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Hedderly, Tammy

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Consultant children's neurologist

Dr Tammy Hedderly - consultant paediatric neurologist

Area of expertise: onset of movement disorders.

Biography

Dr Tammy Hedderly is an acute paediatric neurologist with an interest in children's onset movement disorders.

She provides sub speciality neurology input for Wilson’s Disease, and complex communication disorders and also has an interest in children's intensive care neurology. She has experience in providing xeroderma support.

Dr Hedderly established and leads the TANDeM service. This is now an established multi-disciplinary clinic within the paediatric neurosciences team with input from child and adolescent psychiatrist, specialist clinical psychologists and a liaison nurse specialist. This service offers assessment and management for tics and tourette's and complex developmental difficulties. This includes psychological as well as pharmacological management.

Dr Hedderly has a longstanding interest in teaching and training and has contributed to PASTTEST course material – written and clinical – and has been involved in MRCPCH exam organisation as well as development and delivery of examination courses.

She is an honorary senior lecturer at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' and is active in research projects for tourette's and genetics. She is the UK project investigator on current EU FP7 EMTICS and NIMH grants.

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