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NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS in Cheshire is urging people not to allow coronavirus (COVID-19) to stop them getting the care they need.

The plea, by Dr Katherine Butler (pictured), clinical lead for cancer at NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, comes as figures from NHS England show A&E attendances in England falling to their lowest on record.

June 1, 2020
Nantwich GP practice joins 12 others for national project

Nantwich GP practice joins 12 others for national project

Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich is one of 13 GP practices in Cheshire to sign up for crucial national research to protect people from COVID-19.

May 21, 2020
Dr Andrew Wilson

Cheshire GP urges residents to keep seeking treatment

A Cheshire GP and senior health boss is urging residents to keep seeking treatment.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Clinical Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out as part of a national drive to encourage people to continue to access care and treatment they need.

May 12, 2020
Wrenbury pupils earn Silver Self Care Award with immunisation project

Wrenbury pupils earn Silver Self Care Award with immunisation project

Wrenbury Primary School pupils linked up with a village GP and nursing Home to help achieve their NHS South Cheshire CCG Silver Self Care Award.

The “Immunisation and why we have it” project involved Year 4 children visiting a GP Practice in groups to speak to the GP and staff, hearing why they give vaccinations, the history of immunisation and becoming ‘Vaccine Heroes’.

August 17, 2019
GPs in South Cheshire to vote on plans to merge CCGs

GPs in South Cheshire to vote on plans to merge CCGs

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
GP Practices in South Cheshire will vote in September on whether the four bodies responsible for buying healthcare in Cheshire East and West should merge next April.

June 17, 2019
Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

August 23, 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
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
Four top acts line up for latest Nantwich comedy show

Four top acts line up for latest Nantwich comedy show

The “Very Best in Stand Up” returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday October 3 with four more hilarious comedy acts.

Promoters have lined up a fine array of talent after the success of the sell-out show in September.

September 24, 2014
Nantwich GPs air frustration with practice’s phone system

Nantwich GPs air frustration with practice’s phone system

Bosses at a doctor’s practice in Nantwich admit they are as frustrated as patients with their much-maligned telephone system. Some patients have criticised Kiltearn Medical Centre’s system which requires patients to ring up at 8am for a same-day appointment.

August 3, 2012