Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Theodore William Gill Cup raises money for baby bereavement suite

Theodore William Gill Cup raises money for baby bereavement suite

By Jonathan White
The 2nd annual Theodore William Gill Cup charity football match in Nantwich has helped raise funds in memory of a baby who died.

The event, organised by parents Greg Gill and Charlotte Wilson in memory of baby Theodore who was born sleeping in April last year, raised more than £1,000.

May 29, 2024
Nantwich councillors urge residents to back Leighton Hospital bus

Nantwich councillors urge residents to back Leighton Hospital bus

Community leaders are calling on Nantwich residents to back plans to reintroduce a direct bus service between the town and Leighton Hospital.

Cheshire East proposals include restructuring the existing 70, 72 and 73 bus services between Nantwich, Wrenbury and Audlem, and cutting sections to make possible a new direct link to Leighton Hospital.

May 22, 2024
Rural Nantwich bus services face cuts under new CEC plans

Rural Nantwich bus services face cuts under new CEC plans

Rural bus services around Nantwich could be cut under new plans unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

But a direct service from the town to Leighton Hospital looks set to be reinstated if the proposals go ahead.

May 8, 2024
July completion date for highways scheme around Leighton Hospital

July completion date for highways scheme around Leighton Hospital

The completion of the long-running and often criticised road infrastructure works around Leighton Hospital will not be finished until at least July.

Cheshire East Council confirmed today that the North West Crewe Package highways scheme is in the final stages of works.

May 3, 2024
Leighton Hospital “Frailty Unit” marks one-year milestone

Leighton Hospital “Frailty Unit” marks one-year milestone

Leighton Hospital’s Frail Elderly Assessment Unit (FEAU) has celebrated its first year since opening, marking a significant milestone for the teams involved.

The unit opened in April 2023 and is focussed on preventing hospital admission by supporting local communities’ most vulnerable patients to get better.

May 2, 2024
Leighton Hospital worker shows moves as Strictly-style dance competitor

Leighton Hospital worker shows moves as Strictly-style dance competitor

A Leighton Hospital worker is set to show off her moves in a glitzy Strictly-style dance competition before celebrity judges in Blackpool.

Single mum-of-two Charlotte Pemberton, who works as a Cardiac Physiologist, is through to the finals of Dance Floor Heroes Live 2024.

April 30, 2024
Review bus route from Nantwich to Leighton Hospital, councillor urges

Review bus route from Nantwich to Leighton Hospital, councillor urges

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council must ensure bus routes are provided to Leighton Hospitals when it reviews the services it supports, councillors have said.

The council currently spends £2.5 million a year supporting bus services which are not commercially viable but are deemed important and socially necessary.

April 10, 2024
LETTER: Flowers Lane traffic lights near Leighton Hospital

LETTER: Flowers Lane traffic lights near Leighton Hospital

Dear Editor,
I managed to get some action following a complaint from a resident.

I wrote to Cheshire East Highways: “Flowers Lane, near Leighton Hospital is now closed, so could the traffic light for Flowers Lane be turned off to help traffic flow? Cars are taking ages to get through.”

March 27, 2024
Nantwich runners donate Easter eggs to local community

Nantwich runners donate Easter eggs to local community

By Jonathan White
Big-hearted members of Nantwich Running Club have donated Easter eggs to the local community.

The Easter eggs have been given to local charity ‘Chance Changing Lives’ and to the children’s ward at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

March 25, 2024
New Leighton Hospital campus takes big step forward

New Leighton Hospital campus takes big step forward

Leighton Hospital bosses have bought land next to the existing site in their next step to developing a major new hospital campus.

The areas of land, which surrounds the current hospital, will become part of the new Leighton site (pictured).

March 13, 2024
New “end of life” £100,000 appeal launched at Leighton Hospital

New “end of life” £100,000 appeal launched at Leighton Hospital

A new appeal to raise £100,000 has been launched by Leighton Hospital’s Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.

The charity wants to raise funds to provide additional comforts and create better environments for patients coming to the end of their lives and for their loved ones.

February 19, 2024
‘Exceptional’ Leighton Hospital nurse scoops prestigious award

‘Exceptional’ Leighton Hospital nurse scoops prestigious award

A Leighton Hospital nurse has received a prestigious award for her ‘exceptional’ work to help patients with diabetes.

Tracey Molyneux claimed the title of Advanced Clinical Practitioner of the Year for Cheshire and Merseyside.

February 16, 2024
Leighton Hospital submits plans for new Ward 26 operating theatre

Leighton Hospital submits plans for new Ward 26 operating theatre

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses have applied to Cheshire East Council for permission to extend ward 26 at the maternity department and build a modular operating theatre.

Ward 26 is the main birthing facility at the Crewe hospital and the department has been in its current location for about 40 years.

February 6, 2024