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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 welcomes ITV News to film special report and showcase how services are working to improve patient experience

East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomed ITV News through its doors to film a special report on the work being done across the system to improve the experience for patients.

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Macclesfield’s annual Pancake Race back for 2023!

The annual event will be taking place on Shrove Tuesday (21st February 2023) to raise funds for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s ECHO charity.

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Macclesfield Hospital’s Ward 9 undergoes dementia-friendly refurbishment

Staff on Macclesfield hospital’s Ward 9 have this week unveiled a brand new refurbishment to help enhance the environment for patients living with dementia.

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Chair of the Board announcement

Following the natural end of her tenure, Lynn McGill will step down as Chair of the Board at East Cheshire NHS Trust this Autumn. The news was announced at the trust's Public Trust Board meeting this afternoon.

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District Nurse at East Cheshire NHS Trust is prolific weightlifting winner

A district nurse has been displaying her formidable strength in becoming a champion weightlifter, outside of her role caring for patients.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust volunteers recognised at annual ‘Thank You’ event

Volunteers from across East Cheshire NHS Trust came together at a special 'Thank You' event at Macclesfield Football Club recently.

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Staff at East Cheshire NHS celebrate 500 years combined service with special awards

A special celebratory event has been held at Macclesfield Hospital for staff who have completed 20 years of continuous service to East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECT).

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Trusts unveil innovative electronic patient record plan

Two NHS trusts today revealed plans to create a joint electronic patient record system to improve healthcare for people in Cheshire and beyond.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust appoints new Chief Executive

Following an inclusive and thorough, competitive selection process, the trust is delighted to confirm that Ged Murphy, Acting Chief Executive, has been appointed as Chief Executive for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust invests £7m into energy efficient schemes helping to deliver a greener NHS

East Cheshire NHS Trust has received a £7m grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for decarbonising and energy work to be carried out at Macclesfield Hospital.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust celebrates International Nurses Day 2022 as Community Nurse is chosen to be regional Queen’s Nurse

East Cheshire NHS Trust marked International Nurses Day with a host of celebrations across its hospital and community services.

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Media Statement - 21st April 2022

In November 2021, John Wilbraham, CEO of East Cheshire NHS Trust took a period of planned sick leave. Having had time to reflect, John has taken the decision to leave his role as Chief Executive to focus on his continued recovery.

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