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Institute of Neurosciences and Spinal Unit

The Institute of Neurosciences

The Institute of Neurosciences provides Neurosurgical, Neurological, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuroradiological and Neuropathology facilities for the West of Scotland and is based on the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus, Govan, Glasgow. The Institute is equipped with 2 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Suites, SPECT Scanner, two Computerised Axial Tomography Scanners, and angiography facilities. The Institute has recently undergone a major upgrade to incorporate ENT and Oral & Maxillofacial and is now equipped with additional facilities including the development of a new ward, four additional theatres, ICU, HDU and a new out-patient department.

Spinal Injuries Unit

The Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Unit for Scotland provides a spinal injuries service to the whole of Scotland. This is housed in a purpose-built facility attached to the Institute of Neurosciences.

Approximately 60% of the unit’s workload is emergency care. The adult unit has close links with the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

Getting Here

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Further Information

Wards & Visiting
Ward 53 – Neurology

Call: 0141 201 2096

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 67 – Neurology

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 60 – Neurosurgery, High Dependency

Call: 0141 232 7562 or 0141 232 7563

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 61 – Neurosurgery, Intensive Care

Call: 0141 201 2008 or 0141 201 2009

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 63 – Neurosurgery

Call: 0141 201 2013

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 64 – Neurosurgery

Call: 0141 201 2015

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 65 – Neurosurgery

Call: 0141 201 2017 or 0141 201 2101

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Neurorehabilitation Unit (NRU)

Call: 0141 201 2663

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 62 – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Call: 0141 201 2010 or 0141 201 2080

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Spinal Injuries – Edenhall Ward (Intensive Care)

Call: 0141 201 2533 or 0141 201 2534

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Spinal Injuries – Philipshill Ward

Call: 0141 201 2531 or 0141 201 2532

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Ward 53 – Young Disabled

Call: 0141 201 2720 or 0141 201 2722

Hospital visiting guidelines have been put in place due to the current pandemic.

Services and Outpatients
Clinical Neurophysiology

Call: 0141 201 2580

Location: Ground Floor of the Neurology Building (Block J)

Neuroradiology (CT and MRI)

Contact Information

CT & MRI

Call Central Booking office for CT: 0141 347 8379

Call Central Booking office for MRI: 0141 347 8406

The Central Booking Office is open:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.00am until 8.00pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9.00am until 5.00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 5.00pm

Location: Institute of Neurological Sciences – Neurological Building, Building 5

Outpatient Clinic – Neuro Patients

Call: 0141 201 1980

Spiritual Care

Call: 0141 452 3221 or 0141 452 3220