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Seeking a diagnosis and care

Information for individuals with a neurological problem, and those that support them, on the process of getting a diagnosis, what tests and investigations might be performed, and how to handle being undiagnosed.

In this section we feature information and support that may be of help to individuals who are waiting to be diagnosed, those who are seeking care following a diagnosis, or those that remain undiagnosed.

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Getting a diagnosis

Getting a diagnosis

Although everyone's journey will be different, our article on 'Getting a diagnosis' aims to give you a sense of what you can expect when you visit a doctor, including some information on the tests and investigations you may undergo.

What if I am undiagnosed?

What if I am undiagnosed?

In our article on undiagnosed neurological problems, we discuss why it is that sometimes a diagnosis has not yet been made and what you might want to do following this news. There are also links to other articles that may be helpful in managing your symptoms and improving your overall wellbeing.  

Questions to ask your doctor

Questions to ask your doctor

In order to help you get the most out of your time with a doctor, and to make sure you get all the information you need, we have created a page called 'Questions to ask your doctor'. This page includes sets of questions that you can read or download, and that you can take with you to your appointments.

Who's who in neurology

Who's who in neurology

What's the difference between a radiographer and a radiologist? How can you access the services of a physiotherapist? From neurologists to speech and language therapists, we explain who's who, what they do and offer some guidance on how to get an appointment.