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28 April 2022
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has rolled out a new service using cutting-edge treatment for people living with Essential Tremor – a neurological disorder that causes an uncontrollable shake or trembling in a part of the body.
26 April 2022
Ten years ago, the TONiC study started at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust. A national study examining the factors that influence quality of life in patients with neurological conditions, it is one of the largest studies on quality of life in neurological conditions ever performed in the UK.
04 April 2022
The Walton Centre Charity is launching a new fundraising event this spring – Walk for Walton! Sign up today to join in!
30 March 2022
In 2015, third year medical student Dan Pearson began to notice tremors in his hands when doing working with his hands. After a GP referral to The Walton Centre, Dan’s diagnosis of Essential Tremor was confirmed.
24 March 2022
This year The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating its 30th birthday!
08 March 2022
Miss Catherine McMahon is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Lead for Trauma and Hydrocephalus here at The Walton Centre. To highlight International Women's Day, she has looked at how women feature in Neurosurgery, and the need for numbers to increase
04 March 2022
After collapsing on the high street in Southport holding her baby son, 26 year old Jennifer Dorian was told she had a small brain tumour near her occipital lobe.
03 March 2022
Leading clinicians in rehabilitation have come together to write a new book on the interdisciplinary team (IDT) approach to complex physical rehabilitation.
21 February 2022
The Walton Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Max Steinberg CBE as the Chairman of The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust.
10 February 2022
When Matthew Brooks woke up one morning with a headache, he knew that what he was experiencing was unusual. He went to Whiston Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department, and later investigations revealed that Matthew had an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM).
07 February 2022
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, we're highlighting some of the hospital's amazing apprentices and also key members of staff involved in the process.
07 February 2022
Seven years ago, in 2015, the Home from Home accommodation at The Walton Centre opened, following a successful fundraising appeal spearheaded by David Fairclough and family in memory of his wife Jan.
20 January 2022
A pilot research study into a potentially quality of life-enhancing digital stroke rehabilitation tool has launched.
12 January 2022
In October this year, The Walton Centre enhanced the Thrombectomy service to run 24 hours a day seven days a week, enabling hospitals in the region to refer to the service at any time. Thrombectomy is an innovative procedure which involves using guide wires and specialist equipment to remove blood clots from arteries and veins in the brain.
10 January 2022
The Rapid Access to Neurology Assessment (RANA) service, developed by clinicians at The Walton Centre, provides patients with direct access to expert neurologists when they visit Emergency Departments with neurological signs and symptoms.
21 December 2021
16 December 2021
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, alongside the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust and the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre, has been awarded Centre of Excellence status after rigorous assessments led by experts from the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM).
03 December 2021
Since June, 26 nurses have arrived from Asia and India to work as Registered nurses at The Walton Centre. In the weeks since they arrived, they have been undergoing intensive training and gaining additional qualifications to ensure they have the specific skills to care for our patients to a high standard.
23 November 2021
The NHS in Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton and West Lancashire has launched a 12-week public consultation about the proposal to establish a Comprehensive Stroke Centre at Aintree University Hospital. The proposal aims to improve hyper-acute stroke services, which is the hospital care provided in the 72-hour period immediately after someone has a stroke.
21 October 2021
The muscle biopsy is a regular test that is conducted here at The Walton Centre. It’s a small day case procedure which involves removing tissue from muscle, usually the thigh or leg and rarely other muscles depending on the symptoms.