Brain Hospital: Saving Lives

About the show

This inspiring documentary series follows the staff and patients at Liverpool's Walton Centre.

Brain Hospital

Thanks to medical advances in the past 20 years, neurosurgeons now have the ability to tackle tumours, save traffic accident victims, stop epileptic seizures, control Parkinson's tremors and even treat depression.

Not only are they able to deal with life-threatening disease or trauma, they can be intimately and powerfully involved in the quality of life of their patients. And new advances are being made all the time.

Of the 30 specialist neuroscience centres in the UK, the Walton Centre in Liverpool is at the forefront, both in terms of its highly experienced staff and cutting-edge technology. It is the only NHS Neuroscience Trust in the UK and treats more people with brain problems than anywhere else in the country.

For this series, the Walton has granted full access to their staff and facilities. The series follows some of its most impressive, groundbreaking surgical stories through the stories of the patients, each of whom suffers from a different neurological condition.

"The brain is the bit that makes you, you," says neurosurgeon Andrew Brodbelt. But what happens when something goes wrong with it?

To find out more about the work of The Walton Centre, visit www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk.

To support an appeal to build relatives' accommodation and extra rehabilitation facilities at The Walton Centre, visit www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/9/fundraising.html.

Brain Hospital: Saving Lives continues on Thursdays at 10pm on Channel 5.

Comments (115)

  • sharon martin

    1 month ago

    sharon martin

    I have been in and out this hospitalfor years,Mr Jenkinson did my VP shunt last year to drain fluid of my brain,all the staff are amazing and do a really good job.

  • Debbie Taylor

    1 month ago

    Debbie Taylor

    Hi. I had a horse riding fall with my horse in January 2013. I ended up with a diffuse axonal injury. Also had a broken rib, cervix and my orbit bone. Due to friends and family I have made a fantastic recovery. I now have double vision, bad balance, lack of coordination and slurry speech. I have been very conscious of pushing myself towards a recovery that is as complete as it will ever be. I swan in the Midmar Mile this February, and although very slow, I did finish. It was a case of constantly telling my right arm and leg what to do. I have been told, by my neurologist in Poole that I should take between 5 and 10 years to recover. But at least I am hopefully working towards a recovery. It seems that most of the brain patients who are in the 1-2 year progress recovery, do not venture out too much. Don't feel embarrassed or shy of your disabilities. You are who you are.

  • John Cavell

    1 month ago

    John Cavell

    I would love an update to say how the patients are now. Beth was amazing and I hope she recovers or has already recovered and is able to continue her university life.

  • Dina Pancholi

    1 month ago

    Dina Pancholi

    My heart and mind went back 6 months ago when I was in hospital being treated for TB meningitis. Beth was amazing and how her feelings bought back memories if whether she will be normal again, and the answer is yes! I lost my speech, sight, had to learn how to walk, eat all the little things we take for granted. Even picking up my fork was a mile stone. But 2 months after I was back to work, slowly but surely and by Christmas I was myself. Good will power and strength of the mind and you will get very far. Wishing all the patients on the show an amazing recovery.

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  • Nigel Auty

    2 months ago

    Nigel Auty

    After many years of suffering from 'phantom limb pain', I was lucky enough to have been treated at The Walton Centre(and treated by one of the Professors in tonight's episode 2). What a difference the treatment I got at this fantastic hospital has made to my life.......!! It's great to see more of the work that this hospital, and the staff who work there have on the lives of people... Keep up the good work Walton Centre.

  • Julia lavington

    2 months ago

    Julia lavington

    I had a brain tumour removed in kings college hospital London and think every unit of this type is amazing. I don't think it's possible to find a bad brain surgeon!! Mines amazing. Good luck to anyone in the same situation. There are happy endings too.

