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New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

New Leighton Hospital unit opens to boost patient experience

A new purpose-built unit at Leighton Hospital is helping improve patient experience and reduce hospital admissions.

The Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit (SACU) and Planned Intervention Unit (PIU), managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have been tailored to patients’ needs and avoid unnecessary admission to an inpatient bed.

June 8, 2021
Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital celebrates 40,000 Covid vaccine milestone

Leighton Hospital teams are celebrating after reaching the milestone of administering 40,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Its vaccination centre opened on December 29 with the aim to vaccinate 7,000 people, including frontline healthcare workers and priority groups.

May 13, 2021
NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners say they will return to Leighton Hospital this week as Covid restrictions are eased.

Members of Crewe’s Trades Union Council say they will return to the hospital tomorrow (April 1) with a socially distanced campaign to raise awareness “for a real and meaningful pay settlement for all NHS staff”.

March 31, 2021
Number of Covid-19 patients in Leighton Hospital continues to fall

Number of Covid-19 patients in Leighton Hospital continues to fall

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
The number of Covid-19 patients in Cheshire’s hospitals continues to fall, according to the latest NHS England data.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust was caring for 44 coronavirus patients in Leighton Hospital as of Tuesday (March 9).

March 13, 2021
New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

A married couple from Nantwich has thanked a specialist hospital team for helping them quit cigarettes – after more than 100 years of smoking between them!

Maureen Gooder, 69, started smoking at 19 and has spent the last 50 years, regularly smoking 17 cigarettes a day.

March 10, 2021
Baby-loss charity CRADLE launches at Leighton Hospital

Baby-loss charity CRADLE launches at Leighton Hospital

Leighton Hospital has received pregnancy loss comfort bags to support bereaved local parents.

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust facility in Crewe has received the self-care packages from the national baby-loss charity CRADLE.

March 1, 2021
Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

Parish council donates “thank you” bench to South Cheshire NHS workers

A South Cheshire parish council has added a splash of colour to Leighton Hospital entrance after donating a rainbow bench.

Minshull Vernon & District Parish Council commissioned the bench to be displayed as a way of saying “thank you” to local NHS staff and key workers for their work during the coronavirus pandemic.

February 17, 2021
Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work starts on Leighton Hospital’s new £15m Emergency Department

Work is now underway on a new multi-million pound project to expand Leighton Hospital’s Emergency Department.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, received government funding last year to reconfigure and expand emergency care services.

February 12, 2021
Nantwich Covid survivor raises £1,200 for staff who “saved her life”

Nantwich Covid survivor raises £1,200 for staff who “saved her life”

An 80-year-old coronavirus survivor from Nantwich has raised more than £1,200 for the hospital that ‘saved her life’.

Gill Bennett was admitted to Crewe’s Leighton Hospital after her temperature soared to 40 degrees.

February 4, 2021
Leighton Hospital emergency department set for expansion

Leighton Hospital emergency department set for expansion

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital’s emergency department could soon expand by more than 4,000 square metres.

Health chiefs have submitted a planning application to add a two-storey modular extension to the site’s accident and emergency department, which will be installed in the car park.

February 1, 2021
No one will be turned away from A&E, says Leighton Hospital chief

No one will be turned away from A&E, says Leighton Hospital chief

No one will be turned away from Leighton Hospital’s emergency department despite a new A&E appointment system, says one of its lead doctors.

People in Cheshire who need NHS care are now being urged to contact NHS 111 before they decide to walk into A&E.

December 5, 2020
READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

Dear Editor,
From December 1st local people will not be able to walk into the A&E at Leighton Hospital.

We have had this right for 72 years, since the NHS was established and now it is being taken away.

December 2, 2020
Councillors give green light for 850-home masterplan near Leighton Hospital

Councillors give green light for 850-home masterplan near Leighton Hospital

Councillors have granted outline permission for an 850-home development close to Leighton Hospital on the outskirts of Crewe.

The scheme forms part of Cheshire East Council’s wider North West Crewe Package and a £36.5 million investment in the area’s highways and infrastructure.

November 29, 2020