pictureThe North Bristol NHS Trust Adult Neurosurgery Department, Brunel building, Southmead Hospital (previously located at Frenchay Hospital) is a tertiary referral centre providing Adult Neurosurgical care for Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire and the city of Bristol.

The Neurosurgical team includes 13 consultants, who are world-leading experts in their specialities, carrying out more than 3,500 individual procedures each year, of which 50% are operations for emergency admissions.

The service at Southmead Hospital is supported by three state-of-the-art Neurosurgical theatres including one theatre dedicated to emergency procedures.

The Neurosurgery wards, Gate 7, Level 3, Brunel building, Southmead Hospital provides patients with a high level of nursing care in a modern and spacious environment. 

The service provides all aspects of Neurosurgical practice, including:

  • Cranial & Spinal Trauma
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Complex Cerebro-Vascular Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery Including Spinal Tumors
  • Neuro-modulation For Pain
  • Neuro-modulation For Movement Disorders Including Parkinson’s Disease
  • Surgery For Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Surgery For Hydrocephalus
  • Neuro-Endoscopy