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Providing specialist advice and support for spina bifida and hydrocephalus across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Services in the south of England

The Southern region covers the whole of the south of England, incorporating the midlands and extends from Derby and Nottinghamshire, through London, Kent and Essex down to Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

If you:

  • Have spina bifida or hydrocephalus
  • Are pregnant and have had a recent diagnosis of spina bifida or anencephaly
  • Have a child with spina bifida or hydrocephalus
  • Live with or care for someone with these conditions
  • Are a professional providing support

We’re here to help. To access local services, get in touch by phone or email. We also attend clinics at the following hospitals in your area:

  • John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • St George's Hospital, London
  • Birmingham Children's Hospital
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital 

Don’t forget, our advisory services, online communities and support groups are only available to Shine members, so register today to join the largest organisation of its kind in Europe and connect with our expert professionals and members in your area.

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Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old
SEN Provision Type