Head injury management by the neurosurgeons at Salford Royal Hospital is in the context of Salford being a Regional Major Trauma Centre.
Head injuries can range from relatively minor blows to the head to the most severe of conditions requiring intensive care management.
The Department of Neurosurgery manages the more severe spectrum of head injuries in collaboration with other teams in the Major Trauma Centre.
Depending on the severity of the head injury care may be on the Intensive Care Unit, the High Dependency Unit or the Trauma Assessment Unit.
Outcome from trauma care including head injuries at Salford Royal has been shown to be outstanding as well as one of the largest head injury centres in the country.