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Maternity unit at Leighton Hospital earns UNICEF top rating

Maternity unit at Leighton Hospital earns UNICEF top rating

The maternity service at Leighton Hospital has been awarded a top rating by UNICEF and the World Health Organisation.

It follows a two-day assessment of the unit, and its neonatal and paediatric services.

May 29, 2015
Leighton Hospital maternity unit crowned best in UK

Leighton Hospital maternity unit crowned best in UK

Nantwich mums-to-be and their families have access to the best maternity care in the country.

Leighton Hospital’s maternity unit was named “Midwifery Service of the Year” at an annual awards.

March 5, 2015
Leighton Hospital earns “good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Leighton Hospital earns “good” rating from Care Quality Commission

Leighton Hospital’s trust has been rated as “good” in the latest Care Quality Commission findings.

The report on Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) was compiled after an inspection by the CQC in October 2014.

January 19, 2015
Leighton Hospital maternity unit in line for national award

Leighton Hospital maternity unit in line for national award

The maternity service at Leighton Hospital serving Crewe and Nantwich has been shortlisted for a national award.

The unit, managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), will compete against hospitals from Hampshire and Basildon for the Mothercare Maternity Service of the Year award.

January 2, 2015
Leighton Hospital trust appoints new chairman Dennis Dunn

Leighton Hospital trust appoints new chairman Dennis Dunn

A new chairman of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital, has been unveiled. Dennis Dunn MBE takes over from John Moran, who has retired.

April 7, 2014
Leighton Hospital restrictions extended to tackle winter bug rise

Leighton Hospital restrictions extended to tackle winter bug rise

Visiting restrictions at Leighton Hospital have been extended as the Norovirus winter bug spreads. Health chiefs are now restricting visiting on all adult wards at the South Cheshire hospital to prevent Norovirus cases among patients rising.

January 7, 2014
Leighton Hospital visiting clampdown as Norovirus spreads to patients

Leighton Hospital visiting clampdown as Norovirus spreads to patients

South Cheshire health chiefs are to restrict Leighton Hospital visiting amid a rise in patients suffering the Norovirus winter bug. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is appealing for visiting to wards to be kept to an “essential minimum”.

January 2, 2014
Volunteers buy new wheelchairs for Leigton Hospital patients

Volunteers buy new wheelchairs for Leigton Hospital patients

A volunteers group has been thanked for helping buy new wheelchairs for hospital patients. The Royal Voluntary Service has worked with Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) to bring in 40 new wheelchairs for visitors and patients at Leighton Hospital.

August 19, 2013
One in Eleven Appeal donors view Leighton Hospital neo-natal plans

One in Eleven Appeal donors view Leighton Hospital neo-natal plans

Fundraisers who helped pay for a new neonatal unit for Nantwich and Crewe families have seen plans for the project. Donors to the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s One in Eleven Appeal were invited to Leighton Hospital to view plans for the new unit.

August 8, 2013
Work starts on £23 million Leighton Hospital critical care revamp

Work starts on £23 million Leighton Hospital critical care revamp

Work has started on a new multi-million pound facility at Leighton Hospital. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust bosses say the £22.8 million project will provide new operating theatres and critical care unit.

March 7, 2013
Nantwich patients urged to nominate hospital staff for awards

Nantwich patients urged to nominate hospital staff for awards

Hospital staff who go the extra mile for patients can now be rewarded by those who have benefited. New “Patient Choice Awards” have been launched by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) as part of its annual ‘Celebration of Achievement’.

November 23, 2012
Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers have been thanked as part of a 40-year celebration. Volunteers from groups who work alongside Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff, attended the event.

November 12, 2012
Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

A remembrance service will take place next week to celebrate lives of children and babies born at Leighton Hospital. The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), is  at St Peter’s Church in Minshull Vernon on Saturday November 10 at 3pm.

November 2, 2012