Neurology care is lacking for UK patients

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Neurology care is lacking for UK patients

Postby MSUK » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:54 pm

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Services for neurological conditions are poorly organised and do not meet patients' needs, says a report.

The Royal College of Physicians and the Association of British Neurologists say many patients with conditions like epilepsy or Parkinson's disease are unable to access specialist care.

They point to a lack of expert doctors in local hospitals and emergency departments.

The government agrees a shake-up of services is needed.

Neurological disorders are very common, making up about a 10% of GP consultations and emergency medical admissions.... Read More - http://tinyurl.com/LatestMSNews
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