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Providing expert support to people affected by neurological problems

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About this website

This website is aimed at people affected by neurological conditions or symptoms - that is, the people who have the symptoms, and their friends, family and carers.

How can this website help?

We hope we can help you by providing:

Written information

If you are looking for information on a particular condition, symptom or procedure, we have a comprehensive list of booklets and fact sheets written by our editorial team.

Individual support

If you have a question that isn't answered on the website, you can contact our neuroscience nurses through this website, either by posting a question on our discussion forum or by contacting us by email, post or phone.

Can I trust the medical information on the website?

The booklets and fact sheets on this website are accredited by The Information Standard, a certification scheme supported by the Department of Health. You can find out more about the Information Standard here.

This website is intended for general information purposes only and it in no way replaces or alters information received from your doctor (or other healthcare professional) regarding medical, psychiatric, health or well-being issues. If you believe you have a neurological condition, you should consult your doctor.

This website complies with the Health on the Net Code of Conduct (HONcode). Find out more about the HONcode

Read the Brain and Spine Information Service guidelines and policies for more information

Who writes the content?

The medical information in our publications and information sections is written by our editorial team, which includes neuroscience nurses.

Content is updated by the web editor, Aaron Bailey-Athias. If you would like to contact Aaron about any of the content on the website, please see our contact page.

Links and advertising

This website does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content. We do not carry any advertising on our website - all of the information on the website is completely impartial.

If relevant, we are very happy for you to link to us without asking permission, but please do not use our logo on your website.

What about privacy?

Read our privacy policy for more information.