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Customer Care Helpline

Patients, their friends and relatives can call our helpline with questions about the hospital’s services during the COVID 19 (coronavirus) outbreak. 

06 April 2020
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Visiting at Macclesfield Hospital suspended with immediate effect

Please be aware that in line with further national guidance related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all visiting has been suspended at Macclesfield Hospital and Congleton Hospital's Aston Unit with immediate effect

26 March 2020
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Maternity services at Macclesfield District General Hospital

In order to meet pressures relating to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and free up theatre staff, births are being temporarily relocated from Macclesfield District General Hospital to neighbouring maternity units as a safety measure.

24 March 2020
Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS in Cheshire and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. 

13 March 2020
New East Cheshire NHS Trust non-executive director Andrew Smith
New non-executive director appointment - Andrew Smith

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Smith as a non-executive director of East Cheshire NHS Trust - the NHS body which runs Macclesfield, Congleton and Knutsford hospitals along with a range of community healthcare services.

17 February 2020
Further coronavirus update - February 2020

The NHS in Cheshire and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

17 February 2020
Competitors at Macclesfield Pancake Race 2019
Still time to enter a team for Macclesfield Pancake Race 2020

Local businesses, clubs and organisations are being reminded that there is still time to enter a team for Macclesfield’s Pancake Race.

14 February 2020
East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Maternity Department has received a strong endorsement from local mums in a major national survey.
East Cheshire NHS Trust wants to hear about your maternity care

East Cheshire NHS Trust is carrying out a survey to find out what patients think about the maternity care they received at Macclesfield District General Hospital. The trust plans to use this feedback to improve patients’ experiences and highlight areas where they perform well and to identify the areas where they need to improve.

11 February 2020
Coronavirus Update

The NHS in eastern Cheshire and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

 

10 February 2020
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Hospital appeal to raise £45,000 for patient discharge minibus

ECHO - the official charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust - has launched a new campaign to raise essential funds for a patient discharge minibus.

10 February 2020