The Northern Brainwave Appeal has raised funds to provide vital equipment to support the staff and patients of the Regional Neurosciences Centre since 1988.

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The Neurosciences Service in Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary provides expert assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with complex neurological disorders. The service uses the latest research and best practice to deliver safe, effective and high quality care to patients.

Neurosciences staff care for patients from across the North East, Cumbria and other parts of the UK.

The Neurosciences Centre provides a comprehensive range of specialist services and is made up of eight specialist areas:

Mitochondrial Diagnostic Service

The neurosurgical team provides a comprehensive range of surgical care and treatment for both adults and children with brain and spinal disorders.

The team of consultant neurosurgeons and specialist nurses play an important role in supporting the wider Neurosciences Department by offering opinions on the best possible management of each patient, from their initial referral throughout their treatment.