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  • Lance Munro

    1 year ago

    Lance Munro

    Lance Munro...The Brain programmewas fantastic the Surgerys were so kind to the familys and also to the patients,i,ve had Neurosurgery 4 times for a Tumour and then to 2 Abscess and then a Temporal Lobe Lobectomy,i,m now free from my Epilepsy my memory is poor but the staff and The Surgerons at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol were like a family to me

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  • Alex

    1 year ago

    Alex

    hello my name is Alex and I am here with a question: My mother who is 64 had a stroke last night and now has half of her brain flooded with blood due to a burst blood vessle....can anyone tell me if they can sort this out safelly at the Liverpool's Walton Centre? please reply , Thank you !

  • Sam

    1 year ago

    Sam

    Fantastic programme! No matter which hospital you go into for treatment in England there will always be people who have both good and bad experiences. I think the point of this programme is not to place the Walton Hospital on a pedestal but really just to show the amazing work that a number of neurologists do in the NHS and also the devastating things that can go wrong with the brain. I've been truly touched by the stories of all the families on this programme and as the daughter of someone who had a brain haemorrhage and whose life was saved by the amazing work of some of the people who do this job I am truly grateful that the NHS is there for us and feel we should all have a much greater appreciation for it!

  • Annie

    1 year ago

    Annie

    I had a subarachnoid haemorrhage in August 2011 which was successfully coiled at Walton. The treatment and staff are second to none.

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  • Anne

    1 year ago

    Anne

    I watch the proggramme every week My Husband has had surgery for the removal of an Abscess at Salford Royal , we have yet to meet other people who have had a brain abscess in the uk I have set up a FB page for brain abscess patients and families but so far only one from Aus with brain abscess

  • Unknown

    1 year ago

    Unknown

    I watch this programme every week with gentle push of a reminder from my friend Jay who also has a brain tumor, he has set up his own charity called inbetweenears you can find this page on facebook. he is an inspiration to all his friends and family and it trying to help others in the same situation. My support goes out to anyone suffering with a brain tumor. xx

  • Janet D

    1 year ago

    Janet D

    A wonderful programme. My mother had a malignant tumour removed at Walton and it gave her 6 more months of life before passing peacefully away. All the staff there are amazing. Some of the stories are heartbreaking but sympathetically told.

  • Gill Pilkington

    1 year ago

    Gill Pilkington

    another fantastic episode - well done channel 5 for such an interesting and thought provoking programme - just one example of the NHS at its best. hope Jimmy is continuing to improve and hope the other family are returning to 'normal ' best wishes to you all xx

  • sharon

    1 year ago

    sharon

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  • Sharon Taylor

    1 year ago

    Sharon Taylor

    Sharon Taylor My father had a brain tumour removed after years with skin cancer. He sat in next bed to Martin who has sadly passed away. Dad remembers the cameras and hoped for his film debut, alas he was edited out! He underwent surgery and was doing sudukos 20mins after he came round. The op went well. He`s still fighting although his respiritory system is failing now. If I need brain surgery in the future I will not have any fear, just true faith in the surgeons competance. This is a posibility as I too have been diagnosed with a malignant melanoma.

  • Lin

    1 year ago

    Lin

    Watching this series is a truly humbling experience. The patients and their families are so very brave and the surgeons and staff are wonderful. My husband and I have just watched the episode after which Martin passed away - our thoughts are with his family. We hope Marc can have his electrodes put back soon. Both these gentlemen were inspiring. I am due to have a meningioma removed soon. We have watched this series in total admiration of all the wonderful staff and brave patients. Our hearts go out to all the patients and their families.

  • dave hood

    1 year ago

    dave hood

    have brian operation in 1992. everyday its stall here that im here. the best hospital in uk. dr shaw and the nurses is wonderful.

  • Simon Rowlands

    1 year ago

    Simon Rowlands

    I have had brain surgery twice at the Walton and they have treated me brilliantly , I have two young children and if it wasn't for the Walton, I may not be with them now. Thank you so much to all the staff there, I owe you everything.

