SWNODN - Gloucestershire

Information on neuromuscular clinics are available to you in Gloucestershire. 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:

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Who will you see:

Dr Ewoud Vorstman, Consultant Paediatrician
Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor
Vic Selby, Paediatric Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vorstman has an interest in neuromuscular conditions and holds a paediatric neuromuscular clinic once every three months on a Thursday afternoon which is supported by the Network’s Neuromuscular Advisor and Paediatric Physiotherapist. 

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Vorstman’s secretary on 0300 4225707.

Useful information:

Transition Clinics

Location:

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Who will you see:

Dr Ewoud Vorstman, Consultant Paediatrician
Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist
Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor
Local Paediatric Physiotherapist
Nicola Grose (nee Doran), Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Vorstman and Dr Oliver, Consultant Paediatricians will attend Dr Merrison’s Adult Neuromuscular Clinic in Gloucester on the fourth Monday of the month when they have a child who they feel is ready to go through the process of  transferring to adult services.  The aim of this clinic is to prepare children and their families for the transfer from paediatric to adult neurology services.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via Dr Vorstman’s secretary on 0300 4225707.

Useful information:

Adult Neuromuscular Clinics


Location:

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Who will you see:

Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist
Elaine Burrows, Neuromuscular Advisor
Nicola Grose (nee Doran), Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Details:

Dr Merrison holds a neuromuscular clinic on the fourth Monday afternoon of every month.

Contact Details:

Enquiries about clinic appointments can be made via 0300 4226758 or Out Patient Appointments on 0300 4226877.

Useful information: