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Neurology referral information

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system

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In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, please read our advice and information before making a referral.


General neurology, headache and epilepsy services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ only accept new GP referrals from Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich (including practices in Battersea and south Westminster). We accept GP referrals for patients with other conditions provided within our neurology services.

If you require more information, please call our neurology department on 020 7188 3965.

The unit takes primarily secondary referrals for common neurological conditions but is a tertiary unit for:

Specialist interests also include stroke, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and headaches.

All GP referrals must be submitted using the NHS e-Referral service (formerly Choose and Book).

Referrals sent to the mailbox or by post from GPs will not be processed.

Tertiary referrals can be emailed to:

GP enquiries

For any clinical queries, please send through the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS).

For any non-clinical queries, please email or call 020 7188 8883.