Life-Saving Brain Surgery
Our supporters helped us raise £200,000 to fund a state-of-the-art neurological endoscope which is making life-saving brain surgery possible for children.
The equipment is used to treat children with life-threatening conditions including brain tumours, cysts and hydrocephalus (a dangerous build up of fluid on the brain).
It is the first of it's kind in a children's hospital in Scotland, and one of only a few in Europe.
"The conditions we treat are very, very serious. They are often life-threatening and treatment can involve a high degree of risk. There's very little margin for error."
mr Roddy o'kane, consultant neurosurgeon
The neurological endoscope will be used to treat thousands of children from across Scotland like Jamie.
The endoscope will make a significant difference to the children that we treat by allowing me and my team to perform minimally invasive, more effective and safer surgery, which will ultimately lead to a better outcome for all of the children that we treat here.Mr Roddy O'Kane, Consultant Neurosurgeon