Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
The Neurology Department provides tertiary level medical diagnostic and treatment services for children with neurological disorders. Our mission is to provide contemporary, patient-focussed clinical care and diagnostic services for children and adolescents with neurological disorders, in an equitable and timely manner.
Diagnostic Services include:
Treatment services are provided at a specialist neurologist level.
How to access the service
Patients are accepted by direct referral from registered medical practitioners. Families are requested to contact their local doctor should they believe referral is indicated for their child. Medical practitioners are requested to consult the Neurology service referral guidelines:
The department reception can be contacted by calling (08) 8161 7308.
Request for an electrophysiology diagnostic procedure
To make a request for electrophysiology diagnostic procedure, medical practitioners are required to:
For further detail please see clinical referral guidelines:
These protocols reflect the philosophy and experience of this department and are offered as a guide to others interested in paediatric neurophysiology.
General Business: 9am to 4.30pm Monday - Friday
For emergencies, a Consultant Neurologist is available for consultation with referring medical practitioners on a 24 hour 7 day basis.
Paediatric Neurology Staff
Neurology Staff Specialists
The WCH Paediatric Neurology Service is a multidisciplinary team also consisting of:
Nurse Consultant (RN)
Senior Medical Scientist (Electrophysiology)
Information for families
Below are some useful links for your information and support.
last modified: 16 Jan 2020