Littlewoods Neurosurgical Unit
The Neurosurgical Unit at Alder Hey provides surgical treatment for brain and spine disorders both nationally and internationally for children up to the age of 18.
The unit performs around 500 surgeries per year and sees almost 4000 out-patients.
The Neurosurgical Ward (NSW) is a 16 bedded unit, of which six beds can accommodate children requiring High Dependency care.
The ward cares for children who require neurosurgery for a variety of reasons including;
Meet the Team
Neuro Science Consultants
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Ward Manager - Patsy Ellery
The Neurosurgical Ward also has;
Eight Senior Nurses
20 Staff Nurses
Two Assistant Practitioners
Four Health Care Assistants
One House Keeper
One Play Specialist
Littlewoods Neuroscience Unit
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
0151 282 4569 - Craniofacial Pathway Coordinator
0151 282 4582 - Secretary to Sasha Burn, Neil Buxton and Ajay Sinha
0151 252 5025 - Secretary to Benedetta Pettorini and Conor Mallucci