Publicly funded NHS & social care services
Publicly funded NHS & social care services

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist Nurses

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist Nurses

The MS Nurse runs an outpatient clinic as well as offering home visits. This service offers regular reviews of your condition, including advice and support to enable you to influence and participate in decisions concerning your care.

Who is this service for?

Any adult over 18 years of age who has a confirmed diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis and who is registered with a Bath & North East Somerset GP.

How does this service work / what's involved in this service?

The service provides on-going emotional and psychological support to help you and your carers manage your condition in a practical way and maintain your lifestyle where possible.

  • Providing information, advice and support to you, your carers and your family, either in person or over the telephone
  • To empower you to influence and participate in decisions concerning your care
  • The MS nurse will liaise with other people at home or in hospital who may be helpful to you, offering you the opportunity to meet other people recently diagnosed with MS
  • They will also be referring you to other services and local MS support groups where appropriate, as well as working closely with your GP and hospital consultant

How do I access this service?

Your GP or Consultant can refer you to this service following a confirmed diagnosis.

What does this service cost?

This is an NHS funded service and is therefore of no cost to you.

In what areas is this service available?

We currently offer this service in the Bath & North East Somerset area.

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Locations

St. Martin's Hospital
Phone:
01225 831676
Location:
St. Martin's Hospital
Clara Cross Lane
Bath
BA2 5RP
Open:
Monday - Friday
9.00am - 4.30pm

Clinics are held locally by appointment.

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