Post Tagged with: "NHS"

The Cat FM to stage NHS event at Crewe Market Hall

The Cat FM to stage NHS event at Crewe Market Hall

South Cheshire radio station The Cat 107.9FM is staging a “Thank You to the NHS” event at Crewe Market Hall on Sunday October 3.

It will be held between 12 noon and 6.30pm as a thank-you for the all the work done by NHS staff during the pandemic.

October 1, 2021
Cheshire NHS vaccination staff “stress” leads to rise in sick days

Cheshire NHS vaccination staff “stress” leads to rise in sick days

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than half of all sick days taken in February by staff at the Cheshire NHS body leading the Covid-19 vaccination programme were down to stress, anxiety, or depression.

That’s according to the latest workforce report from NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which leads the vaccine roll-out in the county.

April 16, 2021
New Test and Trace Covid-19 pilot programme starts in Cheshire East

New Test and Trace Covid-19 pilot programme starts in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council and NHS Test and Trace have launched a new pilot scheme to help reach individuals who have tested positive for coronavirus sooner.

Known as ‘Local-0’ (zero), it aims to contact positive cases faster by bringing them into local teams at the start of the tracing journey when the case is entered into the national NHS Test and Trace system.

April 16, 2021
“Ultimate Book of Nantwich Town” raises £1,200 for charities

“Ultimate Book of Nantwich Town” raises £1,200 for charities

By Jack Beresford
Sales of the “The Ultimate Book of Nantwich Town FC” have raised a massive £1,200.

Proceeds from sales have now been donated to two charities supporting NHS and care staff who have worked throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

April 7, 2021
NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners say they will return to Leighton Hospital this week as Covid restrictions are eased.

Members of Crewe’s Trades Union Council say they will return to the hospital tomorrow (April 1) with a socially distanced campaign to raise awareness “for a real and meaningful pay settlement for all NHS staff”.

March 31, 2021
FEATURE: 5 tips for raising an NHS negligence complaint

FEATURE: 5 tips for raising an NHS negligence complaint

The NHS does an amazing job. The pandemic has highlighted this more than ever before. But sometimes it goes wrong.

If you’re ever in a position where you’ve been mistreated by a medical professional, you can raise an NHS negligence complaint to hold those responsible to account.

March 25, 2021
Two in five Cheshire NHS staff “felt ill” during pandemic

Two in five Cheshire NHS staff “felt ill” during pandemic

More than two in five Cheshire NHS staff felt ill due to work-related stress as the coronavirus pandemic took hold last year, according to a health service survey.

The annual NHS staff survey has revealed that 43% of Mid Cheshire Trust staff said they had felt unwell in the past 12 months as a result of work-related stress.

March 20, 2021
No one will be turned away from A&E, says Leighton Hospital chief

No one will be turned away from A&E, says Leighton Hospital chief

No one will be turned away from Leighton Hospital’s emergency department despite a new A&E appointment system, says one of its lead doctors.

People in Cheshire who need NHS care are now being urged to contact NHS 111 before they decide to walk into A&E.

December 5, 2020
READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

Dear Editor,
From December 1st local people will not be able to walk into the A&E at Leighton Hospital.

We have had this right for 72 years, since the NHS was established and now it is being taken away.

December 2, 2020
Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Cheshire East residents are being urged to download the new NHS test and trace app.

The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app was launched yesterday (September 24).

September 25, 2020
Leighton Hospital therapist hailed as latest NHS “Wonder Woman”

Leighton Hospital therapist hailed as latest NHS “Wonder Woman”

An occupational therapist at Leighton Hospital has featured in a series celebrating the diversity of women in health and social care research.

Dr Yeliz Prior, an Advanced Clinical Specialist at Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership, Rheumatology department at the Leighton Hospital, has been included in the NHS “Wonder Woman” films.

September 15, 2020
NHS Therapy Garden plans unveiled for Nantwich

NHS Therapy Garden plans unveiled for Nantwich

Allotment holders and NHS specialists have unveiled plans to develop and open a Nantwich Community Health and Therapy Garden.

The garden would be located at Brookfield Allotments in the town, and be used by health experts to prescribe to those with mental health symptoms.

September 10, 2020
NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

NHS workers pay protest planned for Nantwich town centre

Protesters are planning a demonstration in Nantwich town centre calling for better pay nurses and allied health care workers.

The protest on August 30 is being organised by the “United We Stand Divided We Fall” group which recently held demonstrations in Liverpool and other UK cities.

August 15, 2020