The following standard clinical definition applies to Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic hospital covers:
Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the brain, brain-related conditions, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.
For example: stroke, brain or spinal cord tumours, head injuries, epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease.
Related hospital treatments and where to find them
Treatment of spinal column (back bone) conditions is listed separately under Back, neck and spine.
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.