Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town stage festival to mark 150 years of Red Cross

Nantwich Town staged a Festival of Football to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross.

The event was supported by Nantwich Civic Hall and attended by Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Arthur Moran.

January 9, 2020
Leighton Hospital chiefs vow to change declining A&E performance

Leighton Hospital chiefs vow to change declining A&E performance

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Hospital bosses in South Cheshire are determined to get to grips with an increasing demand for A&E as performance continues to decline.

Leighton Hospital’s A&E department had 700 more admissions in November 2019 than the same month in 2018, board members at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust were told today (January 6).

January 6, 2020
Councils agree to new Sunday bus service to Leighton Hospital

Councils agree to new Sunday bus service to Leighton Hospital

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Two Cheshire councils have agreed to work together to support a Sunday bus service connecting mid Cheshire to Leighton Hospital and Crewe from next February.

December 20, 2019
Record numbers in Leighton Hospital Merry Mile Baby Appeal

Record numbers in Leighton Hospital Merry Mile Baby Appeal

A Merry Mile fundraiser to help build a baby bereavement suite at Leighton Hospital proved a runaway success.

More than 170 people including mums and babies and people in wheelchairs, turned out on a frosty morning to make their way round Queen’s Park, Crewe in support of the £100,000 Lost Little Ones’ appeal.

December 17, 2019
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