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Leighton Hospital cancer unit earns Christie “mark of approval”

Leighton Hospital cancer unit earns Christie “mark of approval”

Leighton Hospital has received a “mark of approval” for treating patients with cancer.

The Macmillan Cancer Unit at the Crewe hospital run by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has become the 10th in the North to be awarded The Christie *Quality Mark.

April 16, 2019
NHS Trust appoints new chief executive for Leighton Hospital

NHS Trust appoints new chief executive for Leighton Hospital

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed James Sumner as its new chief executive.

Mr Sumner has more than 20 years of experience in the NHS and is currently chief accountable officer at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

April 9, 2019
Mid Cheshire Hospital trust chiefs launch new recruitment drive abroad

Mid Cheshire Hospital trust chiefs launch new recruitment drive abroad

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses hope a fresh drive to hire nurses from abroad will help cut spending on agency staff.

Directors at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust gave their backing for plans to embark on an international recruitment programme.

March 6, 2019
Second senior officer to leave Leighton Hospital

Second senior officer to leave Leighton Hospital

By Stephen Topping
A second senior officer is to leave Leighton Hospital to take a role at Royal Stoke this year.

Mark Oldham, director of finance and strategic planning at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is due to become chief finance officer at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.

March 5, 2019
Leighton doctor to run London Marathon in memory of suicide dad

Leighton doctor to run London Marathon in memory of suicide dad

A doctor at Leighton Hospital is to take on the London Marathon to raise money in her dad’s memory.

Katy Sutcliffe, who lives in Nantwich, was devastated after her father Andy committed suicide in 2015, aged just 51.

February 28, 2019
Leighton Hospital to host annual NHS Careers Fair

Leighton Hospital to host annual NHS Careers Fair

Leighton Hospital is to host its annual NHS Careers Fair on Wednesday March 6.

The fair, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is a free event open to students from Year 9 upwards as well as adults, who would like to find out more about job opportunities in NHS organisations.

February 27, 2019
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