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33,000 working days lost to Covid among NW ambulance staff

33,000 working days lost to Covid among NW ambulance staff

Ambulance staff covering Cheshire lost more than 33,000 working days to Long Covid, new figures show.

And some staff have suffered absences lasting more than 12 months, according to a Freedom of Information request to North West Ambulance Service Trust.

December 27, 2021
Wybunbury Delves celebrates Ofsted “Good” ranking in latest report

Wybunbury Delves celebrates Ofsted “Good” ranking in latest report

Staff and pupils at Wybunbury Delves CE Primary School are celebrating after the latest Ofsted report found it to be a “Good” school.

Ofsted inspectors said they found a “close-knit school community” where pupils “thrive” due to the care, support and the strong bonds between school and home.

December 22, 2021
Healthcare worker at home visit

23 care staff in Cheshire East quit over non vaccinations

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Twenty-three care staff have quit companies contracted with Cheshire East Council because they had not been vaccinated against Covid.

And the council is gearing up for the April “double jab” deadline which could hit all its front-line care and health workers.

November 19, 2021
Pressure grows on CEC planning department as staff leave

Pressure grows on CEC planning department as staff leave

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East’s planning department is under so much pressure because of recruitment problems that some staff are off sick and one new starter left after just six weeks.

A resourcing review is already under way and new executive director of place Jayne Traverse has offered to do a full review of the system.

November 19, 2021
Staff shortages blamed for problems at Nantwich medical centre

Staff shortages blamed for problems at Nantwich medical centre

Staff shortages are being blamed for delays facing patients trying to get through to a Nantwich doctors practice.

Scores of patients have taken to social media to complain about Kiltearn Medical Centre in recent days.

October 18, 2021
Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Boughey staff step up to raise funds for Calveley Primary School

Employees at Boughey Distribution near Nantwich have helped raise almost £1,500 for Calveley Primary School – by increasing their daily step count by at least 1,000 every day!

All additional steps were turned into cash credits by the company and helped raise an impressive £1,443 for the local village school.

October 17, 2021
Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

A popular pub in Nantwich has had to close for seven days after staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

Bosses at The Boar’s Head in Walgherton said the closure was the “responsible and professional” decision to take.

June 3, 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
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East staff “deserve to be appreciated”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East staff “deserve to be appreciated”

Dear Editor,

Questions were raised at last week’s Audit and Governance meeting about how inclusive the 3 day’s Health and Welfare leave granted to Cheshire East’s staff, in acknowledgment of the pressure of work they have coped with during the Covid period, has been.

March 15, 2021
Nantwich council staff verbally abused as town centre bench signs installed

Nantwich council staff verbally abused as town centre bench signs installed

Nantwich Council staff were verbally abused as they installed ‘social distancing’ reminder signs on town centre benches, councillors were told.

Staff this week fixed the signage to many of the benches around the town square following concerns that too many people were breaching lockdown rules and gathering in groups.

March 6, 2021
Nantwich Covid survivor raises £1,200 for staff who “saved her life”

Nantwich Covid survivor raises £1,200 for staff who “saved her life”

An 80-year-old coronavirus survivor from Nantwich has raised more than £1,200 for the hospital that ‘saved her life’.

Gill Bennett was admitted to Crewe’s Leighton Hospital after her temperature soared to 40 degrees.

February 4, 2021
Healthcare worker at home visit

Cheshire East urges care home visitors to be patient with staff

Cheshire East Council chiefs are urging people visiting relatives to work with care home staff and protect vulnerable residents.

Some care homes in the borough remain closed to visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

December 13, 2020
Bentley Motors to let 1,000 workers go, unconfirmed reports suggest

Bentley Motors to let 1,000 workers go, unconfirmed reports suggest

Bentley Motors in Crewe are planning to let up to 1,000 workers go from the South Cheshire plant, according to unconfirmed reports tonight.

ITV are reporting that the car plant’s 4,200 staff will be briefed tomorrow (June 5) on a “voluntary release program”.

June 4, 2020