Batten disease service

Age Range:

0-16yrs

The Service:

Batten disease also known as the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL’s), are a group of rare inherited neurodegenerative disorders.

Who is the service for?

Children with suspected battens disease who need expert input in diagnosis and in meeting their health needs and care

Criteria for access to service

Child with suspected or diagnosed IMD needing diagnostics and or support

Accessibility of this service

Our building is fully accessible

How this is provided:

We carry out tests to diagnose patients and provide expert support in the management of batten disease

How can I access this service?

We accept referrals from GP’s, paediatricians and paediatric neurologists, all local children’s services should be aware of and support the referral.
We accept written referrals by post or email to the contacts below:
Email: gst-tr.ELCHPaedNeuroReferrals@nhs.net
Post:
Batten disease service
Children's Neurosciences Centre (Newcomen Centre)
1st floor, South Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

How is this service funded?

The service is commissioned by health

Do you need to pay for this service?

No