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NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS in Cheshire is urging people not to allow coronavirus (COVID-19) to stop them getting the care they need.

The plea, by Dr Katherine Butler (pictured), clinical lead for cancer at NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, comes as figures from NHS England show A&E attendances in England falling to their lowest on record.

June 1, 2020
Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff help develop vital NHS equipment

Reaseheath College staff have been making a difference to the working lives of frontline NHS staff in the region.

Lecturers at the Nantwich college have designed and produced attachments which make surgical face-masks more comfortable to wear.

May 4, 2020
Nantwich firm making NHS face shields “overwhelmed” by response

Nantwich firm making NHS face shields “overwhelmed” by response

A Nantwich firm which started making face shields for NHS frontline COVID-19 staff, has been “overwhelmed” by people wanting to help after the story featured on Nantwich News.

Staff at Gateway Electronic Components wanted to use their specialist 3D printers to construct shields for frontline staff in the local area.

May 1, 2020
Stunning painting of “Captain Tom” left in Nantwich town square

Stunning painting of “Captain Tom” left in Nantwich town square

This stunning painting of national hero “Captain Tom” was left on display in Nantwich town square today.

The painting is a tribute to the incredible 99-year-old who single-handedly raise millions of pounds for NHS charities.

April 23, 2020
Cheshire health chief’s message in Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Cheshire health chief’s message in Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

A Cheshire health chief has urged people to get checked sooner for symptoms of bowel cancer in a bid to tackle the country’s second biggest cancer killer.

Dr Mike Clark, Governing Body GP at NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, says someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer every 15 minutes.

April 21, 2020
Cheshire health chiefs “humbled” by public response to PPE shortage

Cheshire health chiefs “humbled” by public response to PPE shortage

NHS bosses across Cheshire say they have been “humbled” by the public response to providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline staff dealing with the COVID-19 virus.

They have been flooded with offers of help to supply or make gowns, gloves, visors and masks amid a shortage for hospital and care staff dealing with coronavirus patients.

April 19, 2020
COVID-19 drive through assessment area set up in Nantwich

COVID-19 drive through assessment area set up in Nantwich

Health chiefs have set up a COVID-19 drive through assessment area in Nantwich.

The area has been installed on the Nantwich Civic Hall car park near Church View Health Centre.

April 17, 2020
NHS worker dies of COVID-19 in Leighton Hospital, trust chiefs reveal

NHS worker dies of COVID-19 in Leighton Hospital, trust chiefs reveal

An NHS worker has died of the COVID-19 virus in Leighton Hospital, Mid Cheshire Hospitals chiefs have confirmed.

Brian Darlington, a long-serving porter with Mid Cheshire Hospitals, passed away after testing positive for Coronavirus.

April 16, 2020
Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

Nantwich firm appeals for 3D printers to make face shields for NHS workers

A Nantwich company has appealed for 3D printers so they can expand their production of face shields for NHS staff on the COVID-19 pandemic frontline.

Gateway Electronic Components, on Beam Heath Way, has have started 3D printing face shields to help in the crisis and is running machines 24 hours a day.

April 15, 2020
Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Group sews “scrubs” for Leighton Hospital staff helping COVID-19 patients

Local volunteers are making and sourcing scrubs for NHS staff in South Cheshire helping COVID-19 patients.

The group, coordinated by volunteers including Emma Dalzell, has set up a Facebook group with many helpers from Nantwich, Crewe and Middlewich who are sewing and making new scrubs.

April 10, 2020
Nantwich bars sign up to “Save Pub Life” campaign in face of pandemic

Nantwich bars sign up to “Save Pub Life” campaign in face of pandemic

A Nantwich pub boss has joined a “Save Pub Life” campaign as venues across the town battle to survive the pandemic lockdown.

Louise Bastow, director of The Cat, Firenze and Street on Welsh Row, has signed up to the initiative aimed at staying in touch with customers and offering incentives to return after the coronavirus crisis.

April 8, 2020
Nantwich girl receives “thank you” note from NHS worker

Nantwich girl receives “thank you” note from NHS worker

A young Nantwich girl who posted colourful pictures in her window to support NHS key workers, was amazed to receive a thank you note through the letterbox!

Eight-year-old Olivia Beckett-Webb wanted to show her support for NHS staff during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

April 3, 2020
Mystery Nantwich donor offers to pay for NHS staff ironing

Mystery Nantwich donor offers to pay for NHS staff ironing

A mystery donor from Nantwich has offered to pay for over-worked NHS staff to have their ironing done during the Coronavirus pandemic.

March 23, 2020