DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION TEAM
Ellie Borrell is the surgical movement disorder nurse specialist. Prior to joining the DBS team she worked for 3 ½ years as a Parkinson's disease nurse specialist.
Her background is in neurology and she worked for some years on a movement disorder ward at the National Hospital .
She has a BSc in Nursing and is currently completing an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience.
New to the DBS team her role is to provide advice and support to patients undergoing DBS. She hopes to set up a nurse led clinic and develop written information for patients and GP's.
She has been published in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing and has recently written a chapter in a Parkinson's disease text book for nurses.