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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.

Leighton Hospital new-look children’s ward unveiled

Leighton Hospital new-look children’s ward unveiled

Young Crewe and Nantwich patients at Leighton Hospital are benefiting from a more colourful stay following a £1.1m refurbishment.

The hospital’s Paediatric Assessment Unit, Ward 16, has been transformed in a year-long project, which is part of a wider plan to refurbish all of the hospital’s wards.

July 13, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Strawberry event in Nantwich raises £1,600 for MND Association

Strawberry event in Nantwich raises £1,600 for MND Association

Organisers of a Nantwich charity event are celebrating sweet success after raising more than £1,600 at a popular Strawberry Evening.

The event was held at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane to raise vital funds for the Cheshire branch of the MND Association.

July 12, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Reaseheath College students raise £13,600 for cancer research

Big-hearted students and staff from Reaseheath College have raised more than £13,600 for North West Cancer Research.

The amount was handed over by the college’s Student Association at the student summer ball held on their Nantwich campus.

New Riding for Disabled Group to launch in Nantwich and Crewe

New Riding for Disabled Group to launch in Nantwich and Crewe

A new Riding for the Disabled (RDA) group is to launch in Crewe and Nantwich as part of an agreement with Reaseheath College.

The new Nantwich & District RDA group will provide help for many local disabled riders, who currently have to travel to Northwich, Knutsford or Clwyd.

Nantwich businessman is one of youngest governors of Mid Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich businessman is one of youngest governors of Mid Cheshire NHS Trust

A Nantwich businessman has become one of the youngest community governors of the NHS Trust representing Crewe and Nantwich.

And Ben Selby, 34, said he stood for the position after Leighton Hospital gave his new-born son Grayson life-saving surgery.

June 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Memorial day raises £4,000 in name of tragic Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes

Memorial day raises £4,000 in name of tragic Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes

A memorial day in honour of Nantwich baby Johnny Forbes has helped to raise more than £4,000 for Donna Louise Hospice.

Jessica and Neil Forbes were devastated after Johnny, born 23 weeks premature weighing 1lb 5oz, died just a few days old.

June 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich care home staff help raise £200 for Alzheimer’s Society

Nantwich care home staff help raise £200 for Alzheimer’s Society

Care home staff in Nantwich have helped to raise more than £200 for Alzheimer’s Society.

Brookfield House Care Home, of Shrewbridge Road, was rocked last year when resident Roy Tomlinson walked out and was found dead six days later in an outbuilding.

June 16, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Nantwich Museum launches new U3A exhibition and joins dementia campaign

Nantwich Museum launches new U3A exhibition and joins dementia campaign

A new U3A Photography exhibition has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The display, which runs until Saturday July 8, features photographic work of the Crewe & Nantwich U3A Photography Group inspired by a range of subjects.

June 8, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News