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Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

Active Waterways Cheshire launches Over 55s fitness scheme

The Canal & River Trust has launched a new free 12-week health and fitness programme of weekly waterside walks for Cheshire residents aged over 55.

The “Active Waterways Cheshire” scheme aims to encourage less active people to increase their fitness levels and improve their health and wellbeing.

August 23, 2020
NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

Protesters are planning a demonstration in Nantwich town centre calling for better pay nurses and allied health care workers.

The protest on August 30 is being organised by the “United We Stand Divided We Fall” group which recently held demonstrations in Liverpool and other UK cities.

August 15, 2020
FEATURE: Trouble sleeping? It could be mattress over mind

FEATURE: Trouble sleeping? It could be mattress over mind

If you usually toss and turn throughout the night or wake up feeling sore and tired, it might be time to consider getting a new and better mattress.

Having a good night’s sleep is vital for good health – even more so in current times.

April 5, 2020
Merger of Cheshire’s clinical commissioning groups approved

Merger of Cheshire’s clinical commissioning groups approved

NHS England / Improvement has formally approved the merger of Cheshire’s four NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups into one.

Accountable Officer Clare Watson received confirmation that NHS South Cheshire, NHS Eastern Cheshire, NHS Vale Royal and NHS West Cheshire will become the first CCGs in Cheshire and Merseyside to merge on April 1 2020.

October 23, 2019
Draft plan backed to boost health in South Cheshire communities

Draft plan backed to boost health in South Cheshire communities

A draft five-year plan to improve the health and wellbeing of South Cheshire communities has received support from local people.

The plan was put for a public engagement exercise run by Healthwatch Cheshire East.

October 11, 2019
Free blood pressure testing in Nantwich and Crewe

Free blood pressure testing in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire East Council is offering free blood pressure checks to help Crewe and Nantwich residents find out if their heart is happy and healthy.

The move is part of Know Your Numbers! Week – a national campaign running from September 9-15.

September 9, 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
Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Health chiefs running Leighton Hospital say £25 million of medical claim payouts should not be seen as “an indicator of the overall quality of care”.

We revealed earlier this week how Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has had to pay out millions of pounds in the last five years.

January 20, 2018
Nantwich health and wellbeing company launches Spa event

Nantwich health and wellbeing company launches Spa event

A Nantwich health and wellbeing hub hosted a ‘Spa Day of the Mind’ in bid to combat stress.

The event, organised by ctchealthcare, introduced visitors to meditation, yoga and mind resilience practitioners at the company’s base on Beam Heath business park.

April 2, 2017