Post Tagged with: "NHS"

Wistaston family’s £120,000 fundraising bid for son’s life-saving treatment

Wistaston family’s £120,000 fundraising bid for son’s life-saving treatment

A Wistaston family has launched a bid to raise £120,000 to fund life-saving treatment for their son with a rare form of cancer.

Georgy Capener has been accepted by a specialist in Asia to undergo a stem cell transplant which cannot currently be funded by the NHS.

July 29, 2020
New COVID-19 “Outbreak Response Group” formed in Cheshire

New COVID-19 “Outbreak Response Group” formed in Cheshire

Leaders from across Cheshire have formed an “Outbreak Response Co-ordination Group” to combat the continuing threat from Covid-19.

It aims to provide an effective response across all four council areas with the police, NHS, and business leaders.

July 21, 2020
Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

Cheshire NHS urges people with long term cough to seek advice

The NHS in Cheshire is urging people to contact their doctor if they have had a cough for more than three weeks.

The plea was made by hospital respiratory teams, GPs and NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

July 18, 2020
Thousands across South Cheshire clap for NHS birthday

Thousands across South Cheshire clap for NHS birthday

Families and workers across South Cheshire joined in the national “clap for NHS” birthday celebration, writes Jonathan White.

People gathered outside their homes, on doorsteps and in front gardens at 5pm yesterday (July 5) for the national “pause for applause”.

July 6, 2020
Laura Arrowsmith

Leighton Hospital cleaner features in Rankin NHS birthday collection

A powerful portrait of a cleaner from Leighton Hospital who has served on the front line throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been captured by acclaimed photographer Rankin.

June 29, 2020
Cheshire doctor urges stroke victims to seek emergency care

Cheshire doctor urges stroke victims to seek emergency care

A leading Cheshire doctor has urged patients with signs of a stroke and their families that emergency care is still there for them, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

June 28, 2020
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