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Fighting cancer one day at a time, with help from staff at The Walton Centre
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.
Fundraising sisters raise over £1000 for Walton charity
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.
Young fundraiser Archie has topped £700 doing his very own Hope Mountain Hike
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.
MS Awareness Week - FACETS programme
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’.
NHSX Digital Aspirant funding will mean more integrated health care for Walton Centre patients
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.
Frontline Walton Centre Staff feature in Rankin photographs of NHS Heroes
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.
Walton Strategic Committee created to ‘say no to racism’
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.
New chief nurse for the North West - CEO Hayley bids farewell to The Walton Centre
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.
Spinal Improvement Partnership set to enhance patient safety
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).
Patient who started ‘hearing music’ discovered she had a life-threatening brain tumour
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.
Network Lead Nurse recognised in New Year’s Honours List
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.
Walton Centre Neurologist to co-lead new national study into neurological impact of COVID-19
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.
The Walton Centre rated sixth in the country for overall experience in the latest National Inpatient Survey
02 July 2020
The Walton Centre scored top marks in the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) National Inpatient Survey, ranking 6th in the country against other Trusts when asked about overall experience.
Walton consultants lead research into neurological effects of COVID-19
25 June 2020
Clinicians from The Walton Centre have led an early stage national study of hospitalised patients who developed brain complications in patients with COVID-19.
Project Wingman lands at The Walton Centre to support staff with ‘first class lounge’
29 May 2020
The Walton Centre is getting a touch of the high life as Project Wingman opens a ‘first class lounge’ at the hospital.
Liverpool Clinicians create new head trauma score to tackle unnecessary referrals
30 January 2020
A score to help clinicians define mild head traumas has been developed by a team of staff from The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Walton Centre and Mersey Care staff mark Jefferson family humanitarian efforts on Holocaust Memorial day
27 January 2020
Mersey Care today joined The Walton Centre in a special ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with the unveiling of a plaque to celebrate the actions of neurosurgeon Sir Geoffrey Jefferson and his wife Gertrude
Award-winning BBC Two documentary Hospital returns to The Walton Centre
06 November 2019
BBC Two has announced that Label1 will be returning to Merseyside for series five of award-winning documentary series Hospital this month. Filming at The Walton Centre and across several Trusts in Liverpool, the programme will air on BBC Two next year.
We're OUTSTANDING for a second time!
19 August 2019
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for a second time.
Metro Mayor officially opens innovative new garden room
09 July 2019
The Metro Mayor for the Liverpool City Region officially opened a new project at The Walton Centre which brings very ill patients closer to nature – one of the first of its kind in the UK.