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Dr Barnes
The trust completes first total hip replacement day case

Our orthopaedic surgeon Mr Barnes reached a milestone for the trust yesterday by successfully completing the first total hip replacement day case.

Mr Barnes’s total hip replacement patient was operated on at 09.00 and was ready to go home at 14.00. This was a fantastic achievement for the highly-motivated patient and for all the team involved in his care.

07 September 2020
Normal parking charges to resume at Macclesfield District General Hospital

Normal parking charges for patients and visitors at Macclesfield District General Hospital will be reinstated from the 14th September following a temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic.

02 September 2020
East Cheshire NHS Trust receives £2.2 investment into a new same day care unit to help patient flow

Patients who are referred for same day treatment to Macclesfield Hospital will experience a more efficient care journey thanks to a £2.2 million investment into a new, same day emergency care (SDEC) unit.

02 September 2020
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Reconfiguration work now complete on Macclesfield Hospital’s orthopaedics department

Patients who are admitted to Macclesfield Hospital for elective surgery procedures will now have greater peace of mind due to new safety measures which have been brought into play this week.

19 August 2020
Maternity Services
Maternity services update

East Cheshire NHS Trust has confirmed today it will continue to deliver maternity services at neighbouring hospitals until the end of March 2021, as part of its ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic, to protect patients and staff from the risk of the virus and to maintain safe staffing levels at the hospital.

10 August 2020
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Sniff of hope – East Cheshire NHS Trust staff provide odour samples for COVID-19 detection dog trial

East Cheshire NHS Trust staff are playing a vital role in a major trial to see if bio-detection dogs can sniff out coronavirus in humans. 

06 August 2020