Accessing rehabilitation

There are 12 specialist NHS Spinal Cord Injury Centres across the UK, which are dedicated to the
management and rehabilitation of spinally-injured individuals. They are;

London & the South East

  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • The London Spinal Cord Injury Centre
  • Stoke Mandeville
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Centre

South West

  • Salisbury
  • Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre


  • Oswestry
  • Midlands Centre for Spinal Injuries


  • Sheffield Northern General Hospital
  • The Princess Royal Spinal Injuries Centre
  • Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield
  • Regional Spinal Injuries Centre

North West

  • Southport and Ormskirk Hospital
  • North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre

North East

  • Middlesbrough
  • The Golden Jubilee Regional Spinal Cord Injuries Centre


  • Cardiff
  • Rookwood Hospital


  • Glasgow
  • The Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injury Unit, Scotland

Northern Ireland

  • Belfast
  • Musgrave Park Hospital


  • Dublin National Spinal Cord Injury Service
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

As well as NHS Centres there are private centres up and down the country that can offer someone
with a spinal cord injury the necessary rehabilitation they require.
Most units, including private units, accept NHS referrals and may subsequently be funded by the
NHS. There are other possible sources of funding, they include;

  • Compensation claims
  • Local Authority
  • Medical insurance
  • Self-funding

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