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Contact details for the CESS centres

These pages are about surgery in the UK. If you are looking for information about surgery in another country, please contact your local epilepsy organisation.

Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Steelhouse Lane
B4 6NH
Tel: 0121 333 9999
Website: bch.nhs.uk

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Department of Paediatric Neurology
Level 6 Research & Education Centre
Upper Maudlin Street
Tel: 0117 342 0185
Email: ubh-tr.bristolcess@nhs.net
Website: uhbristol.nhs.uk

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street
Tel: 020 7405 9200
Website: gosh.nhs.uk

Great Ormond Street Hospital has dedicated web pages about CESS for parents and families and also for health professionals.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Denmark Hill
Tel: 020 3299 9000
Website: kch.nhs.uk

The Northern Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Services (NorCESS)

NorCESS is a joint service between Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Eaton Road
West Derby
L12 2AP
Tel: 0151 228 4811
Website: nwpnn.nhs.uk/specialist/epilepsy-surgery

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Hathersage Road
M13 0JH
Tel: 0161 276 1234 or 0161 701 5072
Website: nwpnn.nhs.uk/specialist/epilepsy-surgery

If you would like to see this information with references, visit the Advice and Information references section of our website. If you are unable to access the internet, please contact our Epilepsy Action Helpline freephone on 0808 800 5050.


Epilepsy Action wishes to thank Prof. Richard Appleton, honorary professor in paediatric neurology and Dr Tim Martland, consultant paediatric neurologist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and Lead Clinician for NorCESS for their contributions.

Prof. Appleton and Dr Martland have declared no conflict of interest.

This information has been produced under the terms of The Information Standard.

  • Updated May 2017
    To be reviewed May 2020

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