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  • Application of mitts

    The Walton Centre recognises that, at times, patients in our care may require hand control mitts. This leaflet contains information about mitts, what they are, why they are used and what having mitts in place means for patients.

  • Audiometry

    The team member will monitor your hearing levels, this is a non-invasive testing.

  • Balloon Compression of Trigeminal Ganglion

    A procedure to selectively affect the trigeminal ganglion

  • Best Supportive Care

    This booklet has been designed to provide information for you and your family. It includes answers to some commonly asked questions together with information about other resources that may be helpful.

  • Biopsy - Muscle

    A muscle biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of muscle is removed for testing in a laboratory. 

  • Biopsy - Nerve

    A nerve biopsy is the removal of a small piece of a nerve for testing in the laboratory.

  • Biopsy - Skin

    A skin biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of your skin is removed then studied under a microscope to identify abnormalities to achieve a diagnosis.


  • Biopsy - Temporal Artery

    A temporal artery biopsy is a procedure in which a small piece of your temporal artery is removed then studied under a microscope to check for signs of inflammation and damage.

  • Blood Stream Infection

    A blood stream infection, also known as a bacteraemia, blood poisoning or septicaemia, is an infection caused by bacteria entering the bloodstream

  • Botulinum Toxin for Chronic Migraines

    The toxin is a protein and is produced by a bacterium called Clostridium Botulinum.

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