  • shak j

    1 year ago

    shak j

    im so inspired by this show it is truly amazing all the hard work that goes into such a complicated procedure, this show has made me realised i want to be a brain surgeon at 18 years old it sounds a bit far fetched but im going to put all my hard work and determination into it. people going though it at massively inspirational

  • Joanne Mimnagh

    1 year ago

    Joanne Mimnagh

    This is an amazing hospital full of amazing people. My husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor three years ago and the Walton centre saved his life. Mr Brodbelt, dr husband and dr Steiger are total heroes. I praise you for showing the outstanding work and the plight of brain tumor sufferers and their families. I don't agree that 4500 people being diagnosed per year is rare. We need more research and funding for this type of tumor. I hope this programme highlights this need. God bless those who suffer and those who look after them.

  • JuliaEyton

    1 year ago

    JuliaEyton

    what an amazing insight into such a great hospital with the surgeons and other staff and patients who are brave enough to take part in such an awe inspiring programe

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  • Christine

    1 year ago

    Christine

    I love this show - if that is the right phrase to use? - but is shows that the doctors have 'feelings' as well as us lot. I myself have had a 'craneotomy' in 2009 to try and sort my Epilepsy out, and as it did not cure/rid me of it, am now having 'deep brain stimulators' put in (like Kelsey and Marc had) - would love to know how both of them are now - is really sad that Martin died though, thoughts are with his family.

  • Marie Jones

    1 year ago

    Marie Jones

    I had a 7 week stay in Walton, Mr Brodbelt operated & removed my cancerous tumor, I do literally owe him my life. The hospital is amazing and everybody is so positive. I now visit for an annual appointment and it brings back the feelings of security and looking forward to future that has just been given back to you. These people have been sent from heaven and then blessed me with good health. Thank you x

  • Tracy

    1 year ago

    Tracy

    i was in the walton centre in april/may having suffered a brain heamorrhage myself i also had surgery to fill 3 annuerisms i cant thank the staff enough they saved my life and i am eternally grateful f

  • Gill Pilkington

    1 year ago

    Gill Pilkington

    again - another fantastic episode last night - my heart went out to the guy with the tumours and his family - makes you realise how precious life is but also how cruel it can be. hope his wife and sons are doing ok - you have been in my thoughts today and i shed a tear for you last night, god bless you all xxxx

  • lyn lacey

    1 year ago

    lyn lacey

    all the patients who took part were so brave my heart goes out to you all joy god bless you xx

  • Lesley

    1 year ago

    Lesley

    Hi Joy Weir so pleased you are doing well I was opposite you in the ward following your op you take care xxx

  • Charlotte B Northants

    1 year ago

    Charlotte B Northants

    Joy - such a truly wonderful mum with a truly lovely and supportive husband and gorgeous children. I was heartbroken at the end of the programme to read that hew tumor was malignant. My heart goes out her - I wish her all the very best and hope she makes a full and speedy recovery. Kelsey - your seizures are crippling and I pray that the surgery you had really helps you. Your lovely mum is so dedicated. A truly inspirational documentary - looking forward to next week

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  • Pat Smith

    1 year ago

    Pat Smith

    I had a brain haemorrhage caused by an aneurysm in 2005. The Walton Centre saved my life and I have made a good recovery. The staff and surgeons here are marvellous. Thank you.

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  • PJ29

    1 year ago

    PJ29

    This programe has truely been inspirational to watch. I have just been diagnosed with a brain tumour and found Joy's journey through surgery, to be exactly what I needed to see. You can't explain the frightening experience you go through when your world is shattered, by the news you recieve. Joy you are so brave and dignified and after watching you, I know i can deal with whatever treatment i need. Wishing you so much luck on your road to recovery. Would also like to wish the same to Kelsey and Ben, all the stories have brought me to tears and I think you are all so wonderful for taking part in a programe ,that has shown you at your most vulnerable times, but thank you for doing so. All the best to you all for the future xxx

  • Debbie

    1 year ago

    Debbie

    Wow two inspirational women, I have had brain surgery and it really was the most frightening time of my life and yet it wasn't anything on the scale of what you two are going through so the courage and determination you both have is amazing I truly wish you both a healthy happy future and if you have twitter or Facebook pls share so we can follow your progress. Love to you and your families x x

