University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Diagnosis and treatment

We treat approximately 300 children a year, with conditions including

  • childhood brain and spinal tumours
  • hydrocephalus investigations and surgery
  • trauma
  • epilepsy
  • spinal dysraphism
  • neonatal surgery.

We also have an epilepsy surgery programme (including vagal nerve stimulators), and neuroendoscopy facility.

What happens when I come in?

On the day of admission, report to G2 children’s neurosurgery. At the buzzer outside of the door, press the neuro button. Once inside, the ward is the second door on the right (signed Smile4Wessex Children’s Neurosciences Ward).