Post Tagged with: "Leighton Hospital"

Superheroes Picnic returns to Dorfold Park in Nantwich this weekend

Superheroes Picnic returns to Dorfold Park in Nantwich this weekend

Picturesque Dorfold Park in Nantwich will be the backdrop for a major event raising money for children’s charity The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Superheroes Picnic returns this Sunday June 17 after raising a staggering £12,000 for local causes last year including the hospice and Ray of Hope, which supports the maternity and neonatal wards at Leighton Hospital.

Nantwich to Leighton Hospital direct bus service to be scrapped

Nantwich to Leighton Hospital direct bus service to be scrapped

Bosses of D&G Buses are scrapping the only direct service between Nantwich and Leighton Hospital.
Angry customers say the move to end the no. 78 service will leave many facing much longer journey times, having to travel to Crewe Bus Station and then changing to get a second service to the hospital.

June 8, 2018 5 comments Environment, Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital to fund third CT scanner costing £1.5 million

Leighton Hospital to fund third CT scanner costing £1.5 million

By Stephen Topping
Leighton Hospital chiefs are set to spend £1.5 million on a third CT scanner as current capacity is “now exhausted”.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital serving Crewe and Nantwich, has approved the business case for the new scanner – which will be more advanced than the current two.

May 19, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

By Stephen Topping
More than a quarter of hospital staff in South Cheshire who took part in a survey said they experienced harassment, bullying or abuse last year.

Figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital, show that of 668 employees surveyed 168 said they had experienced harassment, bullying or abuse at work from patients, their relatives or members of the public.

May 16, 2018 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
1,400 South and Mid Cheshire women missed breast cancer screening

1,400 South and Mid Cheshire women missed breast cancer screening

By Stephen Topping
A nationwide fault meant 1,400 women from mid and south Cheshire were not sent invitations for routine breast cancer screening, it has emerged.

Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, announced last week that as many as 450,000 women aged 68 to 71 in England had not been sent invitations since 2009 – and up to 270 women may have died as a result.

May 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff create new cook book for dementia appeal

Leighton Hospital staff create new cook book for dementia appeal

Staff working for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have offered up their favourite recipes to create a fund-raising cook book.

Employees at Leighton Hospital and other trust centres hope it will boost the MCH Charity’s new £1.5m “Everybody Knows Somebody” Dementia Appeal.

Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses have a chance to be paid while they retrain following the return of an award-winning programme at South Cheshire’s Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set to launch its latest ‘Return to Practice programme’ in September 2018.

April 26, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Tracy Bullock

Leighton Hospital bosses look to double A&E capacity

By Stephen Topping
Hospital bosses could double Leighton’s A&E capacity for patients with the most serious injuries in order to meet growing demand.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wants to increase the number of majors cubicles at A&E from 10 to 18, 19 or 20.

April 18, 2018 5 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Thousands of Leighton Hospital A&E patients wait more than 4 hours, figures show

Thousands of Leighton Hospital A&E patients wait more than 4 hours, figures show

By Stephen Topping
Thousands of patients were left waiting to be seen for more than four hours at Leighton Hospital’s A&E this winter.

Figures released by the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board of directors show patients were left waiting for more than four hours on 4,931 occasions in December, January and February.

April 5, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital struggles to close gender pay gap, say trust bosses

Leighton Hospital struggles to close gender pay gap, say trust bosses

By Stephen Topping
Leighton Hospital could struggle to close the gender pay gap due to the number of female nurses they employ, trust bosses have claimed.

Tracy Bullock, chief executive of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, told board meeting directors there will be “disparity” between pay for men and women employed by the trust due to the number of women in lower-paid nursing roles.

April 4, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Nantwich PSA testing day to be held by Leighton Hospital prostate cancer group

Nantwich PSA testing day to be held by Leighton Hospital prostate cancer group

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group is to stage a PSA testing session for Nantwich men.

Nantwich Civic Hall will open from 9.30am until 12.30pm on Saturday April 14 for men to take part in PSA blood testing for early detection of prostate cancer.

March 27, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital praised over joint replacement surgery records

Leighton Hospital praised over joint replacement surgery records

South Cheshire’s Leighton Hospital has been recognised for the way it monitors and records joint replacement surgery.

The hospital, managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been named as a Quality Data Provider by the National Joint Registry (NJR).

March 25, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital bosses appeal to residents amid “under pressure” A&E

Leighton Hospital bosses appeal to residents amid “under pressure” A&E

Leighton Hospital bosses are appealing to residents with non-serious conditions to seek other services and relieve “under pressure” A&E department

Local NHS organisations have launched a drive to make sure Crewe and Nantwich residents know about services available if they fall ill or have an injury.

March 16, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News