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Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

A Remembrance Service will be taking place at Leighton Hospital to celebrate the lives of local children and babies who have died.

The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will be held at 3pm on Saturday November 10 at St Peter’s Church, Minshull Vernon.

November 1, 2018
Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs in South Cheshire are urging people to get vaccinated against flu this winter.

Flu is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications in those with underlying health problems.

October 29, 2018
Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Bosses at Leighton Hospital have unveiled a plaque to celebrate the founder and chairman of its prostate cancer support group.

Gary Steele MBE was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 and went on to found the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group in 2000.

October 18, 2018
Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

A South Cheshire man has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan Chemotherapy Suite at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Roy Price, from Crewe, made the self-funded trip to Tanzania to climb the highest mountain in Africa in September this year.

October 15, 2018
South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

By Stephen Topping
Nurses and therapists are being praised after caring for thousands of housebound patients out of hospital in the first year of a new scheme.

The advanced community practitioner (ACP) rapid response service has been run as an alternative to hospital admission across mid and south Cheshire since October 2017, following a trial in Crewe last summer.

October 8, 2018
Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

Leighton Hospital chiefs lose out on £2 million after missing A&E targets

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses are missing out on more than £2 million of funding after A&E demand soared to record-breaking levels over the past year.

Fresh figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust show Leighton Hospital has failed to meet the national four-hour waiting time target for A&E every month from September 2017 to August 2018.

October 4, 2018
Leighton Hospital trust earns “Good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Leighton Hospital trust earns “Good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “Good” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following inspections of its services and leadership.

It’s the second consecutive time the Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has received the rating.

September 30, 2018
Timber firm TFC donates train to Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre

Timber firm TFC donates train to Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre

Timber firm TFC has helped Leighton Hospital Children’s Centre stay on track – by donating this amazing Timber Train!

TFC Supplies Ltd donated the train for the outside play area at the hospital, following its recent £1.1m refurbishment of the children’s ward.

August 13, 2018
South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers Stuart and Alan Mackay walked from Edinburgh to Leighton Hospital to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal.

Stuart and Alan, both from Crewe, have been long distance walking for four years.

August 11, 2018
South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

By Jonathan White
Charity pals Roy Price and Ian Jones are set to push their fund-raising wheelbarrow up Snowdon!

Roy, 51, and Ian, 46, both from Crewe, pushed their 100kg wheelbarrow to a staggering £2,700 when they walked 14-mile from Crewe to Nantwich and back.

August 8, 2018
18-week wait for treatment at Leighton Hospital quadruples

18-week wait for treatment at Leighton Hospital quadruples

By Stephen Topping
The number of patients waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment at Leighton Hospital or Victoria Infirmary has almost quadrupled in 12 months.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which owns and runs both sites, has revealed that 1,011 patients were waiting longer than 18 weeks for treatment following referrals to its hospitals in June 2018 – compared to just 271 in June 201

August 8, 2018
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

By Stephen Topping
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital patients are still failing to be seen within four hours at A&E as it deals with more people than last summer.

Figures shown at a Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board meeting revealed patients waited to be seen at A&E on 1,473 occasions in June – compared to 437 times in the same month last year.

August 7, 2018
Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Big-hearted Leighton Hospital fundraisers have helped buy vital new equipment for a group of district nurses.

MCH Charity has bought 14 advanced quality stethoscopes and 18 specialised kit bags for the Eagle Bridge Community Nursing Team, part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP).

July 24, 2018