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Laura Arrowsmith

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
Soap script writer volunteers as Leighton Hospital cleaner during coronavirus

Soap script writer volunteers as Leighton Hospital cleaner during coronavirus

A script writer for Coronation Street decided to mark Volunteers’ Week – by working as a cleaner at Leighton Hospital.

Mark Bickerton swapped the famous cobbles for the hospital corridors to lend his support to frontline NHS staff battling against the coronavirus pandemic.

June 5, 2020
Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

The busy A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich will close for up to four months from Monday for major railway bridge works.

Motorists are being warned of long delays to their journeys with diversion routes taking many around Crewe and back out if they want to get to Leighton Hospital.

May 30, 2020
Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Patients at Leighton Hospital who have been treated for COVID-19 are playing a vital role in research into the virus.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is involved in five national and international research studies looking into COVID-19 treatments.

May 20, 2020
Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Hospital, police and MP award certificates for South Cheshire lockdown children

Leighton Hospital, Cheshire Police and Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan have launched a “certificate” scheme to reward youngsters staying home during lockdown.

May 17, 2020
New intravenous medication service launches for South Cheshire patients

New intravenous medication service launches for South Cheshire patients

A new service has been set up to provide intravenous medication to Cheshire people in their own home.

“IV at Home” will allow patients to receive medication through intravenous injections in their own homes rather than having to remain in hospital.

May 17, 2020
Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff have been making a difference to the working lives of frontline NHS staff in the region.

Lecturers at the Nantwich college have designed and produced attachments which make surgical face-masks more comfortable to wear.

May 4, 2020
Local COVID-19 testing for key workers now at Leighton Hospital

Local COVID-19 testing for key workers now at Leighton Hospital

South Cheshire key workers or members of their household experiencing Coronavirus symptoms can book a Covid-19 test at Leighton Hospital.

Leighton and Countess of Chester Hospital are now running local satellite sites to carry out such tests, administered by Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Groups.

April 29, 2020
Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

Nantwich businessman’s indoor cycle ride for NHS centres

A Nantwich businessman is embarking on an indoor cycle ride for charity – to raise funds local NHS trusts.

Like many Tim Bowker, who runs Nantwich Refrigeration Services, wanted to give something back to NHS workers on the COVID-19 frontline.

April 24, 2020
New satellite COVID-19 testing centre opens at Leighton Hospital

New satellite COVID-19 testing centre opens at Leighton Hospital

A new satellite testing centre is now open at Leighton Hospital for swab testing a wider group of key workers showing signs of Coronavirus.

The centre will also be available to key workers living in a household with others who have symptoms.

April 22, 2020
NHS worker dies of COVID-19 in Leighton Hospital, trust chiefs reveal

NHS worker dies of COVID-19 in Leighton Hospital, trust chiefs reveal

An NHS worker has died of the COVID-19 virus in Leighton Hospital, Mid Cheshire Hospitals chiefs have confirmed.

Brian Darlington, a long-serving porter with Mid Cheshire Hospitals, passed away after testing positive for Coronavirus.

April 16, 2020
36 deaths from COVID-19 at Leighton Hospital, latest figures show

36 deaths from COVID-19 at Leighton Hospital, latest figures show

Thirty-six people have died from COVID-19 virus at Leighton Hospital, latest Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust figures today show.

April 10, 2020