A number of transport strikes are due to take place in November and December. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Nurses' strike action is likely to take place on 15 and 20 December. Our emergency and time critical services will be open. We'll let you know if your appointment is affected.

Complex motor disorders service

We assess the suitability of children and young people with complex motor disorders for a deep brain stimulation (DBS) device or an intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pump implantation.

DBS devices and ITB pumps are placed surgically in the body and used to deliver either electrical impulses or medication (baclofen) to:

  • relieve spasms and deforming postures
  • prevent fixed deformity
  • promote motor function
  • improve the quality of life for children with complex motor disorders.

If we assess your child and find that they are suitable for DBS or ITB, they will have the surgery at King's College Hospital.

After your child's operation, we provide ongoing support to you, your child, and your local healthcare teams, to help you manage the DBS or ITB systems.

Contact

General enquiries: 020 7188 8533

Savannah Ward: 020 7188 8848

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How to find us

We see patients in the neurology clinic and Savannah Ward.

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