Welcome to the Queen's Hospital department of Neurosurgery

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Our neurosurgical unit offers a wide range of treatments for disorders of the brain, the spine and peripheral nerves in adults. The unit provides the regional neurosurgical service for Essex and its surrounding areas. Our adult neurosurgery service include the specialty programmes of brain tumors, cerebrovascular disorders, spine, functional and peripheral nerves.

The department is equipped with a dedicated neuro-intensive care unit, neurosurgical theatre suits and a neurosurgical ward. We have an important role in training junior neurosurgeons and undergraduate students. We contribute to research and the department is actively recruiting to multiple clinical trials including international research projects. We work in close collaboration with consultants from other specialties, including ear nose and throat, maxillo-facial and plastic surgery.