Dr Imelda Hughes

Special interests: Neuromuscular

Dr Tim Martland

Special interests: Epilepsy


Dr Grace Vassallo

Special interests: Acquired brain injury & NF

Dr Siobhan West

Special interests: Spasticity & Neuroinflammatory 

Dr Gary McCullagh

Special interests: Neuromuscular & Tic disorders

Dr Jeen Tan 

Special interests: Epilepsy

Dr Dipak Ram 
Special interests: Neurovascular & neurometabolic

Dr Majid Aziz
Special interests: Epilepsy &movement disorders


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Dr Nina Swiderska

Paediatric Neurology Grid Trainee

Dr Uma Varma

Paediatric Neurology Grid Trainee

Dr Emily Whitehouse

ST7 General Paediatric Trainee 

Dr Kashif Iqbal

ST7 General Paediatric Trainee

Dr Todd Smallbone

ST5 General Paediatric Trainee




Miss Gillian Robinson 

Nurse Consultant, Acquired Brain Injury

Leanne Robinson

Nurse Specialist, Acquired Brain Injury

Patricia Manley

Epilepsy Nurse Specialist


Andrea McLaren & Kay Hall

Epilepsy Surgery Nurse Specialists

Emily Tolno

Epilepsy Surgery Network Co-ordinator

Fran Binici & Janet Pitchford

Neuromuscular Nurse Specialists

Nicola Jarvis

Neurofibromatosis 2 Nurse Specialist

Victoria Whiteley

Specialist Ketogenic Dietitian

specialist teams

The paediatric neurology department is a centre of excellence and a tertiary referral centre. Outreach clinics are held in all the 20 District General Hospitals that we serve. Inpatients are admitted to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. ​The department has close links with child psychiatry, psychology, neurosurgery, immunology, metabolic medicine, clinical genetics and paediatric intensive care. Specialist clinics are held in epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neuroinflammatory disorders, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and acquired brain injury.