  • Susan

    1 year ago

    Susan

    Kelsey and her Mum, Thanks for sharing your story, I hope and pray the surgery works, Life must be a struggle, You are both so brave and positive. Good Luck xxx

  • sharon

    1 year ago

    sharon

    i was in walton in 2010 after havin a brain hemorage i was in several times including 2 times which were for open surgery i've lost some feeling in my right arm and have had several siezures which i'm on medication for thankfully they managed to remove it all and i'm so greatful to be alive x

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  • Gill Pilkington

    1 year ago

    Gill Pilkington

    What a great programme - joy you have been in my thoughts all day - sending love and best wishes for your recovery - please keep us informed of your progress x

  • Grahams

    1 year ago

    Grahams

    My son suffered a severe brain injury at the age of 8 having been involved in a road traffic accident. That was 32 years ago this year and everyday we struggle with the after affects. Watching a programme like this is heartening for the future and was for me a reminder of where all this struggle in our lives originated from, how far we have come and reinforced the committment we made all that time ago when faced with life or death. Thank you

  • Eileen Conlon

    1 year ago

    Eileen Conlon

    Joy & Kelsey - Thank you so much for sharing this difficult journey. Sometimes you feel you are the only one going through bad times like this. You both are blessed with such a beautiful family who you can see loves you both dearly. Keep laughing Joy, Keep the olde chin up!! All my love and best wishes to you and your families xoxo Co Tyrone

  • Julie Richards

    1 year ago

    Julie Richards

    My mum is being discharged from Lipton Ward today after being in Walton 3 weeks, the staff are wonderful and can't do enough for their patients which has certainly aided her recovery. What a brilliant hospital!!

  • joy weir

    1 year ago

    joy weir

    Hi everyone thank you all for yor lovely comments ! I'm doing well from surgery Faith! has got me through this hard journey "believe all things are possable for whoever believes"

  • Mairead

    1 year ago

    Mairead

    To joy weir My husband and I just want to know how you are doing. We thought you were the most courageous person we ever had the privilege of knowing about. You are a great wife and mother. We hope everything is going well for you.xxxx

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  • dee

    1 year ago

    dee

    sending love and hugs to all the stars of the show....the amazing people and their families who let us be a part of such a personal journey...every mother in the land is behind you joy and your beautiful family xxxxxx love from Scotland x

  • Dave Bridge

    1 year ago

    Dave Bridge

    My son sufferd a brain haemorrhage 2004 an was rushed to the Walton center for emergency surgery. Prognosis was originally bleak and he was not expected to survive but thanks to the dedication and skill of these people he did survive and since has gone back to university and gained a psychology degree and is now half way through a masters degree.These amazing people do change lives.

  • HannanKillick

    1 year ago

    HannanKillick

    What an inpiration you are Joy Weir! Watching you last night truly moved me to tears, you are an amazing person and a wonderful mother (to your gorgeous children) and wife. I will pray for you and hope you keep getting better x

  • Liane Amos

    1 year ago

    Liane Amos

    Kelsey and her mum, I hope the operation is a success. I work with people who have epilepsy and see how difficult for them it is every day. You are an amazing young woman and have a wonderful devoted mum. I wish you both all the best. Stay positive and I will keep you in my prayers.

  • Liane Amos

    1 year ago

    Liane Amos

    Just watched the programme. Joy Weir, I have cried throughout the programme. You are so brave and what a beautiful, gentle, mother. I had brain surgury a few years ago, very minor compared with yours and I remember how frightening it felt. You and your family are very inspirational. I hope you are on the road to recovery and I wish you and your beautiful family all the best.

  • Debbie James

    1 year ago

    Debbie James

    This is a message of love and support for Joy Weir and your beautiful family. I cried last night when I watched everything you were going through, you are a wonderful mother and a lovely lady, I will pray for you and your family for a full recovery, I hope you are getting better, xxxxxxxxxx

  • Ceri Jones

    1 year ago

    Ceri Jones

    good luck Joy! and to all patients at the Centre!

