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Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

By Stephen Topping
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital patients are still failing to be seen within four hours at A&E as it deals with more people than last summer.

Figures shown at a Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board meeting revealed patients waited to be seen at A&E on 1,473 occasions in June – compared to 437 times in the same month last year.

August 7, 2018 2 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Mid Cheshire Hospitals to stage governor elections to fill six posts

Mid Cheshire Hospitals to stage governor elections to fill six posts

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting patients, carers and members of the public to stand as a Governor in its upcoming Council of Governor Elections.

The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, has a Council of Governors made up of 29 individuals over four constituencies.

June 25, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff win national awards for patient experience

Leighton Hospital staff win national awards for patient experience

Staff at Leighton Hospital have been recognised at a national awards ceremony aimed to share and celebrate excellent patient experience.

The Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards are the first patient experience awards in the UK.

June 23, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

By Stephen Topping
More than a quarter of hospital staff in South Cheshire who took part in a survey said they experienced harassment, bullying or abuse last year.

Figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital, show that of 668 employees surveyed 168 said they had experienced harassment, bullying or abuse at work from patients, their relatives or members of the public.

May 16, 2018 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
1,400 South and Mid Cheshire women missed breast cancer screening

1,400 South and Mid Cheshire women missed breast cancer screening

By Stephen Topping
A nationwide fault meant 1,400 women from mid and south Cheshire were not sent invitations for routine breast cancer screening, it has emerged.

Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, announced last week that as many as 450,000 women aged 68 to 71 in England had not been sent invitations since 2009 – and up to 270 women may have died as a result.

May 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses have a chance to be paid while they retrain following the return of an award-winning programme at South Cheshire’s Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set to launch its latest ‘Return to Practice programme’ in September 2018.

April 26, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital bosses appeal to residents amid “under pressure” A&E

Leighton Hospital bosses appeal to residents amid “under pressure” A&E

Leighton Hospital bosses are appealing to residents with non-serious conditions to seek other services and relieve “under pressure” A&E department

Local NHS organisations have launched a drive to make sure Crewe and Nantwich residents know about services available if they fall ill or have an injury.

March 16, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital’s trust chairman Dennis Dunn has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.

Mr Dunn has been chairman at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2014.

January 31, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital visiting restrictions lifted

Leighton Hospital visiting restrictions lifted

Temporary visiting restrictions on all adult wards at Leighton Hospital have been lifted.

The restrictions were imposed to stop an outbreak of winter norovirus among patients and staff.

February 18, 2015 0 comments Health, News
Leighton Hospital unveils new entrance for patients and visitors

Leighton Hospital unveils new entrance for patients and visitors

Patients visiting Leighton Hospital will be using a new main entrance.

Major refurbishment works have been completed on the former entrance canopy replaced by a glass-fronted façade, which now includes an 80-seater Café Express for patients, visitors and staff.

September 25, 2014 0 comments Health, News
Main Leighton Hospital visitors car park to close for 6 weeks

Main Leighton Hospital visitors car park to close for 6 weeks

Visitors to Leighton Hospital are being warned of disruption as the main car park is to close down for six weeks.

The closure is to allow for refurbishment of the car park off Smithy Lane, says Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

July 23, 2014 2 comments Health, News
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham toured Leighton Hospital’s emergency department before a major A&E Summit in Westminster. Mr Burnham looked around the department which serves thousands of Nantwich and Crewe residents.

May 31, 2013 0 comments Health, Latest, Politics
Work starts on £23 million Leighton Hospital critical care revamp

Work starts on £23 million Leighton Hospital critical care revamp

Work has started on a new multi-million pound facility at Leighton Hospital. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust bosses say the £22.8 million project will provide new operating theatres and critical care unit.

March 7, 2013 0 comments Health, Latest