The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

The Walton Centre offers a comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and support service for adult patients in the North West of England with neuromuscular disorders (NMD), including myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophy, inflammatory myopathy, and peripheral nerve disorders. The Centre also provides physiotherapy assessments and has neuromuscular care advisors on site, who can also make home visits.
The Walton Centre offers a comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and support service for adult patients in the North West of England with neuromuscular disorders (NMD), including myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophy, inflammatory myopathy, and peripheral nerve disorders. The Centre also provides physiotherapy assessments and has neuromuscular care advisors on site, who can also make home visits.

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Neuromuscular Service

The Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is recognised as a Paediatric Centre of Clinical Excellence by Muscular Dystrophy UK. The Neuromuscular Service is provided by a multi-disciplinary neuromuscular team. This established, enthusiastic and comprehensive team consists of a consultant lead (Dr Spinty), an associate specialist in neuromuscular diseases, Neuromuscular Care Advisors, and are fully-supported by a dedicated neuromuscular multidisciplinary therapy team.
The Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is recognised as a Paediatric Centre of Clinical Excellence by Muscular Dystrophy UK. The Neuromuscular Service is provided by a multi-disciplinary neuromuscular team. This established, enthusiastic and comprehensive team consists of a consultant lead (Dr Spinty), an associate specialist in neuromuscular diseases, Neuromuscular Care Advisors, and are fully-supported by a dedicated neuromuscular multidisciplinary therapy team.

Alex’s A-Team

Alex Hunt, from Ainsdale in Merseyside, was diagnosed with Becker Muscular Dystrophy when he was 12 years old. Alex is a football fanatic who supports Liverpool FC and loves playing FIFA on his XBOX.
Alex Hunt, from Ainsdale in Merseyside, was diagnosed with Becker Muscular Dystrophy when he was 12 years old. Alex is a football fanatic who supports Liverpool FC and loves playing FIFA on his XBOX.

Bertie's Buccaneers

Alison and Matthew Kay’s son Bertie, who lives in Southport with his brother Archie and sister Emmeline, was diagnosed with Ullrich Congenital muscular dystrophy in 2014, aged two years old.
Alison and Matthew Kay’s son Bertie, who lives in Southport with his brother Archie and sister Emmeline, was diagnosed with Ullrich Congenital muscular dystrophy in 2014, aged two years old.
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