  • simon

    1 year ago

    simon

    What a show!!!! Well done to director James Newton. Joy Weir is doing fantastically well. Thank u for all your positive comments. Joys husband

  • Jane Ward

    1 year ago

    Jane Ward

    My Dad was diagnosed with a brain tumor Nov 1981 and had surgery at Walton Hospital days after. Watching the programme tonight brought memories flooding back, the feelings and emotions of the families matched exactly those we experienced all those years ago. Joy's sisters initial reaction, 'things like this just don't happen in our family' brought such a lump to my throat, I almost lost it when the young guy's mother talked about how all of the families seemed to share the experience, always asking how your relative was doing, I'm glad that hasn't changed. I am still grateful to all of those other families who helped support Mum and I in early November 1981.

  • Linda

    1 year ago

    Linda

    Joy Weir you are a true inspiration to your family, well done and good luck for a speedy recovery x

  • Tracy

    1 year ago

    Tracy

    To Joy and Kelsey stay strong and wishing you both well soon,both a true inspiration. sending all the luck in the world to you.

  • Carolina Marshall

    1 year ago

    Carolina Marshall

    I just want to tell you that I wish you all the best Joy. I would love to hear in the near future that out are doing just fine in Ireland. All the best x

  • Barbara Englishby

    1 year ago

    Barbara Englishby

    Good Luck Cathy, hope you feel better by watching and by reading the comments below. My best wishes to you to you and your Kiddies. Will keep you in my thoughts.xx

  • Jennifer Coles

    1 year ago

    Jennifer Coles

    My heart goes out to all the patients, particularly the three featured tonight. As a past patient of Walton Centre for 12 years from the age of 17 for an AVM I am fully aware of the tremendous work they do and the support and care provided by all the staff from the surgeons down to the WRVS tea ladies! Hope you make a full recivery Joy and your seizures are reduced and more controllable Kelsey xxx

  • cathy edmundson

    1 year ago

    cathy edmundson

    Having just been diagnosed with a brain tumour myself, I found this documentary fascinating, upsetting and the people in it a true inspiration. I have 3 kids myself and scared for them and how they'll react. So glad I watched.

  • Tracy

    1 year ago

    Tracy

    To Joy may the luck of the irish always be with you and make you stronger each day absolute inspiration . You can get through anything! To Kelsey stay strong you are a true inspiration to me watching and with your determination you will get there hang in there. Both you and Joy are beautiful souls

  • Benson1

    1 year ago

    Benson1

    My wife and I watched this and it was very emotional to watch as we went through a very similar thing also we had 3 year old which makes you want to fight it more- It brought back memories. Two years later she is sat right next to me now - I feel so lucky - still having further treatment but all seems well - hope you stay well too Joy - you and your family deserve it.x

  • cathy edmundson

    1 year ago

    cathy edmundson

    Having just been diagnosed with a brain tumour myself, I found this documentary fascinating, upsetting and the people in it a true inspiration. I have 3 kids myself and scared for them and how they'll react. So glad I watched.

  • Marina Orme

    1 year ago

    Marina Orme

    I have Chiari malformation and Syringomyalia. I had a decompression under my Neurosurgeon Mr Neal Buxton. The care I was given by this hospital is second, all the staff work tirelessly to make patients as comfortable as possible.

  • Kirsty Smith

    1 year ago

    Kirsty Smith

    Such an amazing documentary, and what an inspiration joy is, my grandad had a brain tumour removed and the work the staff do is unbelievable truly amazing people xxx

  • Victoria Verner

    1 year ago

    Victoria Verner

    Just finished watching the show what amazing work. I've not stopped crying Joy Weir u are so brave I just dont no what to say I pray everything will be ok for you and your beautiful family x

  • Eve

    1 year ago

    Eve

    Joy Weir - like others I think you are amazing. Our family went through the same thing as you many years ago (at Walton) and I`m glad to report all is well. Hope you are doing good. You have a beautiful family.

