Our Community Neurological Specialist Nursing team consists of
Mags Ormerod – Parkinson’s nurse specialist
Marie Duckworth – multiple sclerosis nurse specialist
Tina Hayton – neurology nurse specialist
The service includes Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson Disease (PD) Specialist Nurses covering Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven (Neurology and MS only).
The service provides advice, education and support for people with a diagnosed neurological condition, providing a responsive and accessible service to people in their own home, residential and nursing homes and also in community nurse led clinics.
We perform advanced nursing clinical assessments to provide individualized management/care plans involving the wider multi-disciplinary team as appropriate, promoting self-care.
We work alongside Neurologists, Rehabilitation Consultants and other relevant consultants, providing advice, education and support to colleagues within the Acute Trust and Primary Care.
We offer advice and support from diagnosis, throughout progression of their condition to end of life advising on symptom management, encompassing physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs.