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  • Jamie News 2022

    ‘Next step is walking with crutches’ - Jamie’s working hard to get back on his feet

    30 November 2022

    In April 2022, Jamie Hardesty and his wife Sammy went on an adventure holiday to North Wales. While on a solo hike on Mount Tryfan, Snowdonia, Jamie tried to climb down to a ledge and fell 30ft down the mountain, landing on his back. 

  • Occupational Therapy Awareness Week 2022

    08 November 2022

    For Occupational Therapy Awareness Week 2022, we're highlighting some of our amazing Occupational Therapy team and the important work they do for patients at The Walton Centre.

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    60 seconds with.... Katy Walker, Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

    26 October 2022

    Continuing our regular feature, '60 seconds with.....' where we share a quick fire Q+A with a member of The Walton Centre team so you can put a face to a name and get to know a little bit more about our staff! This week we hear from Katy Walker, Advanced Critical Care Practitioner.....

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    New clinic making a difference for MND patients

    19 October 2022

    A new service aimed at reducing the impact of one of the most devastating symptoms of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is being piloted at The Walton Centre

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    The Walton Centre operates on first patients using cutting-edge navigation in complex spinal surgery

    17 October 2022

    Spinal patients at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust have begun to benefit from a groundbreaking new surgical robotic navigation system – one of the first of its kind to be used in the NHS.

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    Specialist neurosciences trust achieves University status

    04 October 2022

    The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has become the newest member of the University Hospital Association. University hospitals are specialty trusts with significant involvement in research and education. Their research puts them at the forefront of developments in care and connections with industry, while their work in education makes them central to providing the future workforce.

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    The Walton Centre launches its new Trust strategy

    29 September 2022

    Today, Thursday 29 September, we launched our new three-year Trust strategy, which sets out how we will continue to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and patient experience with our team of dedicated, specialist staff.

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    New training to support visual impairment patients

    28 September 2022

    Patients at The Walton Centre with a visual impairment will now be able to receive extra support after a new training package was put in place.

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    60 seconds with.....Melfield Cardozo, Clinical Physiologist

    24 September 2022

    Continuing our new regular feature, '60 seconds with.....' where we share a quick fire Q+A with a member of The Walton Centre team so you can put a face to a name and get to know a little bit more about our staff! This week we hear from Melfield Cardozo, Clinical Physiologist.....

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    Metro Mayor visits leading Trust for UK-first VR technology

    21 September 2022

    Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram visited The Walton Centre this week to meet staff and patients and view the UK's only Neuro VR simulator which will enable experienced surgeons at The Walton Centre to develop the very latest techniques, taking their skills even further, and allow trainee surgeons to practice safely, yet in a realistic environment.

  • Annual Members' Meeting held

    29 August 2022

    The Walton Centre Annual Members’ Meeting was held on Thursday 8 September with clinical presentations on the MR-guided focused ultrasound and the new brain tumour pathway, as well as a round-up of the year from the Chief Executive.

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    60 seconds with....Lisa Salter, Chief Nurse

    28 August 2022

    Continuing our new weekly feature, '60 seconds with.....' where we share a quick fire Q+A with a member of The Walton Centre team so you can put a face to a name and get to know a little bit more about our staff! This week we hear from Lisa Salter, Chief Nurse.....

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    60 seconds with ..... Jon Smith, Neuropsychiatry ANP

    21 August 2022

    Continuing our new weekly feature, '60 seconds with.....' where we share a quick fire Q+A with a member of The Walton Centre team so you can put a face to a name and get to know a little bit more about our staff! This week we hear from Jon Smith, Advance Nurse Practitioner in Neuropsychiatry....

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    Recovery enhancing course celebrates 15 years of helping patients and relatives

    18 August 2022

    The Road to Recovery course for patients surviving bleeding on the brain has reached the milestone of 15 years of running, supporting for over 500 patients in its lifetime.

  • Student nurse Julie

    Feature: Learning on the job

    18 August 2022

    While the main route into nursing is through a degree course at university, The Walton Centre also offers several other options for careers as a nurse and Healthcare Assistant (HCA).

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    Beekeeper Doug showed signs of dementia, but discovered it was a more treatable condition thanks to The Walton Centre

    15 August 2022

    Thanks to a specialist, multi-disciplinary clinic at The Walton Centre, it was discovered that Doug had Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) – a completely treatable condition.

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    60 seconds with..... Chief Executive Jan Ross

    03 August 2022

    Introducing our new weekly feature, '60 seconds with.....' where we'll be sharing a quick fire Q+A with a member of The Walton Centre team so you can put a face to a name and get to know a little bit more about our staff! Starting us off is our Chief Executive, Jan Ross...

  • AI-based chatbot to help reduce waiting times for headache patients

    28 July 2022

    In partnership with Tata Consultancy Services, The Walton Centre is developing a digital solution is being developed to reduce waiting times for patients, enhance the patient experience and increase the productivity of specialists.

  • Neuropsychiatry team 2022

    Feature: Mind and Body

    04 July 2022

    Over the last three years, the Neuropsychiatric Team has grown into a comprehensive service for both inpatients and outpatients seven days a week here at The Walton Centre.

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    Life-saving treatment from The Walton Centre inspires athletics club to fundraise

    30 June 2022

    Christmas 2021, Karen Parry, from Prescot, was making her way up to bed after a work night out when she fell down the stairs, hitting her head badly on the hall floor. Karen was rushed to the Aintree Trauma Unit. From there she was transferred to The Walton Centre for life-saving brain surgery.