COVID-19 restrictions to remain in place at The Walton Centre

Restrictions remain in place across the NHS in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety measures in place over the 18 months therefore remain in place at The Walton Centre - and in our other clinic settings within the community – until further notice.

Due to the increased transmission risk posed by the Omicron variant, visiting has been suspended within The Walton Centre except for exceptional circumstances.

Dr Robert Martyn Bracewell

About Robert Martyn Bracewell

Dr Martyn Bracewell read Medicine at Oxford (Open Exhibition, Magdalen) before doing his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, Boston.

He also carried out postgraduate medical and neurological training at Oxford, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, and Birmingham where he was University Lecturer in Neurology. He was appointed to a Senior Lecturer/Consultant Neurologist post in 2003 and carries out clinical work at The Walton Centre, Noble’s Hospital and North Wales Brain Injury Service as well as academic duties for Bangor, Cardiff and Liverpool Universities.




  • MA
  • BM
  • BCh (Oxon)
  • PhD (MIT)
  • FRCP London
  • FRCP Edinburgh

Clinical/research interests

Clinical interests:

  • Epilepsy
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Behavioural Neurology
  • Acquired Brain Injury

Research interests:

  • Motor and non-motor functions of cerebellum and basal ganglia
  • Novel approaches to neurorehabilitation
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • International League Against Epilepsy
  • British and Irish Neuro-ophthalmology Club

Related Services


The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man. 


Epileptic seizures occur when there is an episode of abnormal electrical activity within the brain.

Page last updated: 23 May 2021