Littlewoods Neurological Ward
The Neurology Ward provides rehabilitation and care to children with Neurological conditions, as well as general medical patients up to the age of 18 years
The Neurology Ward (NMW) is a 14 bedded ward with nine beds, four cubicles and a telemetry suite.
The Neurology Ward
The Neurology Ward is the tertiary care in-patient paediatric neurology facility with trained nursing staff for assessment and treatment of acute and rapidly evolving neurological disorders in children including intractable epilepsy, movement disorders, neurological infections, neurodegenerative disorders and neuromuscular conditions. The ward is also the neurorehabilitation facility for children admitted acutely to the neurology and neurosurgical wards who require in-patient rehabilitation prior to discharge back to their home or local hospital. Specific ward features include a video telemetry cubicle for electroencephalography, therapy rooms, and an educational rehabilitation unit classroom for in-patients and those re-integrating into their local school.
Head Injury Rehabilitation
The paediatric neurology department is a tertiary care facility for Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and wider areas in the North West. The department deals with acute and rapidly evolving disorders requiring in-patient or out-patient assessment. Referral access to local GPs is provided for outpatient consults is currently being offered, however the focus and direction of the department is tertiary care in partnership with a network of secondary care paediatricians operating in a hub-and-spoke manner.
Meet the Team
Ward Manager - Patsy Ellery
The Neurology Ward also has;
Five Senior Nurses
15 Staff Nurses
One Trainee Assistant Practitioner
Four Health Care Assistants
One Play Specialist
Littlewoods Neuroscience Unit
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
0151 282 4569 - Craniofacial Pathway Coordinator
0151 282 4582 - Secretary to Sasha Burn, Neil Buxton and Ajay Sinha
0151 252 5025 - Secretary to Benedetta Pettorini and Conor Mallucci