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News and Events

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's Tissue Viability Team present the 'Pass the Apple' Challenge to mark International Stop Pressure Ulcer Day

To mark International Stop Pressure Ulcer Day last Thursday, the trust’s Tissue Viability team created a fun 'Pass the Apple' challenge video to raise awareness of pressure ulcer prevention. 

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Relocation of community services in Poynton

As part of the trust’s vision to further integrate primary care and community services, a number of East Cheshire community services have been successfully relocated from Priorsleigh Medical Centre in Poynton to a new, shared workspace at McIlvride Medical practice, also in Poynton. 

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East Cheshire NHS Trust receives funding to install a second CT scanner

East Cheshire NHS Trust has installed a second CT scanner in Macclesfield District General Hospital’s radiology department.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust continues to support home births on a case by case basis

East Cheshire NHS Trust are pleased to announce they will continue to support women to birth at home on a case by case basis, despite the ongoing COVID-19 challenges to the health service.

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Improvement work now complete on Macclesfield District General Hospital’s Outpatients Department

The £900,000 redevelopment project to improve the Outpatients Department at Macclesfield Hospital is now complete.

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Update on the COVID-19 situation

The trust would like to reassure the public that in line with National Guidance, it has plans in place to respond to a second wave of COVID-19.

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Macclesfield District General Hospital introduces the Red Frames Project

This November, we will be rolling out a new initiative called the Red Frames Project, which will see the introduction of 140 brand new, red mobility frames to increase our standards of patient care and significantly contribute towards our prevention and reduction of falls.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust encourages patients back to normal services

It’s now been four months since Ward 5 and the Surgical Daycase Unit re-opened their 'green' elective surgical areas and staff have been successfully admitting patients for elective procedures as normal.

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Statement regarding the continued suspension of home births

East Cheshire NHS Trust has confirmed that due to ongoing issues around staffing, it must regrettably continue the suspension of its homebirths service. 

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East Cheshire NHS Trust launches inclusion wall to celebrate the cultural diversity of its workforce

East Cheshire NHS Trust is excited to announce the launch of an inclusion wall, an informative and impactful piece of artwork that celebrates all aspects of diversity, equality and inclusion in the trust, in-particular cultural diversity.

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