On Saturday 2 June, the Wessex Neurological Centre in Southampton will open its doors to the public to showcase its amazing facilities and specialist equipment.
‘Neuro Open Day’ will give visitors the opportunity to see for themselves many of the projects that Smile4Wessex, the registered charity dedicated to raising money for the centre, has been able to fund.
Two of our specialist personal injury lawyers from the Isle of Wight office, Jemma Valvona and Callum Palmer, will be attending the open day to learn more about the centre’s world-class, specialist facilities.
They’ll be visiting one of the neuro theatres and learning how doctors use some of the cutting edge equipment, such as the ‘Leica M720/OH5’ operating microscope, the ISIS nerve monitoring system and the latest acquisition, the ‘Storz 3D/Ultra HD Endoscope’.
They will also have the chance to tour the Smile4Wessex Children’s Neuroscience Unit and its latest development, the new ‘Retreat’ Interactive Sensory Room. This is a wonderful, dedicated playroom with sophisticated interactive sensory equipment designed specifically to stimulate children and aid their rehabilitation.
Also on show will be the ‘Wall of Smiles’ a colourful display of smiles pictured on the wall adjacent to the main entrance of the new Smile4Wessex Children’s Neuroscience Unit. Each pictured smile provides a lasting message of support for the unit, gives thanks for the care a loved one has received or remembers someone special who, very sadly, is no longer with us.
We’re really looking forward to the Smile4Wessex Neuro Open Day and learning more about the exciting developments and projects the centre is involved in. One such project Smile4Wessex is the development of a new, non-invasive method of measuring intra cranial pressure.
We’ll also be learning more about the Wessex Plasma Therapy Appeal, a new project that will be used to treat critically ill patients and to relieve the symptoms of hundreds more with individually rare, but collectively common neurological conditions.
Smile4Wessex does a sterling job raising much needed funds to enable the Neurological Centre to improve its facilities and services for people dealing with conditions such as: brain tumours, brain injuries, stroke, motor neurone disease, dementia and other neurological disorders.
By enhancing the range and quality of patient care and sponsoring pioneering research, it is making huge strides in the fight to improve and save the lives of hundreds of patients every year.
If you would like to learn more about Smile4Wessex and its fundraising work, you can visit www.smile4wessex.org.
To get more information on Neuro Open Day you can click here or view the poster advertising the event.