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Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Parking charges for most patients and visitors to Leighton Hospital will be reinstated this Saturday August 1 following their temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 28, 2020
Virtual consultations allow South Cheshire patients to rehab during lockdown

Virtual consultations allow South Cheshire patients to rehab during lockdown

A physiotherapy team in Cheshire has helped more than 3,000 patients to continue with rehabilitation during lockdown.

The Clinical Specialist Physiotherapy team at Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) has been using video calling software, telephone and online courses to continue seeing and treating patients.

July 26, 2020
Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Leighton Hospital patients play key role in COVID-19 research

Patients at Leighton Hospital who have been treated for COVID-19 are playing a vital role in research into the virus.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is involved in five national and international research studies looking into COVID-19 treatments.

May 20, 2020
Ambulance service to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients

Ambulance service to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients

By Stephen Topping
An ambulance service has been handed extra funding to provide non-emergency transport for South Cheshire patients – less than a year after it agreed to end its original contract.

South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group will be one of six in Cheshire, Warrington and the Wirral to benefit after a new five-year contract to West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS), which begins on April 1.

February 4, 2019
Leighton Hospital ‘coped’ in early winter months, directors told

Leighton Hospital ‘coped’ in early winter months, directors told

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leighton Hospital’s A&E department has coped with the early winter months better in 2018-19 than last year.

Figures presented to the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board show 88% of patients were dealt with within the target four hours in November 2018.

January 8, 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
Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

Survey shows Kiltearn GP surgery in Nantwich worst rated among patients

By Stephen Topping
South Cheshire’s best and worst GP surgeries, as rated by patients, have been revealed – and Kiltearn Medical Centre in Nantwich comes bottom of the class.

Patients in England were sent questionnaires to take part in the GP Patient Survey between January and March.

August 23, 2018
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

By Stephen Topping
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital patients are still failing to be seen within four hours at A&E as it deals with more people than last summer.

Figures shown at a Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board meeting revealed patients waited to be seen at A&E on 1,473 occasions in June – compared to 437 times in the same month last year.

August 7, 2018
Thousands of Leighton Hospital A&E patients wait more than 4 hours, figures show

Thousands of Leighton Hospital A&E patients wait more than 4 hours, figures show

By Stephen Topping
Thousands of patients were left waiting to be seen for more than four hours at Leighton Hospital’s A&E this winter.

Figures released by the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board of directors show patients were left waiting for more than four hours on 4,931 occasions in December, January and February.

April 5, 2018
Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017
Leighton Hospital new-look children’s ward unveiled

Leighton Hospital new-look children’s ward unveiled

Young Crewe and Nantwich patients at Leighton Hospital are benefiting from a more colourful stay following a £1.1m refurbishment.

The hospital’s Paediatric Assessment Unit, Ward 16, has been transformed in a year-long project, which is part of a wider plan to refurbish all of the hospital’s wards.

July 13, 2017
More than 150 patients hit by doctors strike at Leighton Hospital

More than 150 patients hit by doctors strike at Leighton Hospital

More than 150 patient operations and appointments had to be cancelled at Leighton Hospital as a result of the junior doctors strike, it has emerged.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the industrial action forced them to re-schedule 18 non-urgent operations.

January 13, 2016
Nantwich cancer patients getting faster treatment, figures show

Nantwich cancer patients getting faster treatment, figures show

Patients in Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS England figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the leading trusts in terms of the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated within the expected time frames.

August 18, 2015