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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.
Respiratory patients may now avoid hospital admission thanks to new ‘virtual ward’ technology
One of the first patients at Macclesfield Hospital to avoid hospital admission thanks to new hospital-at-home monitoring technology has shared their positive experience.
Hospital bosses at East Cheshire NHS Trust urge emergency-only visits to A&E during Junior Doctor strikes
Hospital bosses at East Cheshire NHS Trust are urging their local residents to only visit A&E in an emergency whilst the Junior Doctor strikes take place in early April.
Your view matters – take part in the East Cheshire and Stockport NHS Sustainable Services Survey
East Cheshire and Stockport NHS are collaborating on a Sustainable Services Survey to understand how specialties in health and care services can be improved.
Remember to order your repeat prescriptions before Easter and busy period of industrial action
People across Cheshire and Merseyside are being urged not to leave it too late to order repeat prescriptions ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend - with subsequent days of industrial action likely to see significant pressure on the NHS.
East Cheshire NHS Trust secures state-of-the-art decontamination equipment
East Cheshire NHS Trust are delighted to have secured innovative ultraviolet-C (UV-C) decontamination equipment as part of a new partnership with infection control experts, Inivos.
Survey results show East Cheshire NHS Trust is a great place to work
East Cheshire NHS Trust has been listed in the top five for most improved survey results from 2021 - 2022 across the country.
Updated guidance on face masks
Due to the continued decrease of COVID – 19 in the community, from Monday 13th March 2023 the requirement for staff, patients and visitors to wear face masks will change whilst on the hospital site.
Local NHS charity launches new Easter fundraising event
Calling all East Cheshire spring bunnies! ECHO, the charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust, has announced their new event for Easter 2023, the Bunny Hop.
Non-urgent appointments to be cancelled due to strike action
The British Medical Association has announced planned strike action in England beginning with a 72-hour full walkout from 13th March to 16th March 2023 amid ongoing talks with the UK Government. As a result, we are expecting that a number of junior doctors that work at East Cheshire NHS Trust will be on strike during this time.
Sisters to take on gruelling challenges to raise funds for ECHO charity
Two sisters are preparing to take on demanding physical challenges to raise funds for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s ECHO charity
Junior Doctor NHS industrial action – 13th – 16th March
The BMA has announced planned strike action in England beginning at 06:59 on Monday 13 March 2023 and finishing at 06:59 on Thursday 16 March 2023 amid ongoing talks with the UK Government.