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Healthcare staff in Cheshire East quitting for pub and supermarket jobs

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Learning disability nurses, clinical support workers and care staff are quitting their jobs in Cheshire East because they can earn more working in supermarkets or in pubs.

And Cheshire East is now experiencing “real workforce pressures” in the healthcare sector, bosses told members of Cheshire East Council’s scrutiny committee.

September 8, 2021
Cheerbrook team raises £5,000 for local district nurses

Cheerbrook team raises £5,000 for local district nurses

Staff at popular Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook cooked up a treat for charity by raising £5,000.

The team embarked on a Snowdon trek and raised the staggering amount in aid of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and local District Nurses.

July 29, 2021
Farm shop staff tackle Snowdown challenge in memory of founder

Farm shop staff tackle Snowdown challenge in memory of founder

Staff at the popular Cheerbrook farm shop in Nantwich are tackling a Snowdon walk to raise money in memory of the shop’s founder who died last year.

Money raised will go to local district nurses at Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust, who supported Andrew Shufflebotham and his family throughout his illness last year.

June 25, 2021
St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

Nurses from St Luke’s Day Hospice are moving services online to support even more people in Cheshire.

With face-to-face appointments cancelled by Covid, Day Hospice nurses and complementary therapists are offering support to patients from diagnosis who are living with a life limiting illness, through new virtual services.

January 30, 2021
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
Community Nursing recruitment open day to be held

Community Nursing recruitment open day to be held

An open day is being held aimed at recruiting Community Nurses in South Cheshire.

The event is aimed at registered nurses or third year student nurses looking for a new opportunities.

January 15, 2020
Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

Nurse recruitment drive in Cheshire hires 40 new staff

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A much-needed recruitment drive for new nurses in Cheshire is beginning to bear fruit.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to have welcomed 40 nurses from India by the end of the year – more than double the number it previously expected to hire.

August 6, 2019
Mid Cheshire Hospitals to bring in 20 new nurses from abroad

Mid Cheshire Hospitals to bring in 20 new nurses from abroad

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Hospital bosses in South Cheshire hope to have more than 20 new nurses recruited from abroad by October to help meet demand and cut costs.

Directors at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – which runs Leighton Hospital in Crewe – gave the go-ahead to work with an international nursing recruitment agency for around £425,000 at March’s board meeting.

June 4, 2019
Mid Cheshire Hospital trust chiefs launch new recruitment drive abroad

Mid Cheshire Hospital trust chiefs launch new recruitment drive abroad

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital bosses hope a fresh drive to hire nurses from abroad will help cut spending on agency staff.

Directors at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust gave their backing for plans to embark on an international recruitment programme.

March 6, 2019
South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

By Stephen Topping
Nurses and therapists are being praised after caring for thousands of housebound patients out of hospital in the first year of a new scheme.

The advanced community practitioner (ACP) rapid response service has been run as an alternative to hospital admission across mid and south Cheshire since October 2017, following a trial in Crewe last summer.

October 8, 2018
Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Fundraisers provide Leighton Hospital district nurses with new equipment

Big-hearted Leighton Hospital fundraisers have helped buy vital new equipment for a group of district nurses.

MCH Charity has bought 14 advanced quality stethoscopes and 18 specialised kit bags for the Eagle Bridge Community Nursing Team, part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP).

July 24, 2018
Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses can re-train as part of Leighton Hospital scheme

Former nurses have a chance to be paid while they retrain following the return of an award-winning programme at South Cheshire’s Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set to launch its latest ‘Return to Practice programme’ in September 2018.

April 26, 2018
Leighton Hospital successful in recruiting locally, say Trust bosses

Leighton Hospital successful in recruiting locally, say Trust bosses

Trust bosses who run Leighton Hospital say their efforts to recruit staff locally to replace EU workers leaving, has been a success.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust (MCHFT) say use of social media and the ‘Return to Practice’ scheme is having a positive impact.

October 18, 2017