South East Scotland Neurological Services

NHS Scotland

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The department of neurosurgery serves a population of approximately XXXXXX million across the South East of Scotland including XXXXXXXXX health board areas.   We also take referrals from further afield, as well as offering second opinions.


Each year we have approximately:


YYYYYY outpatient attendances

YYYYYYY elective admissions

YYYYYY emergency admissions

YYY day case procedures



All the consultant neurosurgeons participate in the on call emergency service and      YYYYYYY . In addition to this all have areas of subspecialist interest.


Our subspecialties all incorporate multi-disciplinary teams that include neuroradiologists, neurologists, oncologists and other allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists) to provide patients with comprehensive neuroscience care.


For further information on surgery for specific problems click on the links below.


Brain tumour


Intracranial haemorrhage


Spinal surgery


Epilepsy surgery







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