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 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      1
    • Moderate
      18
    • Low
      11
    • None
      731
    Total 761
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2021
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    No Data Currently Available

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    73.4%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    24

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2021
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    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 2021 to 31 August 2021
    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