NHS - Gamma Knife

After Care

Tips and Information for your Road to Recovery

An aftercare booklet and instruction on how to care for your pin sights, is given to you by the Therapy Radiographers after the frame has been removed. The booklet includes contact numbers if you need any further advice after you have left the hospital.

You will also be advised on when you can go home. (Some patients may be allowed home the same day, depending on position of the condition treated, complexity of treatment and of course the distance travelled) 



Letters will be sent to your GP and your referring Consultant so that they will know what treatment you have received. Usually your referring hospital will be asked to resume your follow up care and a summary of your clinical progress will be sent to Sheffield. The Consultants in our Gamma Knife radiosurgical unit will continue to advise on the management of your case where required.