The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) is the UK’s largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital treating over 6,000 inpatients, 120,000 outpatients and 8,000 day cases each 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. It is part of the University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust. Together with its neighbour, the Institute of Neurology, it is a major international centre for research and training with UCL being ranked fourth best University in the world. It also plays a large role in the Academic Health Science Centre – UCL Partners with neurology being one of the major themes. The Gamma Knife Centre is situated in NHNN.
The NHNN has over 200 inpatient beds, with a dedicated day care facility for tests, investigation and treatment. It also has access to hotels, which offer a flexible service for patients who do not need to stay in hospital overnight. With 32 outpatient consulting rooms, it offers around 200 outpatient clinics every week covering all aspects of neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychology and neuro-rehabilitation.