What does this service provide?

Who we are

Our team consists of a consultant in neurodisability and a physiotherapist. We offer specialist advice and support to patients with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

What we do

We provide you with the opportunity to discuss any issues or concerns you may have on issues related to your condition with a medical consultant, and ensure you are receiving appropriate ongoing support from your local services.

Our team also provides specialist advice and support on postural management, seating, orthotics, and physiotherapy (if required).

Appointment information

Appointment types

Your appointment will take place in our outpatient clinic rooms at Chailey Clinical Services. When you arrive, our receptionist will check we have your correct details and show you where to wait for your appointment.

Each appointment is 30 minutes long. You'll meet with the consultant who specialises in your disability, and they will discuss your medical needs. You may be required to have a physical examination. Our physiotherapist can advise you on mobility, including wheelchairs, footwear, and orthotics, if required.

After your appointment, any referrals will be made to your any local adult services of benefit for any ongoing care. A letter will be sent to both you and your GP.

Who you'll see at your appointment

Our team consists of a consultant in neurodisability and a physiotherapist.

How can I access this service?

Referrals can be made by your GP, or other healthcare professional. Our service is available to adults over the age of 16.

We accept referrals from any area but if your GP is located outside of Sussex we will require funding to be obtained before acceptance.

How can I contact this service?

Contact details
Telephone: 01825 722 112
Where to find us
Address: Chailey Clinical Services, Beggers Wood Road, Chailey, BN8 4JN

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Opening hours

Our clinic is open once a month.

More detailed information about the date, time and location of your appointment can be found on your appointment letter.

Waiting times

You will receive a letter notifying you of the outcome of your referral.

For those accepted, we aim to see all new referral in 18 weeks, this can be longer due to funding requirements and other complexities.

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