Neurology Services

Neurology is a speciality which offers services for a wide range of neurological conditions such as Parkinsons Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neuron Disease and chronic headaches.


The Trust-wide Neurology Service is based in Antrim Area Hospital, with out-patient clinics at the Antrim and Causeway Hospital sites. The Consultant Neurologist is Dr Esmonde.

Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist

A Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist provides nurse led clinics throughout the Northern Trust. They are a specialist practitioner whose essential skills are clinical leadership, case management, education and the evaluation of care. Services are provided in hospitals, clinics, health centres or in a patient’s own home or care home as appropriate.

The Parkinson’s nurse Specialist works in collaboration with other health care professionals such as physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, consultant neurologist, geriatricians and GPs. The Northern Trust’s Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists are Sarah Glass and Sharon Hope.

Any healthcare professional can make a referral to the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist, including Social Services and Mental Health Services.

Contact details

Dr Esmonde, Lead Consultant – Tel: 028 9442 4000

Sarah Glass/Sharon Hope, Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists – Tel: 028 2563 5282

Avril Redmond, Clinical Service Lead – Tel: 028 9442 4000

Linda Patton, General Manager – Tel: 028 9442 4000

Neurology Service – Tel: 028 2766 7435

Page last updated:13 June 2018