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 and Research. 

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 based at the LGI. It 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 and Stroke Rehabilitation.

Stoke and Neurosurgery Research is ran from the LGI and covers a wide array of studies from observational to studies including IMPs (Investigational medicinal products) and these are ran by a dedicated team of nurses and support staff.

You can find Stroke Research here and Neurosurgery Research here

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