Hamilton Health Sciences
NEON (Neurosurgical Education and Outreach Network)

NEON- Neurosurgery Education and Outreach Network


Hamilton Health Sciences is a member of the Neurosurgery Education and Outreach Network (NEON) which is led by Critical Care Services Ontario (CCSO). NEON is comprised of Neurosurgical Nurse Educators (NNE), Clinical Outreach Specialists, Advanced Practice Nurses and Hospital Administrators.

The purpose of NEON is to support system wide improvements in neurosurgery services through education and outreach in hospitals throughout Ontario. The NEON team at Hamilton Health Sciences provides neurosurgical nursing and education support to our community hospitals in the Waterloo Wellington and Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Networks. The aim of NEON is to support patient management, develop repatriation strategies, provide education and improve quality of care within our neurosurgical center and referring non neurosurgical centers.

Contact Information

Your NEON representatives at Hamilton Health Sciences are:

Neuro-Nurse Educator
Brenda Bousfield, RN, BScN
Hamilton General Hospital
905-521-2100 ext. 44366

Clinical Outreach Specialist
Klaudia Gogishvili, RN, MN
Hamilton General Hospital
905-521-2100 ext. 46392

Nurse Practitioner- Spine
Sera Nicosia, RN (EC), BScN, MA, CNN(c), AARN, ACNP
Hamilton General Hospital
905-521-2100 ext. 46773

Director, Neurosciences
Louise MacRae
Hamilton General Hospital
905-521-2110 ext. 46830


Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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