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.
Dr Tina Ramnani,
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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