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News and Events

Read all the news from East Cheshire NHS Trust and find out about the events we run and how you can get involved.

Welcome to our News and Events page.

Here you can read all the news from East Cheshire NHS Trust and find out about the events we run and how you can get involved.

East Cheshire NHS Trust achieves silver award for work with veterans

East Cheshire NHS Trust has achieved a silver award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) in recognition of its commitment to the care and wellbeing of armed forces veterans.

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Generous League of Friends donation benefiting patients at Congleton War Memorial Hospital

Patients on the Aston Unit at Congleton War Memorial Hospital are benefitting from brand new equipment thanks to a generous donation from The League of Friends of Macclesfield and Congleton Hospitals.

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Consultants walk over 150km at Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge in aid of Dementia Ward at Macclesfield District General Hospital

Two consultants from Macclesfield Hospital have raised over £2,000 for the dementia ward after walking over 150km at the Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge.

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Junior Doctor strike action to impact services at East Cheshire NHS Trust

The British Medical Association has announced planned strike action in England with a walkout of Junior Doctors from 7am on Thursday 27th June until 7am Tuesday 2nd July.

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Shirley Jones: ‘Everyone works together for the same goal, everybody contributes and it feels like we are all part of one family’

Staff Nurse on Aston Unit, Shirley Jones, shares her experiences of working at a hospital that continues to have a special place in her life.

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Jo Hodgkinson: 'We are very excited to be celebrating the 100th anniversary of a hospital that means so much to people of Congleton.'

Senior Sister on the Aston Unit at Congleton War Memorial Hospital, Jo Hodgkinson provides an overview of the celebrations that have taken place during May, alongside a small behind the scenes insight into the work going on the ward.

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Return of Maternity and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy services to Poynton

East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to confirm that, alongside the continuation of Podiatry services, Maternity and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy services have returned locally to Poynton.

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Congleton’s communities gather to celebrate centenary year of Congleton War Memorial Hospital

Hundreds of people gathered on Bank Holiday Monday at Congleton Park to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Congleton War Memorial Hospital.

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Patients and staff take part in centenary celebrations as Congleton War Memorial Hospital turns 100

Staff and patients were at the heart of the celebrations as Congleton War Memorial Hospital marked its 100th anniversary.

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NHS Cheshire and Merseyside warns of bank holiday impact on busy emergency care services

Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) across Cheshire and Merseyside are experiencing a challenging week following the May bank holiday weekend, with higher than normal levels of demand for care.

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Work gets underway on Congleton War Memorial Hospital’s ‘Wellbeing Garden’

Work to deliver a new wellbeing garden for staff, patients and volunteers at Congleton War Memorial Hospital is underway.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust maternity services - CQC report published

Following an inspection in December 2023 by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) the maternity service at Macclesfield District General Hospital, has retained a rating of Good for Well-led and Good overall. The rating for how Safe the service is has reduced from Good to Requires Improvement.

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