Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse Service

The Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse Service is part of the wider community nursing service in Guildford and Waverley. They work with patients, carers, GPs, practice nurses, other specialist nurses and consultants.

The service aims to optimise health and wellbeing for MS sufferers through specialist advice, support and treatment to prevent you from being admitted to hospital unnecessarily.

Service details

The team provide: 

  • Assessment and care planning to develop and agree individual goals.
  • Post hospital discharge review and assessment.
  • Optimisation medication and review/advice.
  • Support, management and advice of deterioration in condition.
  • Education and advice to support people with treatment and self-management strategies at home.
  • End of life care in partnership with local palliative care and district nurse teams.

Who is eligible for the service?

The service is available for adults aged over 18 who are registered with a Guildford and Waverley GP.

This includes patients living in their own homes as well as residential and nursing care homes.

How to access the service?

A referral from your GP, hospital specialist consultant or other health/social care professional where there is a confirmed clinical diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS).

How can I tell you what I think of the service?

We very much value feedback from all of our patients, and may ask you to complete a satisfaction questionnaire after your appointment.

Contact us

The service operates Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays.

If you would like to speak to a generalist nurse at the weekends or out of hours, please call our Community Co-ordination Centre on 01483 362 020.