Health

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nantwich Civic Hall race night for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Nantwich Civic Hall race night for Motor Neurone Disease Association

A charity race night is taking place at Nantwich Civic Hall to help raise money for people living with motor neurone disease. Cheshire branch of the MND Association is holding the race night and raffle on Friday February 17.

February 7, 2012
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
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
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
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
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