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Jefferson Ward is a neuroscience day surgery and same day admission unit. The ward is an integral part of the neurological and neurosurgical patient pathway.
Medical investigations and procedures carried out on the ward include diagnostic lumbar punctures, investigations for migraine and patients undergoing radiology procedures, as well as patients going to theatre. The ward has four female beds, four male beds and an infusion bay which provides specialist infusions (including IVIG, Natalizumab and cyclophosphamide) for up to nine patients at a time.
The Walton Centre - Main Hospital Building
This building hosts many of our in-patient services, including wards and theatres, and some outpatients services.
Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7LJ
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