Member: The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust is currently one of the few trusts rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and has been awarded the Investors in People Gold Standard.

Our Neurosurgery Department is one of the biggest and busiest in the UK, performing around 3,000 elective surgical cases, 2,000 emergency surgical cases and 400 day case procedures each year.

Our Neurology Department operates network of almost 50 satellite clinics at hospital and GP practice sites around the region, bringing our services closer to the homes of the 3.5 million people in our catchment area.

We are the region’s specialist centre for spinal services, and also one of the largest in the country.

Our neuroradiology service is the most comprehensive in the UK, with four MRI scanners, including an open scanner for claustrophic patients; two biplane intervention rooms and the most advanced CT scanner available.

Our Pain Management Programme is regarded as a model of best practice for helping patients with severe and chronic pain.

We host the Cheshire and Merseyside Rehabilitation Network, ensuring that patients receive rehabilitation services at the location and level of care most appropriate to their need; and we are one of only four hospitals in the country to provide hyper acute rehabilitation care.

We have a dedicated Neuroscience Research Centre which runs a range of research studies, linking with partners in industry, academia and the NHS.

Contact: Tel: Email:
Primary Mike Gibney 0151 556 3474
Healthcare Mike Gibney 0151 556 3474
Healthcare Andrew Rose