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The League of Friends of Leighton Hospital closes after 50 years

The League of Friends of Leighton Hospital closes after 50 years

A charity group which has raised vital hospital funds in South Cheshire for half a century is to close down.

The League of Friends of Leighton Hospital will come to an end as it marks its 50th anniversary year at the hospital.

July 3, 2023
Leighton Hospital trust bosses win pastoral care award

Leighton Hospital trust bosses win pastoral care award

Mid Cheshire Hospitals which runs Leighton Hospital has won a Pastoral Care Quality Award for international recruitment.

It was rewarded for its best-practice pastoral support in international recruitment.

June 29, 2023
NHS staff in Crewe and Nantwich shortlisted for awards

NHS staff in Crewe and Nantwich shortlisted for awards

NHS staff from Crewe and Nantwich have been shortlisted for the NHS Parliamentary Awards.

The awards recognise outstanding contribution of staff and volunteers working in the health service.

June 22, 2023
Leighton Hospital to be fully redeveloped, Government confirms

Leighton Hospital to be fully redeveloped, Government confirms

Leighton Hospital is to be fully redeveloped at a cost of hundreds of millions of pounds, the Government has announced.

The South Cheshire hospital is one of a number which will be part of the £20 Billion hospital building programme.

May 25, 2023
New End of Life Care “Education Hub” opens at Leighton Hospital

New End of Life Care “Education Hub” opens at Leighton Hospital

A new End of Life Care Education Hub has opened in South Cheshire offering training and support for anyone involved in end of life care.

Award winning charity EOLP has moved to new premises by Leighton Hospital after demand for education services outgrew their old facilities.

May 24, 2023
Leighton Hospital bosses submit plans to extend urology ward

Leighton Hospital bosses submit plans to extend urology ward

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans have been submitted to extend the existing urology ward at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has applied to Cheshire East for permission for a two-storey modular build extension and associated relocated car park access.

April 27, 2023
Carolyn Wilkins appointed new chair at Mid Cheshire Hospitals

Carolyn Wilkins appointed new chair at Mid Cheshire Hospitals

Professor Carolyn Wilkins OBE has been appointed Chair of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital.

It follows an assessment and interview process in March 2023.

April 25, 2023
Leighton Hospital baby bereavement suite to be open in summer

Leighton Hospital baby bereavement suite to be open in summer

A purpose-built baby bereavement suite being built at Leighton Hospital is set for completion this summer.

The suite, at the hospital’s maternity unit, will provide private space for bereaved parents to spend time with their baby and family, away from the labour ward.

April 17, 2023
A530 Middlewich Road set for further 9-week closure

A530 Middlewich Road set for further 9-week closure

The busy A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich is set for a further nine-week closure from April 18.

Drivers are being warned to find alternative routes with the closure at the junction with Flowers Lane to allow construction on to the new roundabout.

April 13, 2023
Hospitals Trust chairman Dennis Dunn is new High Sheriff of Cheshire

Hospitals Trust chairman Dennis Dunn is new High Sheriff of Cheshire

The Chairman of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which runs Leighton Hospital is to be the new High Sheriff of Cheshire for 2023-24.

Dennis Dunn will be installed as High Sheriff in a ceremony at the University of Chester on April 14.

April 13, 2023
Vital bus routes in South Cheshire could be axed under new Arriva plans

Vital bus routes in South Cheshire could be axed under new Arriva plans

Vital bus routes such as Nantwich to Chester and Shavington to Leighton Hospital could be axed for good under new plans by Arriva North West.

The company has announced that it is consulting with affected employees on a proposal to close its Winsford and Macclesfield depots.

February 28, 2023
Leighton Hospital (top of pic) and new layout of A530

A530 Middlewich Road to reopen Saturday February 18

The A530 Middlewich Road between Leighton Hospital and Pyms Lane will finally reopen to motorists on Saturday February 18.

Cheshire East Council has now confirmed the first phase of the North West Crewe Package works on the A530 between Pyms Lane and Smithy Lane is complete.

February 15, 2023
A530 on track to re-open next week, says Cheshire East

A530 on track to re-open next week, says Cheshire East

The A530 Middlewich Road is set to re-open next week, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The key road has been closed since May last year between Pyms Lane and Leighton Hospital as part of the North West Crewe Package (NWCP) scheme.

February 13, 2023