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Neurology Memory

Comprehensive assessment of patients with cognitive neurological problems to enable early diagnosis of dementia and treatment with cognitive enhancing medication .

Main aims

  • To support patients and carers through the assessment and diagnostic process
     
  • To provide information to patients and sign post them to support services across the health and social care boundaries in the city
  • Close working relationships with older adults psychiatry, liaison psychiatry services and younger onset dementia services Alzheimer's Sheffield
Referral Criteria

Under 65 years of age with cognitive problems. We do see older adults referred from older adults psychiatry and neurology clinics with more complex needs.



More complex cases or where diagnostic uncertainty exists are referred for detailed neuropsychology, supported by team of experienced neuropsychologists with research and academic interest and clinical expertise.

In home assessments with the Neuro Outreach Team therapists to determine patient safety, and enablement of patient independence in the community setting.

Our Team

The memory services department is a research active zone and we can help you to get involved in research opportunities. Please ask your doctor for further information or visit the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) website to find out more about getting involved with research.

Research

The memory services department is a research active zone and we can help you to get involved in research opportunities. Please ask your doctor for further information or visit the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) website to find out more about getting involved with research.

Useful links

Dementias & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network

Sheffield Memory Service

CATCH website

SiTRAN

Gail Mountain UoS website

Academic Neuroscience/psychiatry

To find out more email getinvolved@nhs.net or call 0114 226 5935 or visit www.sth.nhs.uk/research-innovation and click get involved.

Commercial Research

If you are interested in running a research study with Neuroscience at STH please contact the Clinical Research Office by clicking here. Or contact the SYCLRN Industry Manager Liz Pryde at syclrnindustry@sheffield.ac.uk

 
 

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