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Two more Leighton Hospital patients die from COVID-19

Two more Leighton Hospital patients die from COVID-19

Two more patients have died at Leighton Hospital after contracting COVID-19, health chiefs have confirmed.

It brings the total to four people who have died from the virus.

March 24, 2020
Leighton Hospital places restrictions on visitors in COVID-19 crisis

Leighton Hospital places restrictions on visitors in COVID-19 crisis

Visiting hours at Leighton Hospital have been restricted as health bosses respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust says it has followed national guidance in putting temporary restrictions in place for patient visitors.

March 19, 2020
Second death at Leighton Hospital of Coronavirus patient

Second death at Leighton Hospital of Coronavirus patient

A second person has died at Leighton Hospital after testing positive for Coronavirus, officials have confirmed.

March 17, 2020
Leighton Hospital patient with COVID-19 has died

Leighton Hospital patient with COVID-19 has died

A Leighton Hospital patient who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, the hospital trust confirmed today.

The man, who was in his 60s, had underlying health conditions.

March 16, 2020
More Cheshire events postponed due to Coronavirus

More Cheshire events postponed due to Coronavirus

More events across Cheshire are being postponed as organisers respond to the Coronavirus crisis.

Today, organisers of the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival have announced they are postponing this year’s Easter event.

March 16, 2020
Cheshire health chiefs fight to relieve pressure on hospitals

Cheshire health chiefs fight to relieve pressure on hospitals

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Health chiefs in Cheshire are eager to get patients treated in the right place and relieve pressure on hospitals.

Key NHS figures from across the county spoke out about the challenges they face and their ambitions at a Cheshire East Council meeting.

March 8, 2020
Leighton Hospital chiefs face £800,000 laundry bill

Leighton Hospital chiefs face £800,000 laundry bill

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses expect to fork out more than £800,000 by April 1 after on-site laundry equipment broke down in January.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which also runs Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst in Winsford, is now having to outsource its laundry services.

March 2, 2020
Charity funded suction devices helps Leighton Hospital patients

Charity funded suction devices helps Leighton Hospital patients

Portable suction devices are helping to keep Leighton Hospital patients active without slowing down their recovery.

February 29, 2020
Long delays after road accident outside Leighton Hospital

Long delays after road accident outside Leighton Hospital

A serious road collision outside Leighton Hospital has resulted in long delays today (February 6)

The incident happened on the A530 Middlewich Road by the turn in for the Leighton Hospital treatment centre.

February 6, 2020
Nantwich Concert Band in harmony at new Highfields home

Nantwich Concert Band in harmony at new Highfields home

Nantwich Concert Band has moved to a new home in the town after striking a chord with players from across South Cheshire.

The growing group is now staging weekly Wednesday rehearsals in the school hall at Highfields Academy, Cumberland Avenue, after out-growing its old base at Brookfield Hall, Shrewbridge Road.

January 31, 2020
South Cheshire care home resident in Leighton Hospital fundraiser

South Cheshire care home resident in Leighton Hospital fundraiser

A care home resident in Crewe has raised £176 for the Leighton Hospital Little Ones baby bereavement suite.

Alan Gibbs raised the money for the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s appeal by cycling the equivalent distance of Land’s End to John O’Groats.

January 28, 2020
Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town staged a Festival of Football to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross.

The event was supported by Nantwich Civic Hall and attended by Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Arthur Moran.

January 9, 2020
Leighton Hospital chiefs vow to change declining A&E performance

Leighton Hospital chiefs vow to change declining A&E performance

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Hospital bosses in South Cheshire are determined to get to grips with an increasing demand for A&E as performance continues to decline.

Leighton Hospital’s A&E department had 700 more admissions in November 2019 than the same month in 2018, board members at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust were told today (January 6).

January 6, 2020