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The 2SLGBTQIA+ Neurology Clinic is a
new outpatient service at UHN that provides inclusive, comprehensive, and individualized assessment and care to persons identifying as 2SLGBTQIA+ for a full range of neurological conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
Patients will generally be booked based on the order referrals are received with rare cases seen earlier for urgent indications. After being seen in the clinic, you will be discharged back to your family doctor or referring physician. If necessary, we will arrange for a follow-up visit to review the result(s) of your investigation(s) or for clinical reassessment. If appropriate, after being seen in the clinic, we may refer you to one of our specialty clinics for further assessment and/or management.
Please be aware that there is a wait list for this clinic. If you do not wish to attend your appointment, please call to cancel within 48 hours of your appointment so one of the patients on our wait list can be booked into your old appointment slot.
Tests/Services that may be ordered by the clinic but will not be done during the appointment include:
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UHN has a multidisciplinary team of neurologists, nurses and other health professions who provide expert care through general and specialized clinics.
You will be contacted with information about your first appointment.
Please bring the following to your appointment. Not all of these items may be needed for your appointment. Our clinic or your referring doctor will let you know what you must bring.
Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.
When you arrive, you will sign in with the receptionist. You will need your health card (OHIP card) to sign-in. If you do not have an OHIP card, please bring another form of government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license or passport.
You may be given a Measuring Health Equity Questionnaire to fill out. This form contains questions about your background. We collect this information to find out who we serve and what unique needs you may have. The form is voluntary and you can choose ‘prefer not to answer’ to any or all questions. However, the information you choose to give us will help us improve the quality of care for you and others.
First appointments take longer than follow-up appointments. Your first appointment can take 2 hours or more. Follow-up appointments usually take 15 to 30 minutes. We do everything we can to stay on time but sometimes unforeseen circumstances may delay your appointment.
At the end of your first appointment, the nurse or doctor will give you a contact list for your health care team. If you don’t get a contact list, feel free to ask for it.
After every appointment, a member of your health care team will tell you about your next visit. Be sure you understand what is going to happen next. For example, know the time and place of your next visit or if someone will call you with this information.
If you are unsure about what your next steps are, don’t be afraid to ask a member of your team. We are here to help you.
We understand that reaching us by phone can sometimes be difficult. Often our phone lines are busy or are turned over to the message centre so our staff can prepare for clinic visits or help other patients. We make every effort to return your call within 24 hours. Our staff will try to reach you 2 times. If we are not able to reach you directly you may need to call us again.