The Neuromuscular Centre (NMC)


The Neuromuscular Centre is the Centre of Excellence for people with muscular dystrophy and provides a variety of services including support through transition, training, sheltered employment, physiotherapy, and emotional support for all those in the region affected by muscular dystrophy and associated conditions. Our service is open to people that have Muscular Dystrophy or are a carer or family member of someone with the condition. For physiotherapy assessments, individuals need a referral from a consultant or GP, however for information, transition support, training and employment potential clients are invited to get in touch directly.

NMC also offers training in art and graphic design and job opportunities in its social enterprise NMC Design+Print.

Taster sessions for any of the courses are always offered to see whether it really meets your needs.

Short Breaks during school holidays are available; please contact for further information. Summer breaks include accessible sports such as powered chair football, boccia and stunt car racing. Bushcraft days include pond dipping, woodcrafts and campfire cooking.

NMC also has its own powered chair football team, the NMC Titans, who are affiliated and working towards competing in the WFA's league. 

Service Details

The Neuromuscular Centre (NMC), Woodford Lane West, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 4EH (directions displayed on map)
The Neuromuscular Centre (NMC)
Service Type:
Information and Advice
Age Range:
15 - 25
Age Band:
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
Is a referral required?:
Accepted referral methods:
  • Self referral
  • Via CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via School
  • Via College or post-16 provider
  • Via Children’s Social Care
  • Via Adult Social Care
  • Via Voluntary Agencies
Eligibility criteria:
NMC's services are specifically for people with muscular dystrophy and associated neuromuscular conditions.
Waiting List:
Capacity of service:
For one-off activities typical groups are between 8 - 15 participants. Ongoing breaks can be on a one to one or group basis.
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Face to face
  • Online Forum
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Service operates in the following neighbouring local authorities:
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Halton
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Warrington
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Additional information for assistance with accessibility:
NMC has accessible bathrooms with closomat toilets, automatic taps and doors.

Opening Times

Days service available:
Opening Times - Monday:
09:00 - 17:00
Opening Times - Tuesday:
09:00 - 17:00
Opening Times - Wednesday:
09:00 - 17:00
Opening Times - Thursday:
09:00 - 17:00
Opening Times - Friday:
09:00 - 16:30
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:
Particular activities may be evenings or weekends; information regarding specific events will be advertised.

This page was last updated on 04 January 2018

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This page was last updated on 04 January 2018


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Denise Boyall (Support Manager)
01606 860911
01606 861755