The Cumbria Neuroscience service is based in Penrith and is a highly integrated department of adult neurologists who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system. The Neuroscience service works in close collaboration with the renowned neuroscience departments in The Walton Centre in Liverpool, Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle and Neurology department in Preston. Our consultants diagnose, treat, and manage patients with neurological disorders. They are also involved in clinical research, clinical trials, as well as basic research and translational research.

Our client group

We help people who suffer from chronic neurological conditions; such as epilepsy, migraine/headache, MS and Parkinson's Disease, and other condition.

What we offer

Our service is run by a highly qualified and experienced multidisciplinary team of clinicians, supported by specialist nurses who ensure continuity of care and support for our most vulnerable patients. Through working closely with our patients' families or carers and with rehabilitation services in the local community, we aim to support our patients in staying at home wherever possible. The Service provides a range of interventions and treatments and we currently have four main pathways which are listed below:

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Other less common neurological conditions

We provide care as close to home as possible. We also currently hold general neurology clinics in Penrith Hospital, Carlisle, Whitehaven, Furness and Ulverston. We currently have a specialised Headache clinic in Penrith and a cross county MS service. We provide inpatients consultations for the North Cumbria University Hospitals in Carlisle, Whitehaven and Furness General Hospital.

What patients have said about this service:

The friendly nurse and staff put me ate ease as soon as I met them, and explained everything clearly.

Contact Us

Get in touch to make a referral or speak with our admin team to ask any questions.

Referral are usually via your GP.

To get in touch with any of our consultants please contact our medical secretary.

Penrith Hospital

Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8HX

Neurology Admin Team
Tel: 01768 245500
Fax: 01768 245936

Furness General

Dalton Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF
Neurology Medical Secretary
Tel: 01229 403669
Fax: 01229 491396