Ben Cooper

Ben has worked in Paediatric Neurosurgery for the last 15 years. Beginning his career at the Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery he has since worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

He joined the team at Alder Hey 8 years ago working as a Senior Charge Nurse within the supra-regional Neurosurgery Department. He has a special interest in post-operative wound management and in addition currently leads the Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) service for children with complex epilepsy. Following a 10 month secondment with the Epilepsy Nurse Specialist team he took up this most recent post within the Northern Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service (NorCESS).