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Dr Nicola Giffin

Consultant Neurologist

Dr Nicola Giffin is a Consultant Neurologist at Sulis Hospital Bath. She qualified with honours from Kings College Hospital, London and a first class degree in neuroanatomy. She trained as a neurologist at Frenchay hospital and joined the Headache Group at the National Hospital for Neurology as a Clinical fellow for 3 years and obtained an MD in migraine research.

She became a consultant neurologist in Bath in 2003, enjoying the challenges of all areas of neurology but maintaining her specialist interest in headache, in particular migraine and cluster headaches, and also movement disorders.

Dr Giffin is one of the few neurologists outside London to specialise in headache and was a council member for the British Association for the study of headache for some years and is regularly called upon to teach at national migraine meetings.

At the RUH in Bath she is the departmental lead for clinical students in Bath and is the Severn Deanery Training Programme Director for Neurology.

She regularly attends regional neurology meetings at Frenchay and liaises with other professionals in the neurosciences when appropriate, including neurosurgery, to produce the best possible care for her patients.


  • Migraine and headache treatment

  • Movement disorder treatment

  • Multiple sclerosis treatment

  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus

  • Parkinson's disease treatment

  • Peripheral neuropathies

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Additional information about Dr Nicola Giffin

Dr Giffin lives in Bath with her husband and two young sons.

Consultant Neurologist Royal United Hospital, Bath


Headache including migraine and cluster headache, movement disorders including Parkinson's, neurological complications of pregnancy.

Association of British Neurologists, British Association for the study of headache, South West of England Neurology Association, Fellow of the Royal College of Physcians, Society of Apothecaries.

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right hand side.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.