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Oxford Children's Hospital

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Paediatric Neurology

The Oxford University Hospitals provides a general paediatric neurology service for the Oxford district and specialist paediatric neurology services for the wider Thames Valley aea, Northamptonshire and parts of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

The services we offer include:

  • a twice monthly regional neuromuscular disease clinic
  • a regional service for children with difficult epilepsy, including epilepsy surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital West Wing
  • a regional neuro-oncology service with paediatric neurosurgery and paediatric oncology
  • a regular Tourette Syndrome clinic with paediatric neurology and neuropsychiatry input
  • a regional and district diagnostic service for children with complex neurological problems, including neurological support to PICU and paediatric neurosurgery
  • input to the National Commissioning Group (NCG) funded Oxford Congenital Myasthenia Service
  • three consultant paediatric neurologists providing a 24 hour emergency on-call service for paediatric neurology to the district and the region.

Outreach clinics are provided at district hospitals in:

  • Aylesbury
  • Banbury
  • Kettering
  • Milton Keynes
  • Northampton
  • Reading
  • Slough
  • Swindon
  • Wycombe.

The paediatric neurologists provide regular ward rounds to the children's neurosurgical ward.


  • Dr Mike Pike
    John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Dr Tony McShane
    John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Dr Sandeep Jayawant
    John Radcliffe Hospital

The paediatric neurology service works closely with:

  • paediatric EEG
  • paediatric neurosurgery
  • paediatric psychiatry
  • neuropsychology.

Our work is supported by colleagues in occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy.

Find us and contact us

Paediatric neurology services are based in the Children's Hospital, on the John Radcliffe Hospital site.

Initial contact with this service should be made via your GP.