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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.

  • Join us for our Annual Members' Meeting

    29 August 2022

    The Walton Centre Annual Members’ Meeting will be held both in person and virtually for 2022, 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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    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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    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.

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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.

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    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.

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    Celebrating Dietitians’ Week 2022

    21 June 2022

    It's Dietitians’ Week this week (20 to 24 June) and to mark the week and shine a spotlight on this profession, the Trust’s Principal Dietitian Amy Carter took part in a Q&A for Health Education England.

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    Specialist spinal service receives Centre of Excellence award

    09 June 2022

    Trust has received Centre of Excellence status after delivering outstanding fully endoscopic spinal surgery to patients in Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales.

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    Tourette's Syndrome Awareness Day 2022

    07 June 2022

    To highlight Tourette's Syndrome Awareness day 2022, 20 year-old Artist Emily Bridges shares her experience of having the condition

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    National Epilepsy Week 2022: Emily's story

    26 May 2022

    My name is Emily and I am 32 years old. I was diagnosed as having epilepsy when I was 12 and have been diagnosed as having absence and tonic-clonic seizures.

  • Kate and Rob Anderson

    ‘It’s been a hard year, but what The Walton Centre has done for me is phenomenal’

    25 May 2022

    Over the last 25 years, Rob Anderson from Warrington has been experiencing epileptic seizures which proved difficult to control – until April last year, when The Walton Centre carried out a temporal lobectomy.

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    New guidelines launched for fibromyalgia syndrome

    23 May 2022

    New guidelines for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) have been published, the first UK guidelines for the condition. The Walton Centre pain consultant, Dr Andreas Goebel, was one of the lead authors.

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    First Walton Centre patient receives groundbreaking treatment for Essential Tremor

    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.

  • MS awareness week - a decade of TONiC

    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.