Post Tagged with: "Clinical Commissioning Group"

Almost 10,000 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in South Cheshire

Almost 10,000 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in South Cheshire

Almost 10,000 people in South Cheshire were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year, health chiefs have revealed.

Now doctors are urging people to make urgent lifestyle changes or face risking life-threatening health problems.

April 5, 2019
Brexit won’t impact heavily on Cheshire East social care staffing, claim bosses

Brexit won’t impact heavily on Cheshire East social care staffing, claim bosses

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Brexit is not set to severely harm Cheshire East’s social care workforce, health chiefs have claimed.

Alex Mitchell, chief finance officer at NHS Eastern Cheshire clinical commissioning group (CCG), gave governors an update about how the area’s health system is preparing for Britain’s departure from the European Union.

March 28, 2019
Healthcare chiefs in South Cheshire voice fears over Cheshire East Council budget plans

Healthcare chiefs in South Cheshire voice fears over Cheshire East Council budget plans

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Officers in charge of buying healthcare across the borough have spoken out against the ‘scale of savings proposed’ in Cheshire East Council’s next budget.

The local authority ran its pre-budget consultation for 2019-20 last autumn, and revised proposals will be put before councillors later this month to be signed off.

February 5, 2019
Ambulance service to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients

Ambulance service to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients

By Stephen Topping
An ambulance service has been handed extra funding to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients – less than a year after it agreed to end its original contract.

South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group will be one of six in Cheshire, Warrington and the Wirral to benefit after a new five-year contract to West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS), which begins on April 1.

February 4, 2019
Mental health spend on children double in different parts of Cheshire, figures show

Mental health spend on children double in different parts of Cheshire, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Health chiefs are spending almost twice as much on mental health services for youngsters in some parts of Cheshire than others, according to new figures.

Data presented to the Cheshire East health and wellbeing board shows for 2018-19, the NHS Eastern Cheshire clinical commissioning group (CCG) has spent £2.9 million on child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

January 30, 2019
Highfields Academy in Nantwich launches wellbeing schemes

Highfields Academy in Nantwich launches wellbeing schemes

Pupils and staff at Highfields Academy in Nantwich are continuing their wellbeing drive with new initiatives in 2019.

The school has already won a Bronze Award Self Care from the NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group for signposting families to the 111 national
health helpline.

January 30, 2019
South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018
Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of registered GP patients in South Cheshire still do not have access to out of hours appointments, latest figures revealed today.

Only 13% of the 185,538 patients registered in the South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group area have full out of hours provision, according to data compiled by the BBC and shared with Nantwich News.

July 30, 2018
Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

By Stephen Topping
Urgent measures to improve support for youngsters in Cheshire East with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) have been drawn up following a damning inspection.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found “serious weaknesses” when they assessed Cheshire East Council and NHS bodies in the borough on their provision for SEND support in March.

July 17, 2018
NHS South Cheshire CCG faces ‘massive challenge’ to reduce £5 million deficit

NHS South Cheshire CCG faces ‘massive challenge’ to reduce £5 million deficit

By Stephen Topping
NHS South Cheshire clinical commissioning group (CCG) faces a ‘massive challenge’ to reduce their £4.9 million overall forecast deficit – and ‘sufficient plans’ are yet to be put in place.

Health chiefs discussed a finance report, as well as the draft financial plan for 2018-19, during a governing body meeting for NHS South Cheshire CCG and NHS Vale Royal CCG at Bevan House in Nantwich.

April 6, 2018
Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health bosses at NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group have reassured people who fall ill over Easter they can still access help.

Opening hours for GP practices and pharmacies will be different over the long Easter weekend, with many closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

April 12, 2017