Grateful couple use sheepdog trials event to raise £1,200 for maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital
Grateful couple use sheepdog trials event to raise £1,200 for maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital

A local family from the farming community were so grateful for the care they received from the trust’s Maternity Department, they organised a fundraising sheepdog trials event which raised an incredible £1,200 for ECHO.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019
Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust's AGM 2019
Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust's AGM 2019

East Cheshire NHS Trust's Annual General Meeting will take place at 1.15pm on Thursday, July 4th on the Macclesfield Hospital site.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019
Angela’s fundraising challenge goes swimmingly
Angela’s fundraising challenge goes swimmingly

Macclesfield health worker Angela Thomas made a splash for cash when she swam the English Channel – without leaving her home town. Fifty-year-old Angela raised more than £1,000 for the A&E department at Macclesfield Hospital by swimming 22 miles at the town’s DW pool in less than 12 weeks.

Wed, 26 Jun 2019
East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award for the ninth year in a row
East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award for the ninth year in a row

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been named one of the CHKS Top Hospitals for the ninth consecutive year.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019
Macclesfield becomes first hospital in the country to have key wards accredited by the National Autistic Society
Macclesfield becomes first hospital in the country to have key wards accredited by the National Autistic Society

Macclesfield District General Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to have key wards, including A&E, awarded Autism Accreditation by the National Autistic Society.  

Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Grateful mum's £2k fundraising for new breast pump on MDGH Children's Ward
Grateful mum's £2k fundraising for new breast pump on MDGH Children's Ward

A mum whose baby struggled to feed after being diagnosed with congenital heart defects at just two weeks old has helped other parents by purchasing a new state-of-the-art breast pump.
Sarah’s son was a frequent patient on the Children’s Ward in his first weeks of life and had to undergo heart surgery at Alder Hey. 

Fri, 26 Apr 2019
We need your help: a new Christie cancer centre coming to East Cheshire
We need your help: a new Christie cancer centre coming to East Cheshire

The Christie charity is launching a major new fundraising appeal to raise £23 million to build a state-of-the-art new cancer centre in the heart of East Cheshire.

Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Strong performance for East Cheshire NHS Trust in the latest NHS Staff Survey
Strong performance for East Cheshire NHS Trust in the latest NHS Staff Survey

East Cheshire NHS Trust has again received a strong endorsement as a place to work via the latest NHS Staff Survey, with the organisation maintaining or improving its position across all measurements.

Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Appeal for teams for the 2019 Macclesfield Pancake Race
Appeal for teams for the 2019 Macclesfield Pancake Race

Local businesses, clubs and organisations are being urged to give back to their local community and have a flippin’ good time by taking part in the Macclesfield’s Pancake Race.

 

Fri, 01 Feb 2019
Local cancer survivor’s £2,000 gesture of thanks for life-saving care
Local cancer survivor’s £2,000 gesture of thanks for life-saving care

A local cancer survivor has thanked a surgeon who operated on him by raising funds for a £2,000 cutting-edge piece of equipment.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019
East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award via innovative approach to managing pressures
East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award via innovative approach to managing pressures

East Cheshire NHS Trust has won a prestigious award thanks to its innovative approach to managing seasonal pressures.

Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust's AGM 2018
Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust's AGM 2018

East Cheshire NHS Trust's Annual General Meeting will take place at 1.45pm on Thursday, July 5th on the Macclesfield Hospital site.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018
East Cheshire named among the best NHS trusts with two prestigious awards
East Cheshire named among the best NHS trusts with two prestigious awards

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been named one of the best hospital operators nationally for the eighth year in a row.

Tue, 29 May 2018
Free patient Wi-Fi now available at Macclesfield Hospital
Free patient Wi-Fi now available at Macclesfield Hospital

Free and unlimited Wi-Fi is now in place for patients and visitors at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

Tue, 01 May 2018
East Cheshire NHS Trust rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission
East Cheshire NHS Trust rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following recent inspections of the trust’s services and leadership.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Record turnout of teams at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race
Record turnout of teams at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race

The 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race enjoyed a record turnout, with 18 teams battling it out despite the cold weather and rain.

Thu, 22 Feb 2018
Record turnout at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race
Record turnout at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race

The 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race enjoyed a record turnout, with 18 teams battling it out despite the cold weather and rain. 

Thu, 22 Feb 2018
Have a flippin’ good time at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race
Have a flippin’ good time at the 2018 Macclesfield Pancake Race

Local businesses, clubs and organisations are being invited to have fun, get out in the local community and raise money for a worthy cause by entering Macclesfield’s annual pancake race.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Additional funding investment for Macclesfield Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department
Additional funding investment for Macclesfield Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department

Macclesfield Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department has been named among those benefiting from the Department of Health’s £100 million capital investment fund for A&E.

Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Teams brave wintry weather at action-packed 2017 Macclesfield Pancake Race
Teams brave wintry weather at action-packed 2017 Macclesfield Pancake Race

Hardy team members braved wintry conditions at an action-packed Macclesfield Pancake Race 2017.

Wed, 08 Mar 2017