Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics, Village News
Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Health chiefs running Leighton Hospital say £25 million of medical claim payouts should not be seen as “an indicator of the overall quality of care”.

We revealed earlier this week how Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has had to pay out millions of pounds in the last five years.

January 20, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

Hospital chiefs in South Cheshire have paid out more than £25 million in medical compensation claims in the past five years, latest figures show.

The eye-watering statistics were unveiled today as the rising number of historical compensation claims is putting a dent in hospital trust budgets across the UK.

January 17, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A Dementia Friendly Christmas Tea Dance helped raise hundreds of pounds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity at Leighton Hospital.

It was organised by Dementia Action Alliance at Beechmere in Crewe and refreshments were donated by Tesco Extra in Crewe.

Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff were honoured for their hard work – by Olympic gold medalist Joe Clarke!

Employees for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were given the golden treatment at an awards ceremony.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Driver involved in Nantwich road accident found slumped at wheel

Driver involved in Nantwich road accident found slumped at wheel

A driver thought to have been involved in a road accident in Nantwich was found slumped at the wheel of his car half a mile away, police say.

The accident happened on London Road in Nantwich when a silver Ford Fiesta was in collision with a Vauxhall Mocha at around 10.15am today.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Leighton Hospital unveils Cheshire’s first ‘virtual’ fracture clinic

Leighton Hospital unveils Cheshire’s first ‘virtual’ fracture clinic

Crewe and Nantwich fracture patients are to benefit from fewer hospital visits and shorter waiting times with a new “virtual” fracture clinic.

The scheme, the first in Cheshire, has launched at Leighton Hospital in a bid to improve care while cutting the number of times patients have to visit the hospital for an appointment.

November 30, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Hospital to stage Remembrance Service for children who died

Hospital to stage Remembrance Service for children who died

A remembrance service will take place to celebrate the lives of Crewe and Nantwich children and babies who have died.

The annual service is organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which manages Crewe’s Leighton Hospital.

November 4, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Leighton Hospital is one of the top performing in the country, according to a new online tracker.

The BBC’s NHS Tracker ranks Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust number one out of 131 trusts for the percentage of people who receive planned hospital care within the national waiting time target.

October 26, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services in Crewe and Nantwich look set to be scrapped by Cheshire East Council after it reviewed its plans following consultation.

But Saturday services will be maintained as the authority prepares to press ahead with cuts to its subsidised bus services.

October 24, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
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
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