Health

Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

Crewe & Nantwich Cancer Research group plea for more volunteers

A Crewe & Nantwich fundraising group is appealing for new members to help support the work of Cancer Research UK.

The fundraising group has already raised more than £45,000 in 2018 to help fund its life-saving work.

December 13, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Nantwich methodist swaps gifts for £660 dementia appeal funds

Big-hearted Nantwich methodist Richard Fox swapped his birthday gifts for donations – and raised £660 for the dementia appeal.

Richard, a member of Nantwich Broad Lane Methodist Chapel, decided to ask his friends and family to donate to the “Everybody Knows Somebody – dementia appeal” instead of buying him birthday presents.

December 12, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Extra £2.9 million council funding handed to South Cheshire health services

Extra £2.9 million council funding handed to South Cheshire health services

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councils have handed over £2.9 million to help health services run smoothly in mid and south Cheshire this winter.

NHS Vale Royal and South Cheshire clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), the bodies which buy healthcare in the area, have received the cash as part of a £240 million pot made available by the Government in October for adult social care services.

December 9, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Richmond Village Nantwich rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors

Richmond Village Nantwich rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors

Richmond Village retirement centre in Nantwich has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ for its domiciliary care after a visit from regulators, the Care Quality Commission.

The inspection report puts the Richmond Nantwich, which opened in 1996, among the top 3% of home care providers in England.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

By Stephen Topping Leighton Hospital bosses have been unsuccessful in a bid for £1.4 million to help A&E run smoothly this winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wanted to tap into a £145 million pot of money announced by the Government in September to support A&E departments over the winter months.

November 30, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Members of Leighton Pancreatic Cancer Support group flew through the air at 100mph on the World’s Fastest Zip Line to take on the disease.

The team of patients, survivors, carers and specialist nurses, timed their challenge to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day and raised over £2,500 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

November 29, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Elle’s Christmas Party raises £3,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

A special “Elle’s Christmas” party in memory of cystic fibrosis sufferer Elle Morris helped raise almost £3,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The event, in the Nantwich Suite at Rookery Hall & Spa in Nantwich, was heled to remember the life of Nantwich youngster Elle who died aged 11 at Great Ormond Street Hospital in January this year.

November 27, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

A new flexible care at home service has been launched by Guinness Care in South Cheshire at an event in Crewe Hall.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith was among those at the launch where she met care workers delivering the service, as well as local charities and NHS workers.

November 20, 2018 0 comments Health, News
Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfelds School in Nantwich has earned top marks for helping to raise awareness of NHS Self Care options among local families.

It is the first school in Nantwich town centre to achieve a Bronze Self Care Award from the NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

November 19, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

A Nantwich pub has received a damning environmental health report into its food hygiene practices.

Cronkinson’s Farm pub in Stapeley received just a ‘1’ rating out of 5 in the latest inspection in October – the second lowest score.

November 18, 2018 6 comments Environment, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Nantwich students launch year-long fundraiser for Diabetes UK

Students at Reaseheath College in Nantwich have launched a year of activities to raise funds for Diabetes UK and increasing awareness of the condition.

Members of Reaseheath’s Student Association chose World Diabetes Day to announce that Diabetes UK would be their charity of the year.

November 18, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News, Schools & Colleges
North West Ambulance Service faces £7 million shortfall

North West Ambulance Service faces £7 million shortfall

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is £7 million short of the investment needed to bring its performance up to scratch, an independent consultant has said.

The NHS trust – which runs the ambulance service in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside – has been working on a performance improvement plan since January 2018.

November 9, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics