TMST or transmural MS team
To improve the care of MS patienst, the TMST is organized in collaboration with the NMSC (national MS center of Melsbroek – near Brussels). This multidisciplinary consultation takes place on Monday afternoon in the Sint-Jozefs hospital in Mortsel (Molenstraat 19 2640 Mortsel). Every patient is seen by the following care givers:
- The GZA neurologist
- A physical doctor (GZA)
- A NMSC nurse
- A NMSC physiotherapist
- A NMSC dietrician
- A NMSC social worker.
Every care giver takes 30 minutes to evaluate and listen tot he patient. So the whole consultation takes 3 houres. Afterwards the patients file and situation are discussed to provide advices or certain care programs in the NMSC.
The cost of this consultation is only 1.80 €.
Dr. Debruyne and dr. Verstappen are the MS-experts of the GZA department of neurology.
From september 28th 2021 on, the MS-liga will start consultations in the Sint-Vincentius hospital, every 4th tuesday afternoon of the month. These consultations are meant for people with MS, living in the Antwerp region. A consultation can be made via MS-Liga Vlaanderen (ms-vlaanderen.be), contact –> een afspraak maken
From june 2021 on, MS patients can take advantage of free psychological care. This service can be applied for by the treating GZA neurologist.