Helen Basu

Job Title: Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Department: Paediatric Neurology; Child Heatlh

Telephone Number: 01772 523379

Primary Medical Qualification: MBChB (Hons)

Other Qualifications: BSc(Hons) MRCPCH

Year of Registration: 1996

GMC Number: 4199982

Career History: Undergraduate medical training, Leeds University. Postgraduate training in paediatrics in North Thames region. Paediatric neurology specialist registrar posts at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London and Bristol Royal Children's Hospital. Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology at British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada. Consultant in Paediatric Neurology for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (2007-present)

Specialist Areas: Paediatric neurology

Specialist Interests: Epilepsy; ketogenic diet

Research Interests: Cognition and social understanding in children with epilepsy

Clinics: Paediatric Neurology Clinic; Epilepsy Clinic; Paediatric Neurosurgery Clinic; Epilepsy Transition Clinic

Languages Spoken: English

Awards and Prizes: The Garland Prize in Clinical Neurology, Leeds University (1995)