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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.

Virtual Nurse Recruitment Event

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, this virtual event is a great opportunity for you.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust administers its first Covid-19 vaccine

Gordon Samways, who has been a Volunteer at Macclesfield Hospital since 2015, received the Pfizer vaccine this morning at the trust’s vaccination clinic.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomes the safe arrival of a New Year’s Day baby girl

Ariana Aurora Serena Chalmers was born at home on 1st January weighing 8lbs 1oz.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust ensures support for pregnant women

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Christie build safety measures

Please be aware that the Christie Build will cease over the Christmas period. When the site is closed, the tower crane is set to ‘free slew’ which means that it will move in the wind. This is a safety measure that allows the crane to rotate freely in windy conditions to prevent unnecessary stresses. Please do not be alarmed if you do see the crane moving during windy conditions as this is meant to occur.

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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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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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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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