If you are referred to the specialist Brain Tumour Service at UCLH you may be seen at a number of different hospital locations. These are described below.
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), Queen Square, is the UK's largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital.
You may be booked in at the NHNN to see a member of the MDT for review, for investigations, or admitted for specialist treatment such as surgery or therapy.
Patients who are admitted for surgery are admitted to the Molly Lane Fox unit or to another surgical ward within the NHNN.
- Find out more about how to get to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN)
The University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre is where many of the neuro-oncology outpatient clinics take place.
The Cancer Centre hosts the chemotherapy day unit is where the majority of brain chemotherapy treatments are delivered. Chemotherapy is usually delivered on an outpatient basis in the Cancer Centre, but can be administered on the oncology wards if the patient is required to be admitted. Chemotherapy is provided by a team of oncologists.
If you are referred for radiotherapy treatment, this will take place at University College Hospital.
If you are receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy and become unwell you may be admitted to your local hospital. Your local team will communicate with your team at UCLH.
Should it become necessary for you to be admitted at UCLH, you will be admitted to one of the oncology wards T14 and T16 at University College Hospital. Younger patients will be treated by our teenage and young adults service on T12 North.
We recommend that you travel to University College Hospital and the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre by public transport. There are no allocated parking facilities at either site.
- Find out more about how to get to University College Hospital and the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre.