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This paper describes the role of clinical neuropsychology services in the specialist assessment and management of patients with medically unexplained neurological symptoms.
The publication of Clinical Standards for Neurological Health Services in NHS Scotland (NHS QIS, 2009) has significant implications for the work of clinical neuropsychologists, and this paper is intended to provide key contextual information and suggestions to aid clinicians and managers who are tasked with demonstrating that the clinical standards are being met.
- Executive summary
- Purpose and scope of paper
- Published clinical standards
- Background information
- Role of clinical neuropsychology
- Evidence base
- Matched care model of service delivery
- Data management, audit and monitoring
- Resource implications