TMS treatment Yorkshire
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) technology was initially developed in Sheffield (Yorkshire), at the Hallamshire hospital by Prof. Anthony Barker and Colleagues. This lead to research and development of clinical treatments for psychiatric disorders such as depression.
In 2008, the FDA approved the treatment for depression and TMS has been used widely and effectively in the states since then.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK issued full guidance “in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression in December 2015.”
Availability of TMS treatment
The rTMS Centre (Sheffield) has been providing TMS treatment for depression since the release of the NICE guidelines in 2015.
With only a handful of TMS clinics in the UK. The rTMS Centre has been providing the treatment to a wider audience than just Yorkshire. The rTMS Centre has treated individuals from different locations in the UK, such as Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, London and Scotland.