Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord and nerves). A specialist in this field is a neurologist.  Neurological conditions include (but are not limited to):

  • stroke
  • multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • movement disorders including Parkinson's Disease
  • epilepsy
  • headache
  • myopathy
  • neuropathy
  • Motor Neurone Disease

Patients may be referred to a neurology specialist at Nelson Marlborough Health by a GP (doctor), or other medical specialist.

Neurology services are available at Nelson Hospital with visiting clinics held at Wairau once every two months.

Additional sub specialty services for movement disorders are held quarterly in both sites.

Locations and contact details


Nelson Hospital
Medical Outpatients
Level 2
Phone: (03) 546 1906
Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm (not public holidays)