Post Tagged with: "NHS"

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith backs breast cancer fair at Parliament

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith backs breast cancer fair at Parliament

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith joined the search for new life-saving breast cancer treatments at a research fair in Parliament.

The fair, hosted by UK charity Breast Cancer Now, was an opportunity to meet scientists behind cutting-edge research.

July 12, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich couple’s new-born son is NHS first for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich couple’s new-born son is NHS first for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich parents Sally and Rob Capener enjoyed a double celebration after the birth of their son.

For Logan was the first to be born at Leighton Hospital on the day the nation celebrated the NHS’ 70th birthday!

July 11, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council chiefs have approved a £6 million care fund earmarked for proposals – but maintaining sustainability of the schemes remains an “ongoing challenge”.

Nine schemes will benefit from the improved better care fund, which was passed by Cheshire East Council’s cabinet.

June 15, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

More than 25% Leighton Hospital staff abused, bullied or harassed at work

By Stephen Topping
More than a quarter of hospital staff in South Cheshire who took part in a survey said they experienced harassment, bullying or abuse last year.

Figures released by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital, show that of 668 employees surveyed 168 said they had experienced harassment, bullying or abuse at work from patients, their relatives or members of the public.

May 16, 2018 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
NHS South Cheshire CCG faces ‘massive challenge’ to reduce £5 million deficit

NHS South Cheshire CCG faces ‘massive challenge’ to reduce £5 million deficit

By Stephen Topping
NHS South Cheshire clinical commissioning group (CCG) faces a ‘massive challenge’ to reduce their £4.9 million overall forecast deficit – and ‘sufficient plans’ are yet to be put in place.

Health chiefs discussed a finance report, as well as the draft financial plan for 2018-19, during a governing body meeting for NHS South Cheshire CCG and NHS Vale Royal CCG at Bevan House in Nantwich.

April 6, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
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 2 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Hearing Centre celebrates third anniversary with expansion plans

Nantwich Hearing Centre celebrates third anniversary with expansion plans

A Nantwich couple who run the Nantwich Hearing Centre have been fine-tuning their business thanks to a £15,000 makeover.

Now Helen and Alan Jackson plan to expand by helping those waiting months for treatment on the NHS.

February 1, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust top performer in UK, new study shows

Leighton Hospital is one of the top performing in the country, according to a new online tracker.

The BBC’s NHS Tracker ranks Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust number one out of 131 trusts for the percentage of people who receive planned hospital care within the national waiting time target.

October 26, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

The number of EU staff quitting the NHS trust in South Cheshire is on the rise, latest figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which runs Leighton Hospital, is among just 29 trusts in the country that have seen both a rise in EU staff leaving and a fall in EU staff joining.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

NHS trust staff who run Leighton Hospital have earned a national health and safety award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)achieved gold in this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health advice for Easter weekend in South Cheshire

Health bosses at NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group have reassured people who fall ill over Easter they can still access help.

Opening hours for GP practices and pharmacies will be different over the long Easter weekend, with many closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

April 12, 2017 0 comments Health, News
Richard Moxon (right) and Peter Lewis

Wybunbury IT worker jailed over corrupt NHS payments

A Wybunbury IT specialist has been jailed for 14 months for his part in a scandal over corrupt NHS contract payments.

Richard Moxon, 41, admitted one count of making corrupt payments worth £80,000 to Peter Lewis in exchange for a lucrative £950,000 IT contract.