Clinical Services

  • The Department of Neurology provides high quality inpatient and outpatient services for children with a wide range of neurologic conditions. 

    Inpatient services

    Inpatient services include:

    • Acute neurology admissions 
    • Inpatient video-EEG monitoring (VEM)
    • Inpatient nerve conduction studies / electromyography (EMG)
    • Inpatient somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP)
    • Intraoperative monitoring for spinal and neurosurgical procedures
    • Elective neurology admissions

    Children admitted under the Neurology department are generally admitted to the Cockatoo ward.

    Outpatient services

    The Department of Neurology offers the following outpatient clinics: 

    • General neurology
    • Neuromuscular
    • Epilepsy/seizure including first seizure clinic
    • Ketogenic diet
    • Stroke
    • Demyelination
    • Neurogenetics
    • Neurofibromatosis type 1 
    • Neuro-oncology

    We also offer Neurology outreach clinics:

    • Geelong

    Neurophysiology

    • Routine EEG
    • Nerve conduction studies / electromyography (EMG)