Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

By Stephen Topping Leighton Hospital bosses have been unsuccessful in a bid for £1.4 million to help A&E run smoothly this winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wanted to tap into a £145 million pot of money announced by the Government in September to support A&E departments over the winter months.

November 30, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Members of Leighton Pancreatic Cancer Support group flew through the air at 100mph on the World’s Fastest Zip Line to take on the disease.

The team of patients, survivors, carers and specialist nurses, timed their challenge to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day and raised over £2,500 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

November 29, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Leighton Hospital introduces pioneering cataracts surgery

Leighton Hospital introduces pioneering cataracts surgery

Leighton Hospital has introduced pioneering surgery that allows patients with cataracts in both eyes to have them operated on at the same time.

Traditionally, patients with bilateral cataracts have surgery on one eye before returning weeks later for the second eye to be operated on.

November 2, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

A Remembrance Service will be taking place at Leighton Hospital to celebrate the lives of local children and babies who have died.

The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will be held at 3pm on Saturday November 10 at St Peter’s Church, Minshull Vernon.

November 1, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs in South Cheshire are urging people to get vaccinated against flu this winter.

Flu is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications in those with underlying health problems.

October 29, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Bosses at Leighton Hospital have unveiled a plaque to celebrate the founder and chairman of its prostate cancer support group.

Gary Steele MBE was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 and went on to found the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group in 2000.

October 18, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

A South Cheshire man has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan Chemotherapy Suite at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Roy Price, from Crewe, made the self-funded trip to Tanzania to climb the highest mountain in Africa in September this year.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

By Stephen Topping
Nurses and therapists are being praised after caring for thousands of housebound patients out of hospital in the first year of a new scheme.

The advanced community practitioner (ACP) rapid response service has been run as an alternative to hospital admission across mid and south Cheshire since October 2017, following a trial in Crewe last summer.

October 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses are missing out on more than £2 million of funding after A&E demand soared to record-breaking levels over the past year.

Fresh figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust show Leighton Hospital has failed to meet the national four-hour waiting time target for A&E every month from September 2017 to August 2018.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital trust earns “Good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Leighton Hospital trust earns “Good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “Good” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following inspections of its services and leadership.

It’s the second consecutive time the Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has received the rating.

September 30, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Timber firm TFC donates train to Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre

Timber firm TFC donates train to Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre

Timber firm TFC has helped Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre stay on track – by donating this amazing Timber Train!

TFC Supplies Ltd donated the train for the outside play area at the hospital, following its recent £1.1m refurbishment of the children’s ward.

August 13, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers Stuart and Alan Mackay walked from Edinburgh to Leighton Hospital to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal.

Stuart and Alan, both from Crewe, have been long distance walking for four years.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News