Neurophysiology

The Neurophysiology Department provides electro-diagnostic testing to aid the diagnosis and assessment of diseases of the nervous system - e.g. in epilepsy.

Services include:

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
    Recording of brain function by using 23 electrodes attached to a patient's head
  • Electromyography (EMG)
    Recording the function of muscles using electircal stimulation
  • Nerve conduction studies (NCS)
    Using electrical stimulation to see how the nerves work 

For more information please see What to expect.

Locations

EEG

Great Western Hospital - first floor (please see Floor plans).

EMG/NCS

The Betjeman Centre, Great Western Hospital - ground floor (please see Floor plans).

Opening times

Day Times
Monday-Friday 9.00am-4.45pm
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays Closed
  • EEGs are performed Monday to Friday, 8.00am-5.00pm
  • EMG and NCS are performed Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00am-2.00pm 

Contact

EEG

Tel: 01793 604037

EMG/NCS

Appointments:
Tel: 01793 605910

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