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The Neuro-Immunology Clinical Research, Education and Support Service (N-CRESS) has expert knowledge and interest in multiple sclerosis (MS).
We also treat related diseases that are caused by changes to immunity (such as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and myasthenia gravis).
This is a specialty called Neuroimmunology.
Our service is staffed by neurologists and nurses.
We support research and are involved in many clinical trials.
We work closely with other services, general practice, local community, national and international partners.
We provide support, education and information to patients in hospital with:
We consult with patients and staff on:
We run the following clinics:
Find out more about clinic times and bookings in Specialist Clinics.
You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access our service.
Address referrals to Prof Richard Macdonell, Director of Neurology to N-CRESS.
Send your referral by:
Fax: 03 9496 2153
Results of prior blood tests and assessments and copies of imaging reports eg. MRI are helpful when included in your referral.
A request for an admission indicates a high degree of medical urgency. These requests should be directed to the Neurology Registrar on call via the Austin switchboard on 03 9496 5000)
Phone: 03 9496 3705 (during business hours)
After hours, call the Austin switchboard on 03 9496 5000
Phone: 03 9496 3705
Fax: 03 9496 2153
Open hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Occupational Therapy Building
145 Studley Road
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg VIC 3084