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Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chiefs issued a stark warning over the number of youths drinking alcohol and putting their lives at risk. They say officers are responding to incidents involving underage drinking, with some youngsters found passed out on the street.

February 6, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich beauty clinic Madison Spa transforms old medical centre

Nantwich beauty clinic Madison Spa transforms old medical centre

A doctor and his wife have injected new life into a former Nantwich medical centre after relocating their beauty clinic. Madison Spa has moved from Hospital Street to the old Kiltearn Medical Centre, which has stood empty for months since GPs moved to the new Church View health centre.

January 31, 2012 0 comments Business, Health, Latest
Nantwich patients to benefit from new orthopaedic dept at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich patients to benefit from new orthopaedic dept at Leighton Hospital

Nantwich patients are to get improved treatment for slips, trips and falls, at a new-look Orthopaedic Outpatients Department (OPD) at Leighton Hospital. Local MP Edward Timpson helped officially unveil the new facility which offers better privacy for patients, with eight individual consultation rooms replacing the seven, old curtained cubicles.

January 28, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital catering staff will compete for national recognition after winning regional heats of a competition. Six chefs from Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) have won places at Hospital Catering Association Hot Cookery competition on March 1.

January 18, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Nantwich residents urged to meet Leighton Hospital chiefs

Nantwich residents urged to meet Leighton Hospital chiefs

Nantwich residents are being urged to attend meetings with Leighton Hospital chiefs. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting members of the public to the next meeting of the board of directors and the next council of governors meeting.

January 15, 2012 0 comments Health, News
Nantwich Health Centre helps raise £1,000 for Age UK Cheshire

Nantwich Health Centre helps raise £1,000 for Age UK Cheshire

Patrons of Nantwich Health Centre helped raised £1,095 with a series of coffee mornings held at the surgery. Age UK Cheshire was at the health centre on nine dates in December.

January 12, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest, News
MP Timpson backs plan for patients to inspect Leighton Hospital

MP Timpson backs plan for patients to inspect Leighton Hospital

Patients at Leighton Hospital will lead teams of inspectors to ensure NHS standards are improved, under new Government plans. Prime Minister David Cameron says their new “patients before paperwork” initiative will cut down on red tape and free up staff.

January 10, 2012 1 comment Health, Latest, News
Nantwich respite centre on Queens Drive under threat

Nantwich respite centre on Queens Drive under threat

A Nantwich respite centre providing adult care could still be closed by Cheshire East Council. This is despite people calling for continued respite or short break provision in Crewe and Nantwich under a three-month consultation.

January 4, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Cheshire East Council defends costly social care allegations

Cheshire East Council defends costly social care allegations

Cheshire East Council has defended allegations it charges the highest hourly rate for social care in the UK at £20.34. The authoritycovering Nantwich and Crewe was highlighted in a BBC report comparing cost of caring for the elderly and infirm.

January 2, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
More lives saved as Nantwich ambulance response times improve

More lives saved as Nantwich ambulance response times improve

More lives are being saved in and around Nantwich after a campaign to improve ambulance response times in the town. Latest figures show 80% of category A calls are being reached within the eight-minute later – up from just 55% 18 months ago.

December 6, 2011 0 comments Health, Latest
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