Headache centre

 Caring for patients with headache and facial pain disorders

The Academic Headache Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ cares for patients with headache and facial pain disorders.

Our service has a unique 'multidisciplinary' structure which means we work with a broad range of other health professionals and clinical services.

Our team includes consultants, clinical psychologists, a neurosurgeon, clinical nurse specialists, headache research experts, research fellows and research nurses.

As well as serving our local populations of Southwark and Lambeth, we also accept referrals from consultants and other specialists for patients with complex head and facial pain disorders.

Conditions treated

We treat the following headache-related conditions:

    • chronic migraine
    • cluster headache
    • SUNCT and SUNA headache
    • tension type headache
    • trigeminal neuralgia
    • paroxysmal hemicrania
    • hemicrania continua
    • medication overuse headache
    • new persistent daily headaches
    • persistent migraine aura
    • post-traumatic headache
    • secondary headache disorder.

 

 

 

Contacts

Tel: 020 7188 8877

Email: gst-tr.chronic painnurses@nhs.net