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Leighton Hospital successful in recruiting locally, say Trust bosses

Leighton Hospital successful in recruiting locally, say Trust bosses

Trust bosses who run Leighton Hospital say their efforts to recruit staff locally to replace EU workers leaving, has been a success.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust (MCHFT) say use of social media and the ‘Return to Practice’ scheme is having a positive impact.

October 18, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

The number of EU staff quitting the NHS trust in South Cheshire is on the rise, latest figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which runs Leighton Hospital, is among just 29 trusts in the country that have seen both a rise in EU staff leaving and a fall in EU staff joining.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich’s two Ambulance First Responders have been shortlisted in the national 2017 Community Hero awards.

Gavin Palin and Max Kelly were stunned when they discovered they had been nominated for the award.

October 11, 2017 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Staff and visitors at Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina have raised more than £17,000 for local causes in six years.

And moorers at the marina have helped the venue raise £5,167.77 for their chosen charity of 2017 –  Anne’s Wish Family Fund.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Staff at Leighton Hospital’s Cardiac Ward have launched their new 2018 charity calendar.

All proceeds raised from the sale of calendars will go to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and help pay for recliner chairs for the Cardiac Ward.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
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Retail park and Macon Way remain closed after serious blaze in Crewe

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park remain closed this morning after a serious fire engulfed the disused Macon House last night.

Police said today emergency services remain in attendance at the scene of the blaze close to the town’s fire station and the McDonald’s restaurant.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Incident, News
Celebrities canoe along Nantwich waterways in Stand Up To Cancer challenge

Celebrities canoe along Nantwich waterways in Stand Up To Cancer challenge

Celebrities swapped dry land for waterways around Nantwich in an epic canoe challenge to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.

Actor Tyger Drew-Honey, TV presenter Anthea Turner, actress and presenter Natalie Anderson, TV and radio presenter Jake Humphrey and You Tuber Jack Maynard paddled through Nantwich via Aqueduct Marina, The Outlanes, Church Minshull.

September 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

NHS trust staff who run Leighton Hospital have earned a national health and safety award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)achieved gold in this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

A Nantwich man is hoping to complete a 100-mile cycle challenge in aid of the Beating Bowel Cancer charity.

Dave Wheeler, 51, is aiming to cycle 100 miles in under five hours in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on July 30.

July 26, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

Nantwich students’ dementia garden earns silver medal at RHS Flower Show

A show garden created by Nantwich students to support a charity appeal for Leighton Hospital has won a silver gilt medal at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The ‘Remember Me Garden’ is part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.