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22 April 2021






SBNS Guidance, 19 April 2021
Management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis following Covid-19 vaccination A neurosurgical guide pdf_icon.gif

The above document has been  prepared by a number of contributors, but notably Alexis Joannides, Mathew Guilfoyle, Richard Mannion and Peter Hutchinson and represents the current state of knowledge about this condition and its treatment.

Fortunately it remains rare, and has to date only been reported after the first dose of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Johnson and Johnson vaccines. Thus the current incidence is likely not to increase unless vaccination rates rise substantially, which is unlikely.

14 April 2021



The National Neurosciences Advisory Group (NNAG) report on the impact of the pandemic on neurological services

Press release: NNAG Press release Lessons Learnt from the COVID-19 Pandemic  14.4.2021 pdf_icon.gif

Report "Lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Priorities in care for people with neurological conditions after the pandemic”pdf_icon.gif

28 January 2021    Adult Neuro-Oncology Service Provision during COVID-19 outbreak:UPDATED JAN 2021pdf_icon.gif  





















SBNS Covid-19 Bulletins / Guidance Documents 

1st Bulletin 18 March 2020  pdf_icon.gif

General Neurosurgery 
Guidance on Neurosurgical Procedures and COVID-19 pdf_icon.gif
This document was updated 25 June 2020 and  supersedes  previous versions


Neuro Trauma Guidance  pdf_icon.gif

Cancer Guidance NHS pdf_icon.gif

Adult Neuro-Oncology Service Provision during COVID-19 outbreak:UPDATED JAN 2021pdf_icon.gif 

Adult Neuro-Oncology Service Provision during COVID-19 outbreak pdf_icon.gif 

BNVG/SBNS neurovascular guidance during COVID-19 pdf_icon.gif 
This doc was updated on 31 March 2020 and supersedes the one sent out on 24.3.2020

Clinical guide for the management of Paediatric Neurosurgery patients during the coronavirus pandemic pdf_icon.gif
This document was updated on 24.4.2020 and supersedes the one dated 31 March 2020

COVID-19 and Trainee Progression in 2020 – 19 March 2020 pdf_icon.gif

Surgical Prioritisation 
Clinical guide to surgical prioritisation during the coronavirus pandemic  14.4.2020










Last Updated: 23 November 2021