Consultant Profile

Dr Andrew Nicolson

Name:
Dr Andrew Nicolson MD, FRCP, MBChB
Practising at:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
Specialties:
  • Neurology
    • Headache
    • Epilepsy
Special clinical interests:

Diagnosis of blackouts and ‘funny turns’
Epilepsy
Headache
General Neurology

Research interests:
Epilepsy
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool

Year of first medical qualification:
1995
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

On the Royal College of Physicians of London Education Faculty
Member of Scientific Advisory Panel for Epilepsy Action
Member of:
Association of British Neurologists
Royal College of Physicians
Mersey Region Epilepsy Association
International League Against Epilepsy

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 929 5181
Private secretary telephone number:
07980 639 699
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Availability:
Alternate Thursday evenings
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I practice as a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool. I am Clinical Lead for Epilepsy Services, one of the largest tertiary referral services in the UK. I also provide an acute / general neurology service at Arrowe Park Hospital.

I evaluate patients presenting with neurological symptoms, for example headaches, blackouts / ‘funny turns’, sensory symptoms, balance problems. As a General Neurologist I manage patients with a wide range of neurological disorders including migraine, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, and neuromuscular disorders. I am a regional expert in the field of epilepsy.

I have trained in neurological centres across the UK, and have a higher degree in epilepsy research.

Personal profile:

I live on the Wirral with my wife and two children. I have an active interest in sport, especially football, and in my much younger days I captained England Universities.

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Dr Andrew Nicolson

Dr Andrew Nicolson Neurology Consultant, Wirral, Merseyside, private hospital specialist.

Surgery Visit Service at Spire Murrayfield, Wirral

Spire Murrayfield offers GP's and other Healthcare Professionals the opportunity to arrange for Dr Andrew Nicolson Consultant Neurologist, to visit their surgery, at a pre-arranged date, to give an in-depth presentation, with the opportunity to ask questions afterwards. Certificates of Attendance will be issued to ALL who attend.

Current Topic: 'Neurology for the GP'
Please email: cservice-wr@spirehealthcare.com to arrange a convenient date.

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