  • Catherine

    1 year ago

    Catherine

    Joy, Thank you for sharing your journey at the Walton, a privelage to watch. You are a marvel and an inspiration, Respect!

  • Jo Delaney

    1 year ago

    Jo Delaney

    It broke my heart watching Joy and her children, you are a true inspiration and a wonderful mother. I wish you all the luck in the world for a full and speedy recovery - I will be thinking of you and your family xxxxx

  • paula

    1 year ago

    paula

    Paula This is for Joy weir i was watching the show it was a great show to watch you were so brave for your family. Hope you are doing ok now and still staying strong for your family.

  • Janet

    1 year ago

    Janet

    What a brilliant program my family have had to visit the Walton center a few times in the past ten years and the staff are wonderful. Tonight it was good to see the different things that go on at the Walton center and my prayers are with the patients and staff

  • Catherine

    1 year ago

    Catherine

    To Joy Weir, You are a marvel and an inspiration, with a beautiful husband and family you must be so proud of. Respect to you, it was privelage to have been able to share your journey at the Walton. Thank you.

  • coryann Bradley

    1 year ago

    coryann Bradley

    Joy you are an amazing person, fantastic mother and a beautiful soul, all the luck and love to you and your beautiful family please let us know how you are doing love coryann xxx

  • jane

    1 year ago

    jane

    A great programme. Can't believe how brave all the patients were. I am sure they will all make a full recovery. I will be thinking about them tonight, particularly Joy - hope all goes well for you Joy - just noticed there was a comment on here from you, so hope you see this.

  • Jemma

    1 year ago

    Jemma

    Hi Joy. You are amazing, brave and such a lovely gentle mum with your kids. I hope you are doing well. Will kee you in my prayers.

  • Sharon

    1 year ago

    Sharon

    All the best Joy Weir! We actually live not far from you in ni and wish you all the very best! xxx

  • Karen Jane

    1 year ago

    Karen Jane

    Hi Joy, i think your amazing with a fab sense of humour, can i ask what your first symptoms were and why you went to the hospital... As i have a tumour also

  • Carrie

    1 year ago

    Carrie

    My heart goes out to Joy, it broke my heart to see your son crying but lovely to see you home and able to give him a big cuddle and kisses and cuddles with your daughter. Thinking of you and your family and a send all the best wishes. Xx

  • Hannah AKCA

    1 year ago

    Hannah AKCA

    I loved the program so much, amazing! Would really like to know how Joy is???!

  • Lauren downes

    1 year ago

    Lauren downes

    What an amazing programme. Highlighting the wonderful power of humanity and love in the bravest of brave families and the power of biology and science. I wish both Joy and Kelsey and their families peace, health and love.

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  • Caroline

    1 year ago

    Caroline

    Joy- what an amazingly strong, calm and funny women. You are so brave and you have such a lovely family and great sense of humour! You are an inspiration and deserve to have a very happy future. I wish you all the best. Stay strong.

  • emma

    1 year ago

    emma

    Wow, what an amazing documentary. I wish a speedy recovery for all the patients featured. As a mum of two I found Joy's story particularly moving. I can't imagine the torture she's been through or having to relearn who they are. Kudos to all involved.

  • Helen Dancer

    1 year ago

    Helen Dancer

    I'm currently awaiting brain surgery, 2nd time, I know I shouldn't watch but as a human being you just have to have all the information. Good luck to those awaiting surgery and your road to recovery and well done to all that have had their happy ending!! What a lovely neuro team!!

  • Beck Hilton

    1 year ago

    Beck Hilton

    Hi Joy I hope you are doing well, you have such a beautiful family and a lovely husband, I really hope your on the road to recovery. Beck Hilton

  • Nicole Livie

    1 year ago

    Nicole Livie

    Amazing programe and team. Very brave lady joy. Good luck to all patients.

