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paediatric neurologist in Hull/Yorkshire

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feynman Fri 03-Jun-11 00:48:18

Can anyone recommend a paediatric neurologist in the Hull or Yorkshire area. Either on nhs or private. Really struggling to know who to try and get a referal to. Thanks

Sally200 Fri 03-Jun-11 20:08:25

Hi
I don't know any Neurologist but I noticed you are from Hull. I am too -my DS has SPD, possibly APD and think Asperges.

Is it your son or daughter?

gemprincess Fri 03-Jun-11 22:39:22

Hi, My son was originally referred to dr Basheer but he left before we were seen.. we then got lost in the system due to no new neurologist bein put in place. A year later we were seen by Dr massey who i have since been told is not a neurologist!! i have heard so many horror stories regarding neurologists and Hull! As for private we did enquire but hit a wall much like we are now trying to find a private physio.. Sorry if this is no help, i hope you have more luck hun, Fran x

feynman Sun 05-Jun-11 23:37:37

Thank you both, Hi Sally, it's my son, he has spd, and speech issues. He also has possible asd, adhd or/and apd but is only young so we are still waiting.
We saw Dr Basheer when my son was a baby, but I understand he's left. Have never seen Dr Massey with my son but have with my brother and lets just say that is not a road I want to go down again.
I would go out of county if I need to I wonder if anyone can recommende a good neurologist anywhere in Yorkshire?

feynman Sun 05-Jun-11 23:43:52

If it helps gemprincess, my son sees a private OT between York and Malton. I'm sure they also have physio's on their team. It's the nearest place I have found to Hull. Pm me if you want their details.

fatzak Mon 06-Jun-11 08:11:30

I'm dithering about what to post here feynman! We are under the paediatric neurology team at LGI. There are lots of very highly regarded consultants in Leeds who I would really like to recommend, but let's just say we haven't always had the best experience there but I think that was more due to the care we received whilst DS was an inpatient as opposed to clinic visits.

We looked into trying to go private a few years ago, but found that most of the paediatric consultants didn't do private.

It's probably a bit too far for you, but we were very impressed by the care from Sheffield Childrens Hospital - the paediatric neurologists there are Dr Baxter and Dr Rittey who were fantastic.

feynman Mon 13-Jun-11 18:18:31

thanks for that fatza. Will look into Sheffield and LGI.

Superfast Mon 13-Jun-11 19:15:54

Im in Sheffield, there is a childrens centre NHS called Rygate...google it. We got dds dx (ASD) last year and they have an excellent therapy wing (OT) too. If you can get a referal to neuro disability I would recommend them. hth.

saladsandwich Mon 13-Jun-11 20:21:41

i would recommend sheffield childrens hospital, ethan has had 3 referrals there for different clinics, he saw a neurosurgeon about his head shapeonce, cannot really comment on whether hes any good or not tbh but i rate the hospital as a whole xx

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