National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery 

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), Queen Square, is the UK's largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. Celebrating 150 years this year, it provides comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and care of all conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles.  Services include specialist neurosurgery, a brain tumour unit, the Hyper-acute Stroke Unit (HASU), an acute brain injury unit, the National Prion Clinic, a pioneering neuro-rehabilitation unit, the UK's first interventional MRI scanner, the largest specialised neurosurgical ITU and the only neuromedical ITU in the country. Together with its neighbour, the Institute of Neurology, it is a major international centre for research and training.

 

 

Address

National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG

Telephone

0845 155 5000 or
020 3456 7890
  • Travelling to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • By rail

    Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras are all only about 15 minutes walk from the hospital.
  • By bus

    Southampton Row - no's 59, 68, 91, 168, 188, 501
    Theobalds Road - no's 19, 38, 55, 243
    High Holborn / New Oxford Street - no's 8, 25, 242, 501, 521

    Please note: You can travel on buses and trams using an Oyster or contactless payment card with pay as you go credit, or you can add a Travelcard or Bus & Tram pass to your Oyster card. You are no longer able to use cash to pay for your bus fare. 

  • By Tube

    Nearest tube stations are:

    Russell Square (Piccadilly Line) and Holborn (Central and Piccadilly Lines) are both within walking distance.

     

  • By bicycle

    If you cycle to any of our hospitals you can check available local cycle parking on the Transport for London website.

  • Patient transport drop off and collection

    Patient transport drop off and collection at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

    Please note:
    Parking spaces in the area can be difficult to find.

    Parking – public meter bays in Queen’s Square and Great Ormond Street. NCP underground car park at Brunswick Square.

    For information on parking in the areas surrounding the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery please visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/wc1n_3bg/

  • Private vehicles drop off and collection

    Private vehicles drop off and collection at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

    For information on parking in the areas surrounding the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery please visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/wc1n_3bg/

  • Blue badge/disabled car parking and drop off

    Blue badge/disabled car parking and drop off at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

    Normal blue badge restrictions apply in Queen Square and streets close to the square. Please check the restrictions of your badge within Camden. There are three disabled bays in Queen Square.

    For any additional advice if you have concerns about parking or accessible transport you can contact the Camden Council team on 020 7974 4444.

    For information on parking in the areas surrounding the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery please visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/wc1n_3bg/

  • Car parking

    Car Parking at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

    For information on parking in the areas surrounding the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery please visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/wc1n_3bg/

  • Other information

  • Booking transport

  • Reclaiming transport fares

    If you are in receipt of benefits you may be entitled to reclaim transport fares when visiting the hospital for an inpatient or outpatient appointment. Please ask the clinic staff for an attendance form and take this to the appropriate hospital's Cashiers Office. Reimbursement can be made at the time of your visit if you can produce your benefit book.

  • Assisted travel for disabled passengers

    If you need assistance to plan or make a journey the National Rail Enquiries website provides information on the support available.

    The page provides a summary of the services available including a list of train companies and their access information.

    It is recommended that you book help 24 hours before you travel. This enables staff to give you as much information as possible before your travel; make alternative arrangements for you if the station is not step free or not staffed at the time you wish to travel; and ensure that there are enough staff for all the assistance requests at a station.

  • Congestion charge

    If you are driving to UCLH please be aware that most of our hospitals are within the congestion charge zone. Find out more about the congestion charge zone on the Transport for London website.

  • Useful links and contacts

    Websites


    National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
    London Travel Information: 020 7222 1234


    Patient information leaflets