National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery 

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery


Please be aware that we are currently experiencing some issues with our direct phone lines at The Eastman Dental Hospital, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. We hope to restore service shortly, but in the meantime please call our switchboard on 020 2456 7890 and they will direct your call to the appropriate department.

Thank you for your patience whilst these issues are addressed.

Last updated: 21 April 2015 at 9.35am

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.




National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
Queen Square


0845 155 5000 or
020 3456 7890


How to get here

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

By Tube:
Russell Square (Picadilly Line)
Holborn (Central Line)

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

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