Post Tagged with: "NHS"

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is joining the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own event on the health service’s 74th birthday on July 5.

The NHS Big Tea will celebrate the birthday and hail the NHS workforce while raising funds to provide extra support needed for staff, patients, and volunteers.

May 20, 2022
NHS reforms could impact rural Cheshire East residents

NHS reforms could impact rural Cheshire East residents

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
NHS and care reforms have sparked fears Cheshire East residents could lose out to those living in large towns and cities.

The Government says the Integrated Care Systems (ICS) being introduced across England will help the NHS and local councils work together to respond to health and care challenges.

May 3, 2022
FEATURE: 4 essentials to know for any medical negligence claim

FEATURE: 4 essentials to know for any medical negligence claim

Medical negligence is a mercifully rare scenario, but it is still the case that the NHS paid out over £1.6 billion in damages in 2020-21 alone.

It may be that you are approaching a negligence case regarding a personal experience, and want to know more about the process.

April 26, 2022
Health chiefs “sorry” after Covid jab patients queue for hours in Nantwich

Health chiefs “sorry” after Covid jab patients queue for hours in Nantwich

Health chiefs have apologised after a pop-up Covid jab clinic in Nantwich left scores of elderly and vulnerable patients out in the cold for hours.

The pop-up clinic on Tuesday at St Mary’s parish hall was so popular, NHS staff struggled to cope.

April 21, 2022
Public invited to Mid Cheshire Hospitals annual trust meeting

Public invited to Mid Cheshire Hospitals annual trust meeting

Members of the public are invited to find out more about local NHS services as part of an open meeting of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trust, which runs Leighton Hospital in Crewe, will be holding its Annual Members’ Meeting on Thursday November 4.

October 25, 2021
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