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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
NHS careers fair to be staged at Leighton Hospital by MCHFT

NHS careers fair to be staged at Leighton Hospital by MCHFT

People interested in working for the NHS are being invited to attend a careers event at Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is hosting its annual careers fair on Wednesday March 7.

February 26, 2018
Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

Cancer charity runs free pamper sessions for South Cheshire patients

An international cancer support charity has launched its 99th workshop at Leighton Hospital in South Cheshire.

Look Good Feel Better, which provides practical support for people struggling with the visible effects of cancer treatment, is offering free pamper sessions to local cancer patients.

February 19, 2018
Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018
Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Health chiefs running Leighton Hospital say £25 million of medical claim payouts should not be seen as “an indicator of the overall quality of care”.

We revealed earlier this week how Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has had to pay out millions of pounds in the last five years.

January 20, 2018
£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

Hospital chiefs in South Cheshire have paid out more than £25 million in medical compensation claims in the past five years, latest figures show.

The eye-watering statistics were unveiled today as the rising number of historical compensation claims is putting a dent in hospital trust budgets across the UK.

January 17, 2018
Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Dementia tea dances raises funds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

A Dementia Friendly Christmas Tea Dance helped raise hundreds of pounds for Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity at Leighton Hospital.

It was organised by Dementia Action Alliance at Beechmere in Crewe and refreshments were donated by Tesco Extra in Crewe.

December 31, 2017