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READER’S LETTER: Local councils should object to A&E walk-ins ban

READER’S LETTER: Local councils should object to A&E walk-ins ban

Dear Editor,
On behalf of ‘Putting CreweFirst’ I have been campaigning for several weeks to retain walk-ins to Leighton Hospital.
Of those local people who use the A&E, around 65% are walk-ins.

September 17, 2020
Leighton Hospital receives £9 million to upgrade A&E ahead of winter

Leighton Hospital receives £9 million to upgrade A&E ahead of winter

Leighton Hospital is to receive £9 million of Government funding to upgrade its A&E ahead of Winter, it was announced.

The money is for the “reconfiguration and expansion of Emergency Care services” at the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust site.

September 17, 2020
Leighton Hospital therapist hailed as latest NHS “Wonder Woman”

Leighton Hospital therapist hailed as latest NHS “Wonder Woman”

An occupational therapist at Leighton Hospital has featured in a series celebrating the diversity of women in health and social care research.

Dr Yeliz Prior, an Advanced Clinical Specialist at Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership, Rheumatology department at the Leighton Hospital, has been included in the NHS “Wonder Woman” films.

September 15, 2020
READER’S LETTER: People should object to banning of A&E walk-ins

READER’S LETTER: People should object to banning of A&E walk-ins

Dear Editor, I proposed at the August meeting of the Minshull Vernon and District Parish Council that they should object strongly to the proposed banning of walk-ins to the A&E at Leighton Hospital, which is within the Parish boundaries. It was passed with just one abstention. The draft minute is below. I would urge all local residents to write to[Read More…]

August 30, 2020
Furniture store donates £32,000 for Leighton Hospital wellbeing rooms

Furniture store donates £32,000 for Leighton Hospital wellbeing rooms

A designer furniture store has added a touch of luxury to Leighton Hospital – after donating £32,000 worth of items.

Arighi Bianchi, based in Macclesfield, has provided the hospital with a range of leather armchairs, tables and wall art to be enjoyed by its staff.

August 22, 2020
MP dismisses fears Leighton Hospital will miss out on vital NHS funding

MP dismisses fears Leighton Hospital will miss out on vital NHS funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has dismissed claims by local Labour politicians that Leighton Hospital has missed out on vital Government funding for winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals is not among the 117 trusts which are set to receive a share of £300 million set aside by Government.

August 17, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Campaign to stop Leighton Hospital “banning” A&E walk-ins?

READER’S LETTER: Campaign to stop Leighton Hospital “banning” A&E walk-ins?

Dear Editor,
‘Putting Crewe First’ is the ONLY local political party campaigning against the banning of walk-ins to A&E at Leighton Hospital from November.

August 16, 2020
Leighton Hospital staff meet Health Secretary over prescribing laws

Leighton Hospital staff meet Health Secretary over prescribing laws

Staff from Leighton Hospital held a virtual meeting with Health Secretary Matt Hancock to lobby for changes to prescribing laws which would allow Operating Department Practitioners to prescribe.

August 6, 2020
Nantwich COVID-19 survivor raises funds for Leighton Hospital life savers

Nantwich COVID-19 survivor raises funds for Leighton Hospital life savers

An 80-year-old coronavirus survivor from Nantwich is raising money for the hospital that ‘saved her life’ – by completing a track race in her wheelchair.

August 4, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage NHS fundraising golf event

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to stage NHS fundraising golf event

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC members are in full fundraising swing – by organising a charity golf day in aid of NHS and Leighton Hospital.

Members of the Vagrants-based club will be staging its first annual charity golf event at Queen Park golf club in Crewe on Saturday August 8.

July 29, 2020
Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Parking charges for most patients and visitors to Leighton Hospital will be reinstated this Saturday August 1 following their temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 28, 2020
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Leighton Hospital cleaner features in Rankin NHS birthday collection

A powerful portrait of a cleaner from Leighton Hospital who has served on the front line throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been captured by acclaimed photographer Rankin.

June 29, 2020
Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

Why Leighton Hospital nurse wrote COVID-19 warning poem

A Leighton Hospital nurse has penned a poem which pleads for people to take COVID-19 seriously.

Jenny Howarth said she felt compelled to write the poem as she felt more people were ignoring Government guidance on staying indoors and social distancing.

June 16, 2020