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Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. A neurologist is a doctor who specialises in neurology and is trained to investigate, diagnose and treat neurological disorders. Neurologists may also be involved in clinical research, and clinical trials.

The Neurology Department at Children's Health Ireland is a referral centre for children with neurological problems from all over the country.

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For general queries: e.g. letters, appointments & cancellations

Our services

The objective of the neurology team is to provide a high standard of nursing and medical care in assessing investigating, diagnosing and treating children with neurological disorders.

Conditions we treat

  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Encephalitis
  • Movement disorders
  • ADEM
  • Neuro-Metabolic disorders
  • Meningitis
  • Developmental delay
  • Coma
  • Language disorders
  • Neuro-degenerative disease
  • Oculo-visual disorders
  • Neuro-cutaneous disorders
  • Migraine
  • Brain tumors
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Auto-immune disorders
  • Functional disorders

Meet the team

Additional information

Who to contact - guidance for parents

Urgent and emergency situations

  • Urgent situation/concern Do not wait for a response from The Neurology Service.
    Consider attending your GP or local Emergency Department.
  • Emergency situations Do not wait for a response from The Neurology Service
    Dial 999 or 112 or attend your local Emergency Department.

For healthcare professionals

Referrals from GPs and Secondary Care Paediatricians are accepted via Healthlink

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