The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

The only specialist trust dedicated to providing neurology, neurosurgery, spinal and pain management services, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust is located in Liverpool.

The trust operates from almost 50 other sites in the area meaning patients are able to be treated in their own communities. The conditions that can be treated include epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, head and spinal trauma injuries and neurovascular diseases. The trust provides medical education to students who wish to take the opportunity to work at a specialist hospital.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      518
    • Low
      2
    • Moderate
      1
    • Severe
      0
    • Death
      0
    Total 521
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    May 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    No Data Currently Available
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    April 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    100.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    87.4%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    April 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    51

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    April 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2018 to 30 April 2019
    0
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 0
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 0
  • Overdose of insulin due to abbreviations or incorrect device - 0
  • Administration of medication by the wrong route - 0
  • Overdose of methotrexate for non cancer treatment - 0
  • Failure to install functional collapsible shower or curtain rails - 0
  • Transfusion or transplantation of ABO incompatible blood components or organs - 0
  • Unintentional connection of a patient requiring O2 to an air flowmeter - 0
  • Misselection of high strength midazolam - 0
  • Misselection of a strong potassium solution - 0
  • Falls from poorly restricted windows - 0
  • Chest or neck entrapment in bed rails - 0
  • Scalding of patients - 0