Post Tagged with: "Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust"

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

By Stephen Topping
Nurses and therapists are being praised after caring for thousands of housebound patients out of hospital in the first year of a new scheme.

The advanced community practitioner (ACP) rapid response service has been run as an alternative to hospital admission across mid and south Cheshire since October 2017, following a trial in Crewe last summer.

October 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses are missing out on more than £2 million of funding after A&E demand soared to record-breaking levels over the past year.

Fresh figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust show Leighton Hospital has failed to meet the national four-hour waiting time target for A&E every month from September 2017 to August 2018.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire man to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of late wife

South Cheshire man to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of late wife

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire man is heading off on a six-day hike up the highest mountain in Africa in memory of his late wife who died of cancer.

Roy Price, 51, from Crewe, is embarking on the challenge to scale Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of the Macmillan Chemotherapy Suite at Leighton Hospital.

September 16, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
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