Post Tagged with: "NHS"

Cheshire health leaders call for public views on CCG merger plans

Cheshire health leaders call for public views on CCG merger plans

Health leaders in Cheshire want people to air their views on plans to merge four Clinical Commissioning Groups into one.

The proposals aim to improve how CCGs work in buying health services available to people across the county, and to make the best use of money available to the local NHS.

June 6, 2019
Almost 10,000 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in South Cheshire

Almost 10,000 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in South Cheshire

Almost 10,000 people in South Cheshire were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year, health chiefs have revealed.

Now doctors are urging people to make urgent lifestyle changes or face risking life-threatening health problems.

April 5, 2019
Council and NHS bid to improve SEN services in Cheshire East

Council and NHS bid to improve SEN services in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Work is under way to improve services for youngsters with special educational needs (SEN) in Cheshire East following a damning inspection last year.

Cheshire East Council and local NHS providers were criticised following a joint inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Ofsted last March – with inspectors hitting out at ‘serious weaknesses’ in provision.

March 27, 2019
Leighton Hospital to host annual NHS Careers Fair

Leighton Hospital to host annual NHS Careers Fair

Leighton Hospital is to host its annual NHS Careers Fair on Wednesday March 6.

The fair, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is a free event open to students from Year 9 upwards as well as adults, who would like to find out more about job opportunities in NHS organisations.

February 27, 2019
NHS users in Crewe and Nantwich urged to nominate for Public Choice Awards

NHS users in Crewe and Nantwich urged to nominate for Public Choice Awards

People in Crewe and Nantwich can recognise local NHS staff for going the extra mile by nominating in the Public Choice Award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is urging those who have benefited from the kindness of its staff to put them forward as part of the Trust’s annual Celebration of Achievement Awards.

February 11, 2019
New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

New home care service launched in South Cheshire by Guinness Care

A new flexible care at home service has been launched by Guinness Care in South Cheshire at an event in Crewe Hall.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith was among those at the launch where she met care workers delivering the service, as well as local charities and NHS workers.

November 20, 2018
Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfields in Nantwich earns top marks for NHS Self Care work

Highfelds School in Nantwich has earned top marks for helping to raise awareness of NHS Self Care options among local families.

It is the first school in Nantwich town centre to achieve a Bronze Self Care Award from the NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

November 19, 2018
South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018
Motherwell Cheshire launches new infant loss support service

Motherwell Cheshire launches new infant loss support service

A South Cheshire charity which supports mums with mental health problems, has launched a new service to help those coping with the loss of a child.

The idea came from Motherwell Cheshire founder Kate Blakemore, after she suffered the trauma of a miscarriage earlier this year.

August 22, 2018
Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of registered GP patients in South Cheshire still do not have access to out of hours appointments, latest figures revealed today.

Only 13% of the 185,538 patients registered in the South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group area have full out of hours provision, according to data compiled by the BBC and shared with Nantwich News.

July 30, 2018
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
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
£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