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Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Medical and nursing staff at Leighton Hospital have thanked members of a Freemasons group for donating over 10,000 teddy bears for child patients. The bears are given to poorly youngsters to comfort them while being treated at the emergency department at Leighton Hospital.

November 30, 2011 1 comment Health, Latest
Leighton Hospital plans to cope with November 30 strike action

Leighton Hospital plans to cope with November 30 strike action

Leighton Hospital bosses are urging Nantwich residents to help them cope with the national strike action. Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust say they are working on plans to limit disruption by industrial action on November 30.

November 28, 2011 1 comment Health, Latest
Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Carers of dementia sufferers in Crewe and Nantwich are celebrating the first year of a new help scheme. DemenShare.com was launched to help people with dementia and their carers to meet online and share experiences.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Health, Latest
Leighton Hospital given bowel cancer equipment boost

Leighton Hospital given bowel cancer equipment boost

Nantwich patients are to benefit from new bowel cancer equipment, thanks to a donation to Leighton Hospital. Dane Lodge in Middlewich has raised  money for the hospital after members benefitted from treatment there.

November 9, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Richmond Village Nantwich hosts Soldiers’ Charity event

Richmond Village Nantwich hosts Soldiers’ Charity event

Richmond Village Nantwich hosted a black tie benefit ball in aid of the ABF The Soldiers Charity. Around 75 guests enjoyed the event, including Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs (pictured, left), Nantwich MP Edward Timpson and Deputy Mayor of Nantwich Graham Fenton.

November 2, 2011 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest
Hospital Trust stages service to celebrate lives of children

Hospital Trust stages service to celebrate lives of children

A remembrance service will be taking place in South Cheshire in November to celebrate the lives of children and babies. The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), is to be held at St Peter’s Church in Minshull Vernon, near Nantwich, on Saturday November 26 at 3pm.

October 24, 2011 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital patients to be quizzed over care quality

Leighton Hospital patients to be quizzed over care quality

Leighton Hospital patients can air their views on the treatment they received as part of a new survey. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is randomly selecting patients recently treated at Leighton to take part in a questionnaire from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

October 13, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Richmond Village Nantwich staff scoop awards

Richmond Village Nantwich staff scoop awards

Richmond Village Nantwich is celebrating success in The Great North West Care Awards. Hospitality manager Debbie Mercandelli scooped The Care Home Nutrition and Hydration Award against stiff competition.

October 12, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Richmond Village residents raise £550 for Parkinsons UK

Richmond Village residents raise £550 for Parkinsons UK

Residents and staff at Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £550 for Parkinsons UK. Local members of the charity attended a presentation at the village, off London Road, and collected a cheque for £551.25.

October 7, 2011 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Hospitals trust stage drop-in event in Nantwich

Hospitals trust stage drop-in event in Nantwich

Patients, carers and members of the public are being invited to learn more about long-term neurological conditions at a special event taking place at Nantwich Civic Hall. The “drop-in” event, co-ordinated by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) and Central and Eastern Cheshire Primary Care Trust (CECPCT), will take place on Thursday October 13, 10.30am to 3.30pm.

October 3, 2011 0 comments Health, News, What's On & Reviews
Richmond Village Nantwich makes regional care award finals

Richmond Village Nantwich makes regional care award finals

A residential care complex in Nantwich has reached the finals of the Great North West Care Awards 2011. Richmond Village, off London Road, has been shortlisted in three separate categories in the awards.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

A patient in Leighton Hospital who was suspected of suffering from leptospirosis does not have the deadly infection, tests have shown. The patient was in intensive care displaying symptoms of the condition, also known as Weil’s Disease, which is caught in rivers and canals infected by rat urine.

September 7, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Suspected Weil’s Disease case linked to River Weaver

Suspected Weil’s Disease case linked to River Weaver

Exclusive Doctors are probing a suspected human case of the potentially deadly disease leptospirosis, thought to have been contracted in the River Weaver in Nantwich. It’s believed a patient in intensive care at Leighton Hospital has displayed symptoms of the condition, also known as Weil’s Disease.

September 1, 2011 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News