Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group will hold an annual testing session at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday April 8.

Testing will be carried out between 10am and 1pm by taking a sample of blood by trained phlebotomists.

April 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

A charity that donates cuddly toys to distressed children at Leighton Hospital is celebrating a milestone.

Cheshire Freemasons launched their “Teddies for Loving Care” (TLC) scheme for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, 12 years ago.

March 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Green-fingered Nantwich apprentices helped to renovate a garden for patients at Leighton Hospital.

The Reaseheath College students teamed up for the project as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Ride to Remember raises £360 for dementia garden at Leighton Hospital

Hospital staff in South Cheshire took part in the ‘Ride to Remember’ and helped raise more than £360 for a dementia-friendly garden.

Trust staff at Leighton Hospital, Victoria Infirmary, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre cycled on a stationary bike for 10 minutes.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Family blasts Nantwich hotel owners after being hit by Norovirus bug

Family blasts Nantwich hotel owners after being hit by Norovirus bug

An angry family has blasted Alvaston Hall Hotel owners after they suffered the Norovirus bug – despite the hotel being “deep cleaned” days before.

Stephen Launchbury said several members of his family and guests were struck down, including his disabled brother Jim, who was left in hospital.

February 10, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich residents urged to get flu jab as cases rise

Nantwich residents urged to get flu jab as cases rise

Nantwich residents are being urged to get their flu jab amid a rise in cases in South Cheshire.

Leighton Hospital closed three wards to admissions and visitors after it was confirmed a small number of patients had the illness.

January 16, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital bosses unveil new MRI scanner

Leighton Hospital bosses unveil new MRI scanner

Leighton Hospital bosses have unveiled a new MRI scanner after a two-year fundraising campaign.

The appeal was launched by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity in March 2014 and has raised more than £960,000.

November 4, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Cyclist found collapsed on South Cheshire roundabout fights for life

Cyclist found collapsed on South Cheshire roundabout fights for life

A cyclist found collapsed next to his bike on Crewe Green roundabout, is in a critical condition, police say.

Officers want help to identify the mystery victim who is currently being treated at Leighton Hospital.

June 8, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Police ‘lockdown’ Leighton Hospital amid false report of baby snatch

Police ‘lockdown’ Leighton Hospital amid false report of baby snatch

Leighton Hospital went into ‘lockdown’ today amid reports that a baby had been snatched from a ward.

According to eyewitnesses, police closed down the hospital to all traffic in and out after the report was made at around 2.50pm today (June 1).

June 1, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Eye Care Centre at Leighton Hospital to be given new look

Eye Care Centre at Leighton Hospital to be given new look

Work has started on a hospital extension that will see more patients in Nantwich and Crewe being able to access eye care services.

The project, a joint venture between Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd, will see the Eye Care Centre at Leighton Hospital extended and further specialist staff recruited.

May 26, 2016 0 comments Health, News
Alextra accountants boost Leighton Hospital MRI appeal with skydive

Alextra accountants boost Leighton Hospital MRI appeal with skydive

Daring South Cheshire accountants were counting down when they plunged 10,000ft out of a plane – in aid of the MRI scanner appeal.

Eight employees from Alextra Accountants conquered the skies when the team completed skydives at Tilstock Airfield in Whitchurch.

May 24, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

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A Nantwich pensioner has described the moment she thought she was going to die when a bus crashed into the glass shelter she was sitting in.

Terrified Lilian Shard, 78, was waiting at Nantwich bus station to go home to Faddiley when a double decker ploughed into the shelter.

Passengers injured after bus smashes shelter at Nantwich bus station

Passengers injured after bus smashes shelter at Nantwich bus station

Two elderly bus passengers had a lucky escape when a bus hit and destroyed a glass shelter they were in at Nantwich bus station.

The incident happened when a double decker bus was pulling in to the station on Beam Street.

May 13, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News