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Leighton Hospital welcome third MRI scanner

Leighton Hospital welcome third MRI scanner

By Stephen Topping
Leighton Hospital bosses have welcomed a third MRI scanner.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital in Crewe, has spent more than £1.1 million on leasing and installing the new scanner.

August 15, 2019
New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The new chief executive at Leighton Hospital believes there must be a cash boost for its A&E – or it will stop being fit for purpose.

James Sumner, who began in the role at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last Monday, addressed his first board of directors meeting a week later.

August 7, 2019
Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A much-needed recruitment drive for new nurses in Cheshire is beginning to bear fruit.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to have welcomed 40 nurses from India by the end of the year – more than double the number it previously expected to hire.

August 6, 2019
Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Disabled staff at Mid Cheshire Hospitals are more likely to be harassed or abused in work than their non-disabled colleagues, new figures have revealed.

August 5, 2019
Leighton Hospital trust named in top 40 in UK

Leighton Hospital trust named in top 40 in UK

The NHS trust behind Leighton Hospital has been named as one of the top 40 in the country.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been announced as a CHKS Top Hospital for 2019.

August 2, 2019
Leighton Hospital newborn hearing programme celebrates 15th birthday

Leighton Hospital newborn hearing programme celebrates 15th birthday

A Leighton Hospital programme that has helped identity more than 140 babies with a hearing impairment has celebrated its 15th anniversary.

Staff and families past and present were invited to a birthday party to mark the Newborn Hearing Screening programme’s recent milestone.

July 23, 2019
Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Cancer treatment teams at Leighton Hospital have been hailed as among the best in the UK after latest figures were released.

Patients are seen by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff faster than almost every other trust in the country.

July 8, 2019
Mid Cheshire Hospitals to bring in 20 new nurses from abroad

Mid Cheshire Hospitals to bring in 20 new nurses from abroad

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Hospital bosses in South Cheshire hope to have more than 20 new nurses recruited from abroad by October to help meet demand and cut costs.

Directors at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – which runs Leighton Hospital in Crewe – gave the go-ahead to work with an international nursing recruitment agency for around £425,000 at March’s board meeting.

June 4, 2019
Leighton Hospital to fund seven-day therapy service

Leighton Hospital to fund seven-day therapy service

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital chiefs have given the green light to fund a seven-day therapy service to support vulnerable patients who have attended A&E.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital serving Nantwich and Crewe residents, previously ran a pilot scheme for a five-day emergency care therapy service.

June 4, 2019
£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

Work on the £11 million scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe will continue until the end of June, highways chiefs say.

The later than planned opening is due to poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the year and delays with works carried out by utility companies to divert their services.

May 28, 2019
Richmond Village collects 156 Easter eggs for Leighton Hospital children’s ward

Richmond Village collects 156 Easter eggs for Leighton Hospital children’s ward

Nurses from the children’s ward at Leighton Hospital teamed up with a Women’s Refuge and YMCA to pick up a collection of 156 Easter Eggs at Richmond Village in Nantwich.

The Nantwich retirement village appealed to its residents and members of the community for three weeks to donate Easter eggs ahead of Easter weekend.

April 26, 2019
Leighton Hospital projects hailed at national awards for “patient experience”

Leighton Hospital projects hailed at national awards for “patient experience”

Two Leighton Hospital projects and a community health scheme have been recognised at a national awards ceremony celebrating excellent patient experience.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) won two awards at The Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards Birmingham event.

April 25, 2019
Leighton Hospital cancer unit earns Christie “mark of approval”

Leighton Hospital cancer unit earns Christie “mark of approval”

Leighton Hospital has received a “mark of approval” for treating patients with cancer.

The Macmillan Cancer Unit at the Crewe hospital run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has become the 10th in the North to be awarded The Christie *Quality Mark.

April 16, 2019