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New Leighton Hospital medical director appointed

New Leighton Hospital medical director appointed

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Murray Luckas as its new Medical Director.

Mr Luckas is an experienced consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with more than 30 years’ experience in the medical profession.

December 4, 2019
Norovirus warning after rise in cases across South Cheshire

Norovirus warning after rise in cases across South Cheshire

Residents in South Cheshire are being urged to follow healthcare professional advice on norovirus following a rise in cases in the local community.

Leighton Hospital has closed two wards to admissions and visitors after it was confirmed that a small number of patients had the illness.

November 21, 2019
NHS South Cheshire CCG scoops national award

NHS South Cheshire CCG scoops national award

NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has won a national award for a partnership project with a shared vision.

The project aimed to reduce the time patients spend waiting in hospital for discharge.

November 20, 2019
Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

Leighton Hospital director runs marathon for baby death appeal

A director at Leighton Hospital ran a marathon to raise money for a baby bereavement suite appeal.

Julie Tunney, director of nursing at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, completed the Mallorca marathon to raise money for the “Lost Little Ones” appeal.

October 15, 2019
NHS social care project in South Cheshire shortlisted for award

NHS social care project in South Cheshire shortlisted for award

An NHS and social care project to reduce time patients spend waiting to be discharged from Leighton Hospital has been shortlisted for a national award.

August 29, 2019
New Leighton Hospital chief pledges improved offer for staff

New Leighton Hospital chief pledges improved offer for staff

The new leader of Leighton Hospital has outlined partnership working and an improved offer for staff among his priorities.

James Sumner, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the NHS, started as Chief Executive of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust this summer.

August 22, 2019
Leighton Hospital welcome third MRI scanner

Leighton Hospital welcome third MRI scanner

By Stephen Topping
Leighton Hospital bosses have welcomed a third MRI scanner.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital in Crewe, has spent more than £1.1 million on leasing and installing the new scanner.

August 15, 2019
New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The new chief executive at Leighton Hospital believes there must be a cash boost for its A&E – or it will stop being fit for purpose.

James Sumner, who began in the role at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last Monday, addressed his first board of directors meeting a week later.

August 7, 2019
Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A much-needed recruitment drive for new nurses in Cheshire is beginning to bear fruit.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to have welcomed 40 nurses from India by the end of the year – more than double the number it previously expected to hire.

August 6, 2019
Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

Disabled NHS staff in Cheshire face more abuse, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Disabled staff at Mid Cheshire Hospitals are more likely to be harassed or abused in work than their non-disabled colleagues, new figures have revealed.

August 5, 2019
Leighton Hospital trust named in top 40 in UK

Leighton Hospital trust named in top 40 in UK

The NHS trust behind Leighton Hospital has been named as one of the top 40 in the country.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been announced as a CHKS Top Hospital for 2019.

August 2, 2019
Leighton Hospital newborn hearing programme celebrates 15th birthday

Leighton Hospital newborn hearing programme celebrates 15th birthday

A Leighton Hospital programme that has helped identity more than 140 babies with a hearing impairment has celebrated its 15th anniversary.

Staff and families past and present were invited to a birthday party to mark the Newborn Hearing Screening programme’s recent milestone.

July 23, 2019
Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Leighton Hospital cancer treatment teams among best in UK

Cancer treatment teams at Leighton Hospital have been hailed as among the best in the UK after latest figures were released.

Patients are seen by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff faster than almost every other trust in the country.

July 8, 2019