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Cambridge Skull Base Unit

Our services

The Cambridge skull base team has a great deal of experience looking after patients with skull base tumours. It is one of the largest skull base units in Europe. We deal with all aspects of assessment, surgery, radiotherapy and follow-on care.

Our services

We run a multidisciplinary skull base meeting and clinic on the second and fourth Friday of each month and smaller clinics on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. The meeting consists of different specialists and you may meet more than one doctor or health care professional at your appointment.

Conditions treated

  • Vestibular schwannoma
  • Meningioma
  • Paraganglioma
  • Complex cholesteatoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • CSF Leak
  • Skull Base osteomyelitis
  • Other rare non-malignant and malignant skull base conditions
  • NF2

Other contact numbers

  • Appointments: 01223 216561
  • Ward A3: 01223 216303
  • Ward A4: 01223 217216
  • Ward A5: 01223 216314 / 216312
  • Ward D6: 01223 274680 / 216643
  • Ward M5: 01223 274283
  • NCCU: 01223 216297 / 216358

Parking

Parking is available in the main hospital car park with a fixed price for attending outpatient’s appointments. These concessionary tickets are available from the customer service desk in the main Hospital car park (located at the car park exit). Proof of appointment/s will be required. There is also parking available at off-site Park and Ride Facilities.

If you are parked in the main hospital car park and need assistance with transport, a courtesy bus is provided every 10 minutes between 07.30 and 16.00h. It stops outside the main entrance to the outpatient’s hall. It can accommodate one wheelchair at a time.