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19 July 2021
A team of 21 staff and supporters took a leap of faith and abseiled 150 feet down the Liverpool Cathedral at the weekend, to raise money for The Walton Centre Charity and support excellence in neuroscience, and patient treatment and care.
15 July 2021
New figures out today reveal that The Walton Centre was one of the top 20 centres for organ donation last year. 17 patients who passed away at the hospital became organ donors, contributing to the national effort to save or improve the lives of 3,391 people desperately in need of a transplant in the UK.
12 July 2021
A team of staff and supporters from The Walton Centre will be taking on the Virtual Virgin London Marathon later this year, to raise money for The Walton Centre Charity and support excellence in neuroscience, and patient treatment and care.
12 July 2021
The Walton Centre has extended satellite spinal clinics in North Wales for the first time. The specialist neurosciences trust, based in Liverpool, is working alongside the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt NHS Foundation Trust to bring care for spinal patients closer to home.
29 June 2021
Jan Ross, former Director of Operations and Strategy and Deputy Chief Executive at The Walton Centre, has been appointed as the Trust’s new Chief Executive. Jan, who has 30 years’ experience working in the NHS, joined The Walton Centre in November 2018. A nurse by background, she has also spent time at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
28 June 2021
In 2015, Marilyn Polak started getting a bad back that wouldn’t go away. Her GP referred her to a neurosurgeon fearing she had a slipped disc, but what was actually going on was far more complicated.
27 June 2021
Five years after a life-changing accident, David Lovelady completed the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for the hospital which brought his life back together.
26 June 2021
Luke Siner was rushed to The Walton Centre in July last year after sustaining a massive brain injury in Liverpool. The 23 year old had emergency surgery, which resulted in having a third of his skull removed to accommodate the swelling in his brain. Now fitted with a titanium metal plate, Luke has made an almost full recovery.
12 May 2021
Annette, 45, was sent for an emergency CT scan at the Countess of Chester, which revealed that the cancer had spread to her brain. She was referred to The Walton Centre for urgent neurosurgery, where Consultant Neurosurgeon Mr Andrew Brodbelt managed to remove the entire tumour.
07 May 2021
Two sisters have cycled and walked 300 miles between them to raise money for The Walton Centre Charity as part of the virtual Hope Mountain Hike challenge.
27 April 2021
One of The Walton Centre Charity’s youngest fundraisers has topped the £700 mark by doing his very own, bespoke, Hope Mountain Hike.
21 April 2021
After being diagnosed in 2001, Simon Millard has been living with multiple sclerosis (MS) for 20 years, and has had a self-confessed ‘amazing innings’.
12 April 2021
In March 2021 NHSX announced The Walton centre will be included in the second wave of the Digital Aspirant programme – a project which helps trusts across the country digitise and progress towards paper-free patient record keeping.
19 March 2021
Frontline nurses from The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust are to feature in a collection of photographs in aid of NHS Gift for heroes – an initiative founded by celebrity hairdresser, Adee Phelan.
17 March 2021
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has recently launched its first Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Strategic Committee to tackle racism head on.
12 March 2021
Hayley Citrine, the current Chief Executive for The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed Chief Nurse for the North West for NHS England and NHS Improvement.
09 February 2021
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust will become the first centre of excellence for spinal services to give surgeons and medical device manufacturers detailed insight on the long term effectiveness of spinal surgeries and implants through a new partnership with Northgate Public Services (NPS).
04 February 2021
After attending A&E, and speaking to her GP and finding nothing wrong, Emma was sent for an MRI scan, which revealed she had a grade two tumour growing in her brain, causing her to hear music.
04 January 2021
Director and Lead Nurse for the Cheshire & Mersey (& the Isle of Man) Major Trauma & Adult Critical Care Networks (CMCCN) Sarah Clarke has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.
21 October 2020
A grant worth over two million pounds has been awarded to clinical researchers from The Walton Centre, University of Liverpool and King’s College London to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.