Health

Work starts on upgrade of Leighton Hospital maternity unit

Work starts on upgrade of Leighton Hospital maternity unit

Work is underway to revamp maternity services at Leighton Hospital. It will see a new purpose-built midwife-led unit attached to the main labour ward to provide care for low-risk pregnancies.

March 20, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

A Reaseheath College worker is organising a fashion extravaganza to raise awareness of the disease which killed her granddad. Hayley Shatliff-Smith wanted to support the Motor Neurone Disease Association after Terry Shatliff was diagnosed just three days before he died.

March 19, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News, What's On & Reviews
Leighton Hospital makes Eye Care Centre changes

Leighton Hospital makes Eye Care Centre changes

Nantwich patients will see changes made to the entrance and waiting area of Leighton Hospital’s Eye Care Centre. The Eye Care Centre’s reception will be relocated and merged with the waiting area of the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) department.

March 17, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Nantwich primary pupils enjoy Life Education classroom visit

Nantwich primary pupils enjoy Life Education classroom visit

Nearly 300 Nantwich schoolchildren learnt about the benefits of healthy living when the Life Education mobile classroom rolled into town. The state-of-the-art classroom visited Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley and St Oswald’s CE primary in Worleston.

March 9, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
MRSA cases reduced at Leighton Hospital, say Trust chiefs

MRSA cases reduced at Leighton Hospital, say Trust chiefs

Leighton Hospital bosses have managed a two-year period free from MRSA bacteraemia (bloodstream infections) cases. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) reached the landmark in February 2012.

March 5, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Residents of Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £180 for CLIMB. A cheque for £184 was presented recently to CLIMB chief executive Steve Hannigan from Richmond Nantwich residents Marianne Jones and Patricia Tysall.

February 24, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich women urged to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk

Nantwich women urged to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk

Nantwich women can now sign up for 2012 Midnight Walk to help raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The walk, the eighth to be held in the region, takes place on Saturday June 9 through Crewe and Nantwich.

February 23, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest, News
South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

Construction sites in South Cheshire are being put under the spotlight as part of an initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be visiting sites in the borough where refurbishment or repair work is being carried out.

February 20, 2012 0 comments Business, Health, Latest, News
Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Two members of Leighton Hospital’s Stoma Support Group donated £660 to boost care available for bowel cancer patients. Tom and Margaret Butler, who attend the group’s meetings each month at the hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Centre, have now raised more than £7,000 for the trust.

February 17, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Nantwich Civic Hall race night for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Nantwich Civic Hall race night for Motor Neurone Disease Association

A charity race night is taking place at Nantwich Civic Hall to help raise money for people living with motor neurone disease. Cheshire branch of the MND Association is holding the race night and raffle on Friday February 17.

February 7, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest
Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chiefs issued a stark warning over the number of youths drinking alcohol and putting their lives at risk. They say officers are responding to incidents involving underage drinking, with some youngsters found passed out on the street.

February 6, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich beauty clinic Madison Spa transforms old medical centre

Nantwich beauty clinic Madison Spa transforms old medical centre

A doctor and his wife have injected new life into a former Nantwich medical centre after relocating their beauty clinic. Madison Spa has moved from Hospital Street to the old Kiltearn Medical Centre, which has stood empty for months since GPs moved to the new Church View health centre.

January 31, 2012 0 comments Business, Health, Latest
Nantwich patients to benefit from new orthopaedic dept at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich patients to benefit from new orthopaedic dept at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich patients are to get improved treatment for slips, trips and falls, at a new-look Orthopaedic Outpatients Department (OPD) at Leighton Hospital. Local MP Edward Timpson helped officially unveil the new facility which offers better privacy for patients, with eight individual consultation rooms replacing the seven, old curtained cubicles.

January 28, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News