Brain and Spine Foundation

We're here for anyone affected by any neurological condition or symptoms. Our team of professional neuroscience nurses can provide you with tailored information and specialist support at any stage of your journey. 

The Brain and Spine Information service is run by nurses who have specialised in brain and spine conditions. They offer information and support via a Helpline and the website  They also produce a range of publications on different brain and spine conditions, which can be downloaded free of charge from the website. 

How we can help

Our helpline is a free confidential service providing support to anyone affected by a neurological condition or problem, their family, friends and carers.

Our helpline team are here to support you however we can. We provide impartial, tailored information and specialist support on issues such as:

  • tests and investigations
  • treatment
  • managing long term conditions
  • the emotional impact of a diagnosis, treatment or living with a long term condition

as well as helping you to:

  • make sense of medical information and what might happen next
  • get questions together to ask at your next GP or hospital appointment
  • access neurological services
  • where to get more information and support

Who to contact

020 3096 7880 (General Admission) 020 3096 7880 (General Admission) 0808 808 1000 (Helpline) 0808 808 1000 (Helpline)
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Name of venue
Can Mezzanine,
7-14, 4th Floor
Great Dover Street

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Additional Languages
English but access to Language line for interpreters.
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About the Helpline The Brain and Spine Helpline is a service run by neuroscience nurses and other health professionals. The helpline covers all brain and spine conditions, from fairly common to the very rare, and can offer information and support on any medical or related social and emotional issues of concern - call us on 0808 808 1000. You can also contact the helpline if you require a hard copy of one of our booklets or fact sheets, alternatively they can be downloaded free of charge. The Brain and Spine Helpline is a member of The Helplines Association. Contact us by phone or email The Brain and Spine Helpline is a free and confidential service, open from Monday â?? Thursday from 9am-2pm and on Fridays from 9am-1pm. To contact us please phone 0808 808 1000 during the opening hours, or you can email the Helpline at Contact us by post If you prefer, you can write to the helpline team at the following address: Brain and Spine Helpline Free Post LON10492 London SW9 6BR What we can do: â? Discuss all aspects of neurological conditions. â? Explain neurological/medical terms and services. â? Provide hard copies of the Brain and Spine Foundationâ??s booklets. â? Signpost individuals to further sources of information and support. â? Assist you in making an informed choice or decision. â? Provide additional information on issues and conditions which are not covered in our booklets. What we canâ??t do: â? Diagnose. â? Recommend or refer you to particular doctors or practitioners. â? Act on behalf of an individual or provide evidence for legal cases. â? Offer any clinical consultations/appointments. â? Provide financial assistance for any individuals in need of medical treatment/equipment/social support.

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