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Donation of toys to Leighton Hospital for young patients

Donation of toys to Leighton Hospital for young patients

Santa arrived early at Leighton Hospital in the form of Pop Nightingale – a toy community initiative created to give back to those in need.

They receive charitable donations of pop vinyl, toys and other child friendly gifts and donating across the UK.

December 26, 2021
James Sumner - chief exec at Leighton Hospital

Leighton Hospital sees 16% rise in A&E admissions

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital has seen a massive 16% increase in patients attending A&E compared to the usual 2% year on year rise.

Chief executive James Sumner said the Crewe hospital now had one of the busiest A&E departments nationally, in terms of growth.

December 9, 2021
Nantwich couple back quit campaign after century of smoking

Nantwich couple back quit campaign after century of smoking

A Nantwich couple who have given up cigarettes after smoking for 100 years between them are urging others to quit.

We revealed earlier this year how Maureen and William Gooder put a century of tobacco addiction behind them after taking part in a support programme.

October 31, 2021
Leighton Hospital unveils £663 million redevelopment plans

Leighton Hospital unveils £663 million redevelopment plans

Ambitious plans for the £663 million redevelopment of Leighton Hospital have moved a step closer today.

A bid for funding has now been formally submitted to the Department of Health and Social Care.

September 22, 2021
Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs are urging the Government to select Leighton Hospital as one of eight in the country to benefit from a multi-billion pound building programme.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson, and Congleton MP Fiona Bruce say they have written a joint letter to new Health Secretary Sajid Javid.

August 4, 2021
New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

A new purpose-built unit at Leighton Hospital is helping improve patient experience and reduce hospital admissions.

The Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit (SACU) and Planned Intervention Unit (PIU), managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have been tailored to patients’ needs and avoid unnecessary admission to an inpatient bed.

June 8, 2021
Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital teams are celebrating after reaching the milestone of administering 40,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Its vaccination centre opened on December 29 with the aim to vaccinate 7,000 people, including frontline healthcare workers and priority groups.

May 13, 2021
NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners say they will return to Leighton Hospital this week as Covid restrictions are eased.

Members of Crewe’s Trades Union Council say they will return to the hospital tomorrow (April 1) with a socially distanced campaign to raise awareness “for a real and meaningful pay settlement for all NHS staff”.

March 31, 2021
Number of Covid-19 patients in Leighton Hospital continues to fall

Number of Covid-19 patients in Leighton Hospital continues to fall

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
The number of Covid-19 patients in Cheshire’s hospitals continues to fall, according to the latest NHS England data.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 44 coronavirus patients in Leighton Hospital as of Tuesday (March 9).

March 13, 2021
New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

A married couple from Nantwich has thanked a specialist hospital team for helping them quit cigarettes – after more than 100 years of smoking between them!

Maureen Gooder, 69, started smoking at 19 and has spent the last 50 years, regularly smoking 17 cigarettes a day.

March 10, 2021
Baby-loss charity CRADLE launches at Leighton Hospital

Baby-loss charity CRADLE launches at Leighton Hospital

Leighton Hospital has received pregnancy loss comfort bags to support bereaved local parents.

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust facility in Crewe has received the self-care packages from the national baby-loss charity CRADLE.

March 1, 2021
Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

A South Cheshire parish council has added a splash of colour to Leighton Hospital entrance after donating a rainbow bench.

Minshull Vernon & District Parish Council commissioned the bench to be displayed as a way of saying “thank you” to local NHS staff and key workers for their work during the coronavirus pandemic.

February 17, 2021
Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work is now underway on a new multi-million pound project to expand Leighton Hospital’s Emergency Department.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, received government funding last year to reconfigure and expand emergency care services.

February 12, 2021