The headache service provides clinics to support four consultants specialising in headaches.
The clinics consist of:
- Follow up review clinics for all headache disorders
- Botulinum toxin injection clinics
- Nerve block injection clinics
- Anti–calcitonin gene related peptide review clinics
Sid Watkins Building
This building hosts our Complex Rehabilitation Unit, some outpatients services, pain management services, corporate services and more.
The Walton Centre - Main Hospital Building
This building hosts many of our in-patient services, including wards and theatres, and some outpatients services.
Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7LJ
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Referrals can be made through your GP
The toxin is a protein and is produced by a bacterium called Clostridium Botulinum.
There are many different types of headache, migraine, cluster headaches, sinus headache, and more. However, more than 90% of headaches will be caused by migraine – this booklet will help you to identify if your headaches are due to migraine and if so, how best to stop them happening.
Headache service Consultants
Dr Silver established the headache service at The Walton Centre in 2004 and since that time has expanded this service to include four headache subspecialist consultants and two clinical nurse specialists.
Dr Ghadiri-Sani moved to the The Walton Centre for neurology training and has been a consultant since 2017. She has a specialist interest in headache disorders, particularly migraine and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH).
Dr Anita Krishnan is the Divisional Clinical Director for Neurology and a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre, specialising in headaches and CSF pressure disorders.
Dr Lauren Fratalia qualified in medicine at the University of Valencia (Spain) and also completed post-graduate specialist training in Valencia. She held neurology and stroke medicine posts in Spain and the UK prior to joining The Walton Centre in 2012. Dr Fratalia currently provides general neurology services at The Walton Centre and Whiston Hospital, and also has a specialised headache clinic as part of the Regional Refractory Headache Service.
The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
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