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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.

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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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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East Cheshire NHS Trust launches virtual patient appointments

East Cheshire NHS Trust is pleased to announce it can now offer virtual consultations to patients who have been identified by their doctor or nurse as suitable for this type of appointment in selected departments.

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Macclesfield Hospital introduces patient self check-in kiosks

East Cheshire NHS Trust has introduced three new self check-in kiosks for outpatients at Macclesfield Hospital.

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The trust completes first total hip replacement day case

Our orthopaedic surgeon Mr Barnes reached a milestone for the trust yesterday by successfully completing the first total hip replacement day case.

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Normal parking charges to resume at Macclesfield District General Hospital

Normal parking charges for patients and visitors at Macclesfield District General Hospital will be reinstated from the 14th September following a temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reconfiguration work now complete on Macclesfield Hospital’s orthopaedics department

Patients who are admitted to Macclesfield Hospital for elective surgery procedures will now have greater peace of mind due to new safety measures which have been brought into play this week.

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Maternity services update

East Cheshire NHS Trust has confirmed today it will continue to deliver maternity services at neighbouring hospitals until the end of March 2021, as part of its ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic, to protect patients and staff from the risk of the virus and to maintain safe staffing levels at the hospital.

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Sniff of hope – East Cheshire NHS Trust staff provide odour samples for COVID-19 detection dog trial

East Cheshire NHS Trust staff are playing a vital role in a major trial to see if bio-detection dogs can sniff out coronavirus in humans.

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