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Councillors give green light for 850-home masterplan near Leighton Hospital

Councillors give green light for 850-home masterplan near Leighton Hospital

Councillors have granted outline permission for an 850-home development close to Leighton Hospital on the outskirts of Crewe.

The scheme forms part of Cheshire East Council’s wider North West Crewe Package and a £36.5 million investment in the area’s highways and infrastructure.

November 29, 2020
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust shortlisted for national award

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust shortlisted for national award

Leighton Hospital run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been honoured at the prestigious Nursing Times Awards during a virtual ceremony.

November 25, 2020
MP Kieran Mullan meets Prime Minister over new Leighton Hospital

MP Kieran Mullan meets Prime Minister over new Leighton Hospital

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan says he has lobbied Prime Minister Boris Johnson to put the case for a new Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recently unveiled its plans to replace 85% of the current site in Crewe.

November 15, 2020
Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital charity launches “Merry Mile” virtual festive fundraiser

Leighton Hospital’s charity has launched a virtual festive fun run as a way for people to safely raise money during lockdown.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity, part of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, normally holds a festive “Merry Mile” in Crewe’s Queens Park every December.

November 12, 2020
Leighton Hospital specialist nurse wins charity award

Leighton Hospital specialist nurse wins charity award

A specialist nurse at Leighton Hospital has been presented with an award by charity Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Vicky Woodall has been honoured for being an “Outstanding Healthcare Professional” at a virtual prize giving ceremony coinciding with Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

November 9, 2020
Wistaston youngsters help Rotary mark World Polio Day

Wistaston youngsters help Rotary mark World Polio Day

Two Wistaston youngsters helped the Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver mark World Polio Day.

Nicholas Lees, 9, and Sophie Lees, 7, pupils at Berkley Academy, planted crocus corms in the Ward 1 garden at Leighton Hospital which has been renovated by Rotary members.

October 28, 2020
“New hospital” plan unveiled to replace 85% of ageing Leighton Hospital site

“New hospital” plan unveiled to replace 85% of ageing Leighton Hospital site

Multi-million pound plans to build a largely new hospital on site of the current Leighton Hospital have been unveiled.

Bosses at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust say the “exciting proposals” will ensure a long-term vision for Leighton Hospital.

October 21, 2020
Cancer survivor’s charity walk in aid of Leighton Hospital

Cancer survivor’s charity walk in aid of Leighton Hospital

Jonathan White
A breast cancer survivor is embarking on a 155-mile charity walk in aid of Leighton Hospital where she was treated.

Kim Smith, 60, made 10 visits to the Breast Care Unit at Leighton Hospital in Crewe whilst being treated for her cancer.

October 7, 2020
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