  • Ems F

    1 year ago

    Ems F

    Joy you are an absolute inspiration. I would love to know how you are getting on. Xxx

  • Barbara Englishby

    1 year ago

    Barbara Englishby

    Joy Weir , You are so Brave. You are a brilliant inspiration, . wife and Mother. Hope you are keeping well. Are you still on/finished treatment.Blesses and good wishes to you and your lovely family.

  • Aimy Vernon

    1 year ago

    Aimy Vernon

    Just wanted to send lots of love to Joy and your family, hope you are doing well x

  • E

    1 year ago

    E

    Joy you are an absolute inspiration. I would love to know how you are getting on. Xxx

  • Karen

    1 year ago

    Karen

    Hi Joy, what were your initial symtoms, think your so brave and your sense of humour is fab

  • Nicola Guest

    1 year ago

    Nicola Guest

    I cannot find enough positive comments about the staff at The Walton Centre, from the surgeons right down to the tea lady. Nothing was too much trouble and I too owe my life to each and everyone member of staff for their fabulous care and also their after care which is still on going 2 years after my op x

  • Jane

    1 year ago

    Jane

    Joy weir , how are you doing x

  • Victoria Groom

    1 year ago

    Victoria Groom

    This programme is amazing and the work that the surgeons can do is miraculous. Joy Weir, your amazing attitude was inspirational to watch.

  • Dawn Cooney

    1 year ago

    Dawn Cooney

    I am so looking forward to this program, my daughter is a regular patient at the Walton and we owe her life and continued care with their specialist knowledge of all staff who work there. I want to say a huge thank you to you all x

  • Jo-Anne Shaw

    1 year ago

    Jo-Anne Shaw

    it's a shame you are only showing the positive comments here. Several have been removed. My Mum had a brain tumour, her surgeon here was fabulous and is seen in the trailer, her consultant however was another story. I hope the programme highlights the failures and not just the successes.

  • Lindsey Dawson

    1 year ago

    Lindsey Dawson

    I am currently attending a pain management programme there,and have to say that the staff are so helpful, they're amazing individuals that make up a fantastic team. I'm so glad everyone else will be able to see their fantastic work!

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  • Joy weir

    1 year ago

    Joy weir

    My name is joy and I'm on c5 on Tuesday nite can't really take it in lol I see myself on the advert when I had to waken up ! You all will see me on Tuesday lol xx

  • julie

    1 year ago

    julie

    my partner has been filmed and is being shown in episode 2. The staff at the Walton Centre are truly amazing and do not get recognised for what they do for what they have to put up with

  • Paul Nugent

    1 year ago

    Paul Nugent

    All the staff in the Walton Centre are so hardworking and their genuine concern for the patients shines through. I had my pituitary tumour removed there 11 years ago this week and will be eternally grateful for the care given and their hospitality towards my concerned family and friends.

  • Helen

    1 year ago

    Helen

    Our close friend is one of the patients followed in this documentary. We visited him twice weekly in the hospital, the place & all its staff are truly awesome. The staff deserve far higher salaries than any footballer.

  • Rachel Cunningham

    1 year ago

    Rachel Cunningham

    I've had 4 brain surgeries and a spinal surgery at walton.....they are amazing! And as a patient sat in a bed you see the sheer volume of patients coming through the place! It's non stop!! Can't wait to watch!

  • Derek Taylor

    1 year ago

    Derek Taylor

    Had 3 lots of back surgery at the Walton Center and was well cared for during my long rehabilitation

  • Ann-Marie Harrop

    1 year ago

    Ann-Marie Harrop

    I have had an acoustic neuroma and am keen to see this surgery and any other surgery as an observer. I am keen to see other peoples perspectives and the medical aspect from a different angle.

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  • Joanne thexton

    1 year ago

    Joanne thexton

    They saved my son's life after a road accident. Absolutely wonderful place. I could never ever thank the nurses and specialists enough.

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  • Sophie Jackson

    1 year ago

    Sophie Jackson

    I have had several surgeries here and think its great everybody will be able to see the amazing work they do there!

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