Our Services

Neurosciences

Overview

Our extensive neuroscience facilities and expertise make the Wellington Hospital the independent sector’s leading centre for patients with neurological conditions including head injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain tumours and stroke as well as more minor nerve complaints.

The multi-disciplinary team of consultants includes neurosurgeons and neurologists who are at the top of their profession and many hold senior positions in London's renowned teaching hospitals.

They are supported by neurophysiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dieticians, pharmacists and specialist nurses, all of whom have post-graduate training in neurological disorders.

The Wellington Hospital offers both in-patient and out-patient treatment and has an 18-bed neurology unit. Its focus is to provide comprehensive care throughout the patient’s stay, from diagnosis through to rehabilitation.

The team has access to the latest diagnostic technology including a 64-slice CT scanner, two MRI scanners and a full range of X-ray and Ultrasound equipment together with an advanced interventional radiology department.

Nine renowned neurosurgeons operate at the hospital with anaesthesia provided by specialist neuroanaesthetists and an intensive care unit is situated immediately adjacent to the theatre suite.

For those patients who do not need surgery, the hospital offers a range of other treatment options on site including specialist pain relief and neurophysiotherapy.

Patients also have access to the latest technology including CyberKnife and Gamma Knife radiotherapy and radiosurgery, both of which can treat adults with certain brain tumours.

The Wellington’s 46-bed Neuro Rehabilitation Unit has an international reputation for its care. Every patient is looked after by a multi disciplinary team brought together to match his or her specific needs.

Including two gyms, a hydrotherapy pool, and occupationa health suites, the neuro rehabilitation unit it provides the highest quality care to maximise patients' functional abilities and assist with psychological and emotional support in adapting to disability.

Further specialist rehabilitation is provided by the Speech Therapy Unit and the Wellington Balance Centre.