-established once a SWNODN Consultant Neurologist is in post.

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