Post Tagged with: "NHS"

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
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