Meet the woman talking to people while they have brain surgery at St George’s – SWLondoner
This is a fascinating piece about the incredible work they do at St George’s University Hospital.
Around 12,100 people are diagnosed with a brain tumour in the UK every year, making it the ninth most common cancer.
On the surgical floor of St George’s University Hospital, a speech and language therapist (SLT) spends her time talking to people while utensils are being prodded into their brains.
Claire Axton specialised in treating patients following neurological incidents, which made her perfect for the job of helping neurosurgeons “map” the brain of their patients while in surgery.
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