COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in place at our hospital

We would like to remind you that the restrictions currently in place across the NHS will remain for the foreseeable future. This includes limitations on visiting patients, and infection control measures such as wearing face masks, temperature checks and maintaining social distancing when at our hospital.


Service detail

The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man. Our network of satellite clinics operates from 15 acute hospitals, providing both outpatient services and support to inpatients. It is a large and busy neurology service which in 2020/21, saw almost 70,000 new and follow up outpatients and treated over 3,500 inpatients in either The Walton Centre’s day case or ward facilities.

A multi-skilled professional team includes 46 consultants and 28 specialist nurses, who work alongside an experienced therapy team to provide the holistic and multidisciplinary care required for our patients. Sub-speciality clinics are also provided in epilepsy, movement disorders, headache, neuromuscular, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, vascular and neuro myelitis optica.

Neurology Consultants

Dr Anita Krishnan

Dr Anita Krishnan is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre, specialising in headaches and CSF pressure disorders.

Dr Wojciech Pietkiewicz

Dr Wojciech Pietkiewicz is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Dr Alakendu Sekhar

Dr Alakendu Sekhar is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Dr Roger Mills

Dr Roger Mills is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Dr Andrew Larner

Dr Andrew Larner is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre. 

Dr Liene Elsone

Dr Liene Elsone is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Dr Hanan Osman Hassan

Dr Hanan Osman Hassan is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Dr Richard Ellis

Dr Richard Ellis is a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre.

Related Services

Epilepsy Specialist Nurse Service

Our specialist nurse service provides patients, families, carers and other health professionals information and advice regarding epilepsy and its management.

Headache Service

The service provides clinics to support four consultants specialising in headaches

Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialists

Providing specialist advice, support and education for patients, and their carers, who have Parkinson’s disease and related disorders


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

Neurogenetic disorders

The Walton Centre runs a clinic for patients with a range of neurogenetic disorders, principally various forms of cerebellar ataxias.

Motor neurone disease

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks the upper and lower motor neurones.

Neuromuscular disorders

We offer a comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and support service for adult patients with neuromuscular disorders (NMD)

Neuromyelitis optica

Neuromyelitis Optica is a rare neurological condition and is characterised by relapses affecting the optic nerves  and spinal cord.


Page last updated: 10 August 2021