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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
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
Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital’s trust chairman Dennis Dunn has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.

Mr Dunn has been chairman at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2014.

January 31, 2016
Leighton Hospital visiting restrictions lifted

Leighton Hospital visiting restrictions lifted

Temporary visiting restrictions on all adult wards at Leighton Hospital have been lifted.

The restrictions were imposed to stop an outbreak of winter norovirus among patients and staff.

February 18, 2015
Leighton Hospital unveils new entrance for patients and visitors

Leighton Hospital unveils new entrance for patients and visitors

Patients visiting Leighton Hospital will be using a new main entrance.

Major refurbishment works have been completed on the former entrance canopy replaced by a glass-fronted façade, which now includes an 80-seater Café Express for patients, visitors and staff.

September 25, 2014
Main Leighton Hospital visitors car park to close for 6 weeks

Main Leighton Hospital visitors car park to close for 6 weeks

Visitors to Leighton Hospital are being warned of disruption as the main car park is to close down for six weeks.

The closure is to allow for refurbishment of the car park off Smithy Lane, says Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

July 23, 2014
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham tours Leighton Hospital A&E

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham toured Leighton Hospital’s emergency department before a major A&E Summit in Westminster. Mr Burnham looked around the department which serves thousands of Nantwich and Crewe residents.

May 31, 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
New Glaucoma support group launches in South Cheshire

New Glaucoma support group launches in South Cheshire

People suffering Glaucoma in Nantwich and Crewe are being invited to join a new support group. Glaucoma care staff at Leighton Hospital are holding the group’s first session with the International Glaucoma Association (IGA), on Monday March 18.

February 23, 2013
Leighton Hospital teams raise £3,700 for Macmillan Cancer

Leighton Hospital teams raise £3,700 for Macmillan Cancer

Staff and visitors to Leighton Hospital helped raise more than £3,700 during Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The Macmillan Cancer Unit at the hospital in Crewe raised £3,312 through donations in exchange for slices of home-made cake.

October 16, 2012
Leighton Hospital patients welcome new eCards service

Leighton Hospital patients welcome new eCards service

Relatives and friends can now send ‘Get Well Soon’ e-messages to patients at Leighton Hospital thanks to a new service. The eCard service, being trialled by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), allows people to send personal messages to loved ones in hospital when they may not be able to visit in person.

August 17, 2012
Leighton Hospital patients hit by Norovirus bug

Leighton Hospital patients hit by Norovirus bug

A virus sweeping through patients at Leighton Hospital has forced health chiefs to impose visiting restrictions. Nantwich families are being warned to stay away as the Norovirus vomiting and diarrhoea bug spreads.

June 14, 2012
Patient boost as Leighton Hospital made Major Trauma Unit

Patient boost as Leighton Hospital made Major Trauma Unit

Nantwich hospital patients will have access to improved emergency care at Leighton Hospital after the trust was awarded the status of Major Trauma Receiving Unit. University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UHNS) has been designated as the area’s local Major Trauma Centre, and will be supported by Leighton Hospital as a Major Trauma Unit.

May 9, 2012