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diagnosis and treatment

The Sir William Gowers Centre is a National Health Service unit in England offering specialised assessment and treatment for people with seizures. It is affiliated to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) in London. Patients are referred to the centre from hospitals across the country and from overseas. Sir William Gowers Centre is part of the charity Epilepsy Society.

Your appointment

At the Sir William Gowers Centre, we provide assessment in a relaxed atmosphere aiming to meet your individual needs whether you are coming to the centre as an inpatient, outpatient or daycase admission.  

Medical team

If you are admitted to the Sir William Gowers Centre, you will be looked after by a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals including senior house officers, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational  therapists and social workers.

Medical services

Through the monitoring and observation from the multi-disciplinary team, the centre aims to provide an accurate diagnosis, improve seizure control, optimise drug therapy and assess the skills associated with activities of daily living.

About the centre

Our tertiary care assessment unit is named after Sir William Gowers, one of the founding members of Epilepsy Society. Our medical unit leads the way in the most advanced techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.