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South Cheshire NHS workers praised at awards event

South Cheshire NHS workers praised at awards event

South Cheshire NHS staff and volunteers attended an awards evening by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT). The event recognised achievements of individuals and teams across MCHFT, which runs Leighton Hospital.

April 12, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Hospital staff in Nantwich 5km run for One in Eleven Appeal

Hospital staff in Nantwich 5km run for One in Eleven Appeal

Hospital staff clocked up the kilometres – and the pounds – to help raise money for a new neonatal unit for South Cheshire babies. A group of around 30, including staff from Leighton Hospital and family and friends, took part in a 5km run at Barony Park in Nantwich.

April 11, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest, News
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table’s £2k boost to One in Eleven Appeal

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table’s £2k boost to One in Eleven Appeal

Crewe and Nantwich Round Table has raised £2,000 for the One in Eleven Appeal to boost neonatal facilities for Cheshire babies. Their efforts will help the Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity towards its £1 million target to create a new neonatal intensive care unit at Leighton Hospital.

April 7, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Barony Park Nantwich fun run for One in Eleven Appeal

Barony Park Nantwich fun run for One in Eleven Appeal

Fund-raisers for the One in Eleven Appeal are to stage a 5km run at the Barony Park in Nantwich this weekend. The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity appeal aims to raise £1 million for a new neonatal unit at Leighton Hospital.

March 29, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest, News
Work starts on upgrade of Leighton Hospital maternity unit

Work starts on upgrade of Leighton Hospital maternity unit

Work is underway to revamp maternity services at Leighton Hospital. It will see a new purpose-built midwife-led unit attached to the main labour ward to provide care for low-risk pregnancies.

March 20, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

Reaseheath College worker’s fashion night in granddad’s memory

A Reaseheath College worker is organising a fashion extravaganza to raise awareness of the disease which killed her granddad. Hayley Shatliff-Smith wanted to support the Motor Neurone Disease Association after Terry Shatliff was diagnosed just three days before he died.

March 19, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News, What's On & Reviews
Leighton Hospital makes Eye Care Centre changes

Leighton Hospital makes Eye Care Centre changes

Nantwich patients will see changes made to the entrance and waiting area of Leighton Hospital’s Eye Care Centre. The Eye Care Centre’s reception will be relocated and merged with the waiting area of the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) department.

March 17, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Nantwich primary pupils enjoy Life Education classroom visit

Nantwich primary pupils enjoy Life Education classroom visit

Nearly 300 Nantwich schoolchildren learnt about the benefits of healthy living when the Life Education mobile classroom rolled into town. The state-of-the-art classroom visited Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley and St Oswald’s CE primary in Worleston.

March 9, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
MRSA cases reduced at Leighton Hospital, say Trust chiefs

MRSA cases reduced at Leighton Hospital, say Trust chiefs

Leighton Hospital bosses have managed a two-year period free from MRSA bacteraemia (bloodstream infections) cases. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) reached the landmark in February 2012.

March 5, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Residents of Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £180 for CLIMB. A cheque for £184 was presented recently to CLIMB chief executive Steve Hannigan from Richmond Nantwich residents Marianne Jones and Patricia Tysall.

February 24, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich women urged to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk

Nantwich women urged to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk

Nantwich women can now sign up for 2012 Midnight Walk to help raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The walk, the eighth to be held in the region, takes place on Saturday June 9 through Crewe and Nantwich.

February 23, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest, News
South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

South Cheshire construction sites face crackdown by HSE

Construction sites in South Cheshire are being put under the spotlight as part of an initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be visiting sites in the borough where refurbishment or repair work is being carried out.

February 20, 2012 0 comments Business, Health, Latest, News
Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Two members of Leighton Hospital’s Stoma Support Group donated £660 to boost care available for bowel cancer patients. Tom and Margaret Butler, who attend the group’s meetings each month at the hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Centre, have now raised more than £7,000 for the trust.

February 17, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News