The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Leeds Centre for Neurosciences


Welcome to Leeds Centre for Neurosciences

The Neurosciences centre is largely based at the Leeds General Infirmary and covers the following specialties of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neurophysiology, Stroke Services

What we do

Neurosurgery and Paediatric Neurosurgery is a highly specialised regional service, which offers healthcare and surgical expertise to children and adults with diseases/injuries to the brain or nervous system. These include brain haemorrhages and tumours. Subspecialties include spinal, skullbase, pituitary, epilepsy, vascular and trauma surgery.

The Neurology service encompasses the investigation and treatment of conditions relating to the nervous system, including brain tumours, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease, dementia, motor neurone disease, neuro-ophthalmology, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and more common disorders requiring specialist consultation e.g. headache and dizziness.

Stroke services has re-organised in recent years and is now largely based at the LGI and covers a comprehensive range of services available to patients who have suffered a stroke or are showing signs of a stroke including a Hyper Acute Stroke Unit, Acute Stroke Unit. Rehabilitation based at both Chapel Allerton Hospital and St James’s University Hospital.

The Neurosurgical and Neurological services are supported by comprehensive Neuroradiology, Neurophysiology and Neuropsychology services.