MS nurse

The MS specialist nurse for the South Lakes works closely with the consultant neurologist. The MS specialist nurse aims to provide a specialist nursing service to adult patients with MS.

This service involves:

  • Supporting the patient and family at diagnosis
  • Providing education for patients, family, healthcare professionals and branch contacts if necessary
  • Providing information and support on treatments
  • Liaising with and referring to other team members eg: physiotherapy, dietician, if necessary
  • Nurse-led clinics
  • Information on life-style issues

You should contact the nurse if:

  • you are concerned about any symptoms you are experiencing
  • you need advice about medication
  • you want information about how MS is affecting you

​You can access this service by contacting the nurse direct:

Judith is based at Ulverston Health Centre and can be contacted on:
01229 484 038
Email: judith.brassington@cumbria.nhs.uk

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