Intensive Care Unit - Tavistock Neurosurgical 

Neurosurgical Critical Care

Conditions treated

The Neurosurgical Critical Care Unit at NHNN treats the following conditions:

  • Head Injury
  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • Intracerebal haemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Brain tumours
  • Spine disorders
  • Spinal injury.

Service statistics

We admit around 800 patients per year, including emergency cases directly from Emergency Departments, critically ill patients referred from within UCLH and elective postoperative neurosurgical patients.

Patient support services

Neurocritical Care nurse specialist
Neurovascular nurse specialist
Brain tumour nurse specialist

Patient aftercare

Patients and their families who have been treated in our unit receive one or more of the following aftercare:

  • Neurocritical care outreach service
  • Bereavement counselling
  • Clinical liaison nurse

 Contact details

Intensive Care Unit - Tavistock Neurosurgical
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
1st floor
Chandler Wing
Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3448 4706

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3448 4706
Fax: 020 3448 4717

Service manager - Felicity Fox

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