University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Contact information

0300 303 1573
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Infirmary Square

52.6267719, -1.1349461

The Leicester neuromuscular service supports both adults and children in the region.

The adult team is led by Dr Tina Ramnani. Although there is no diagnostic service there are monthly clinics for patients with a neuromuscular diagnosis.

The paediatric team deliver regular paediatric muscle clinics attended by a consultant paediatric neurologist, consultant community paediatrician, specialist care advisor, specialist physiotherapist and specialist occupational therapist. The service also provides access to respiratory, orthopaedic surgery and cardiology services as in-patient/out-patient. The transition service links to Leicester General Hospital.

How to access the service

Patients can be referred to the service via their GP or by a consultant.

The team

Dr Tina Ramnani,

Consultant Neurologist

Dr Ramnani has worked at the Trust since 2017, and offers specialist clinics for muscle, nerve and complex chronic headache patients, including those with autoimmune conditions such as myasthenia gravis and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy”

Dr Nahin Hussain

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Nahin Hussain is a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist who leads the neuromuscular service at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Dr Hussain has more than 15 years experience in paediatrics. His specialist areas include paediatric neurology, movement disorders, paediatric neuromuscular conditions, paediatric neurorehabilitation and paediatric neurodisability.

Yvonne Julien

Neuromuscular Care Advisor

Yvonne offers advice, information and support to children and adults living with muscle-wasting conditions in Leicestershire.  Get in touch with Yvonne by E:  or T: 0116 258 8832.

Other key people in the team include:

  • Professor Mike Morgan, Consultant Respiratory Physician
  • Dr Michael Steiner, Consultant Respiratory Physician
  • Dr Kamini Jain, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
  • Anna Makower, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
  • Liz Pulford, Respiratory Nurse



Clinics are held at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Valentine Children's Centre

  • Paediatric muscle clinics with multi disciplinary team
  • Paediatric respiratory clinic
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Cardiology services
  • Transition service that links to Leicester General Hospital


Clinics are held at Leicester General Hospital

  • Neuromuscular clinics