Meet the team

Consultants


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Dr Georgina Burke

Dr Burke provides a neurology service to Portsmouth and a specialist myasthenia and neuromuscular service for Wessex. This includes neuromuscular patients transitioning from childrens to adult services.

  • Contact her Southampton secretary on 023 8120 6783
  • Portsmouth patients can call 023 9228 6000, extension 3909

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Dr Nancy Colchester 

Dr Colchester is a consultant neurologist who started her consultant post here in June 2016. She does two general neurology clinics per week, and participates in the acute neurology rota, providing a neurology service for inpatients around the hospital. She is also part of the acute stroke service.

You can contact her secretary on 023 8120 5434.

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Dr Jonathan Frankel

Dr Frankel joined the Trust in 1995, and has an special interest in movement disorders.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 8725
  • Portsmouth patients can call his secretary on 023 9228 6000, extension 3909

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Dr Boyd Ghosh

Dr Ghosh works across Salisbury and Southampton, seeing mostly general neurology patients in Salisbury and patients with cognitive disorders and atypical movement disorders in Southampton.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 4030.
  • Salisbury patients can call 01722 429233.

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Dr William Gibb

Dr Gibb runs clinics in general neurology, movement disorders, and botulinum therapy. He established a joint clinic in Huntington's disease.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 6781.
  • Portsmouth patients can call 023 9228 6000, extension 3901

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Dr Christopher Halfpenny

Dr Halfpenny joined the Trust in 2007. He has an interest in multiple sclerosis and related neuroinflammatory disorders of the central nervous system.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 8444
  • Portsmouth patients can call 023 9228 6000, extension 3901

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Dr Simon Hammans

Dr Hammans holds a weekly clinic in muscle disease and neurogenetics in Southampton. He's also the director of the regional muscle and nerve service for Wessex.

You can call his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 4030.

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Dr Haider Katifi

Dr Katifi joined the Trust in 1992, and has a special interest in peripheral nerve disorders.

You can call his secretary on 023 8120 6781.

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Dr Lucy Kinton

Dr Kinton has a special interest in epilepsy, and runs an epilepsy clinic for patients with intractable epilepsy.

You can call her secretary 023 8120 5771.

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Dr Christopher Kipps

Dr Kipps has general medicine and neurology experience from a wide variety of settings and has a particular interest in cognitive and movement disorders.

  • Contact his secretary on 023 8120 5434.
  • Winchester patients can call 01962 824507 

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Dr Joanna Kitley

Dr Kitley has a special interest in multiple sclerosis and neuroinflammation. She holds clinics at Southampton General Hospital on Thursday afternoons.

  • Contact her secretary on 023 8120 8444
  • Portsmouth patients can call 023 9228 6000, extension 6807

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Dr Joanna Lovett

Dr Lovett has a special interest in stroke. She developed the 24 hour stroke thrombolysis service in Southampton General Hospital.

  • Contact her secretary on 023 8120 6781
  • Salisbury patients can call 01722 429233

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Dr Alice Manson

Dr Manson has a special interest in movement disorders, and has extensive experience in the management of complex Parkinson's disease.

  • Contact her Southampton secretary on 023 8120 6781
  • Isle of Wight patients can call 019 8355 2106

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Dr Adrian Miller 

Dr Miller has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders. He holds neuromuscular and motor neurone disease clinics.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 4030
  • Basingstoke patients can call 01256 313256
  • Winchester patients can call 01962 824507.

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Dr Rhiannon Morris

Dr Morris has a special interest in stroke. She's part of the hospital's acute neurology service and is on the rota for acute stroke care.

You can call her secretary on 023 8120 8725.

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Professor Karen Morrisson

 


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Dr George Pengas

Dr Pengas joined the Trust in 2009, and has has special interests in cognitive neurology, normal pressure hydrocephalus, general neurology and acute neurology.

You can call his secretary on 023 8120 5434.

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Dr Ashwin Pinto

Dr Pinto has a special interest in myasthenia gravis and motor neurone disease. He was responsible for establishing the myasthenia clinic and the plasma exchange service.

You can call his secretary on 023 8120 6783.

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Dr Martin Prevett

Dr Prevett has over ten years of experience as a consultant, diagnosing and managing general neurology and epilepsy.

You can call his secretary on 023 8120 5771.

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Dr Claudio Ruffman

 


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Dr Sean Slaght

As well as providing general neurology and specialist epilepsy services to outpatients in Portsmouth, Dr Slaght runs a specialist epilepsy clinic at Southampton General Hospital.

  • Contact his Southampton secretary on 023 8120 5771
  • Portsmouth patients can call his secretaries at Queen Alexandra Hospital on 023 9228 6000, extension 6807

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Dr A Turner

 


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Dr Nicolas Weir

Dr Weir joined the Trust in 2009, and has a special interest in stroke.

Contact his neurology secretary on 023 8120 8725 or his stroke and TIA secretary on 023 8120 5792.

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Special nurses and co-ordinators

Multiple sclerosis

  • Carrie Day, lead multiple sclerosis specialist nurse
  • Lesley Kempson, multiple sclerosis specialist nurse
  • Carlene Ford, multiple sclerosis infusion nurse
    Call 023 8120 6864

Epilepsy

  • Sara Kerley, epilepsy specialist nurse
  • Sinead Blake, epilepsy specialist nurse
  • Pamela Logan, epilepsy specialist nurse
    Call 023 8120 8623

Myasthenia gravis

  • Lisa Joyce, myasthenia gravis specialist nurse
    Call 07747 473769

Parkinson’s disease

  • Alex McEwan, Parkinson’s disease specialist nurse
    Call 07775 119211

Motor neurone disease

  • Clare Erridge, motor neurone disease co-ordinator
    Call 023 8120 6544

Stroke

  • Tracey-Jane Bailey, lead stroke specialist nurse
    Call 023 8120 4459