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Mid Cheshire Hospitals bids to take over South Cheshire Private Hospital

Mid Cheshire Hospitals bids to take over South Cheshire Private Hospital

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, is bidding to take over South Cheshire Private Hospital.

The private hospital, in the grounds of Leighton, is currently run by BMI Healthcare.

February 20, 2019
Nantwich nurse beats breast cancer and holds “Debbie’s Not Dead” party

Nantwich nurse beats breast cancer and holds “Debbie’s Not Dead” party

A Nantwich nurse fought off breast cancer and held a “Debbie’s Not Dead” party to celebrate and raise more than £2,000 for St Luke’s Hospice.

Deborah Brown, 41, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer after feeling ridges in her breast last Easter.

February 19, 2019
AO staff help raise more than £28,000 for Leighton Hospital charity

AO staff help raise more than £28,000 for Leighton Hospital charity

Staff at online retail giant AO have helped to raise more than £28,000 for Leighton Hospital’s children and adolescent unit.

The AO team staged a range of fundraising activities with local schools including bucket collections at festivals, sponsored runs, bike rides and line dancing.

February 18, 2019
NHS users in Crewe and Nantwich urged to nominate for Public Choice Awards

NHS users in Crewe and Nantwich urged to nominate for Public Choice Awards

People in Crewe and Nantwich can recognise local NHS staff for going the extra mile by nominating in the Public Choice Award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is urging those who have benefited from the kindness of its staff to put them forward as part of the Trust’s annual Celebration of Achievement Awards.

February 11, 2019
Leighton Hospital launches mental health first aider scheme for staff

Leighton Hospital launches mental health first aider scheme for staff

Leighton hospital has introduced new mental health first aiders to help look after the health and wellbeing of staff.

A group of 17 staff at the South Cheshire hospital, run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have received training to support colleagues.

January 29, 2019
Boughey Distribution team raises £6,000 for Leighton neonatal unit

Boughey Distribution team raises £6,000 for Leighton neonatal unit

Workers from Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution have presented a cheque for £6,000 to Leighton Hospital’s Neonatal Unit.

Staff arranged fundraising activities throughout 2018 including more than 70 employees taking part in the Cholmondeley Castle Tough Mudder in September.

January 19, 2019
South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid  rise in cases

South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid rise in cases

Residents across Nantwich and Crewe are being reminded to have flu vaccines amid a rise in the number of cases in the area.

Latest reports by Public Health England show that flu, a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes, is now circulating in the community.

January 16, 2019
Agency staff increases Leighton Hospital pay by nearly £2 million

Agency staff increases Leighton Hospital pay by nearly £2 million

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The need for agency staff has contributed to Leighton Hospital bosses forking out almost £2 million more on pay than they expected so far this year.

Directors at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which also runs Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst in Winsford, were given the trust’s latest financial figures 2018-19 at a meeting this week.

January 9, 2019
Leighton Hospital ‘coped’ in early winter months, directors told

Leighton Hospital ‘coped’ in early winter months, directors told

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital’s A&E department has coped with the early winter months better in 2018-19 than last year.

Figures presented to the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board show 88% of patients were dealt with within the target four hours in November 2018.

January 8, 2019
Nantwich patient raise £4,000 for Breast Care Unit team

Nantwich patient raise £4,000 for Breast Care Unit team

A Nantwich patient cared for at Crewe’s Leighton Hospital this year, has handed over £4,000 to the Breast Care Unit team.

Barbara Burrows and her husband Nigel held an event at their home, hoping to raise around £1,000 for the unit.

December 18, 2018
Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Prostate cancer group raises £2,000 for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A prostate cancer group which offers support, awareness and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for Crewe and Nantwich men has raised almost £2,000 Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The money has been used to buy three specialised phlebotomy chairs, two for the Phlebotomy Service and one for the Imaging Department at Leighton Hospital.

December 3, 2018
Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

By Stephen Topping Leighton Hospital bosses have been unsuccessful in a bid for £1.4 million to help A&E run smoothly this winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wanted to tap into a £145 million pot of money announced by the Government in September to support A&E departments over the winter months.

November 30, 2018
Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Leighton pancreatic cancer group’s zip wire fundraiser

Members of Leighton Pancreatic Cancer Support group flew through the air at 100mph on the World’s Fastest Zip Line to take on the disease.

The team of patients, survivors, carers and specialist nurses, timed their challenge to coincide with World Pancreatic Cancer Day and raised over £2,500 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

November 29, 2018