Leaflet for referrers to hand to patients

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Referral form

Click here to download the Neurospark Referral Form

Please help us to help you by providing:

A clear referral question

Full contact details for the patient including:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Contact number and email if available
  • CHI Number (if available)
  • Mode of payment: Self / Insured
  • A brief clinical history and examination findings
  • Medication history if felt important e.g. malignancy and prior surgery / chemo / radiotherapy
  • Relevant investigation findings e.g. MRI c-spine, prior neurophysiology findings
  • Relevant information e.g. hip arthroplasty 6 weeks ago, previous CTS decompression, needle phobia, severe learning disability etc

Please also help us by stating which side is affected.

Should you wish to ask a specific question or wish clarification regarding a report please contact us on and we will endeavour to respond as soon as we can.

Sending a referral – we strongly advise you to encrypt any sensitive information sent by email. We use Egress for email communication.

Postal referrals can be sent by registered post to this address:

Dr Fahad Shaikh (Private referral)
C/O OPD 15
2nd Floor
DCN & RHYCP Building
50 Little France Crescent
Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
EH16 4TJ


Please contact us for a fee quote.