Paediatric Stroke Service

Age Range:

0-18yrs


The Service:

We Provide advice and treatment to children affected by stroke in infancy, childhood or in their teenage years.

Who is the service for?

Children and young people affected by stroke.

Criteria for access to service

Must have had a stroke

Accessibility of this service

Fully accessible building which is based on the first floor of The Newcomen Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital, SE1 7EH


How this is provided:

The service is run by doctors and therapists who have expert knowledge of stroke care. We offer a range of advice and care on medical treatments and rehabilitation depending on each childs’ needs. We work closely with families to make sure that you have the information that you need, and access to appropriate help and support in your local community

How can I access this service?

We accept referrals from paediatricians, children’s neurologists and other medical consultants.


Referral by post or email:
Email: gst-tr.ELCHPaedNeuroReferrals@nhs.net
Post; Children’s Neurosciences centre (Newcomen Centre)
1st floor, staircase D, South wing
St Thomas’ Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7EH


For urgent or emergency referrals, plese contact the on call children’s neurology registrar via the main hospital switchboard on: 020 7188 7188

How is this service funded?

Health funded

Do you need to pay for this service?

No

Contact us

For appointment queries, contact the appointments office:
Tel: 020 7188 4000
Email: gst-tr.elchpaedneuroreferrals@nhs.net