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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.
Severe disruption expected as junior doctors and consultants continue with joint strike action in October
Unions have announced that junior doctors and consultants in England will continue to take joint strike action at the start of October.
Text message contact to reduce patient waiting times
East Cheshire NHS Trust has begun using SMS text messages to contact patients waiting for treatment and enabling them to make choices about the care they need.
Funding plans approved for a £5million community diagnostics centre at Congleton War Memorial Hospital
A new ‘one stop shop’ offering NHS diagnostic tests, scans and checks closer to home is to be opened at Congleton War Memorial Hospital next year. This move follows news that East Cheshire NHS Trust has been awarded £5million from the NHS England community diagnostics programme fund to re-engineer and expand an existing facility owned by the Trust on the Congleton War Memorial Hospital site.
Significant disruption lies ahead with first-ever joint strikes for junior doctors and consultants
Unions have announced that junior doctors and consultants in England will take joint strike action for the first time later this month.
East Cheshire NHS Trust receives praise for A&E care in annual survey
East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to be ranked within the top five Trusts in the North West of England region in the 2022 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Urgent and Emergency Care Patient Survey.
East Cheshire NHS Trust in collaboration with Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust and the Countess of Chester Foundation Trust shortlisted for the 2023 Health Service Journal Awards
East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to announce that our ‘Diverse Voices in Leadership’ submission has been shortlisted for the NHS Race Equality Award at the HSJ Awards, recognising an outstanding contribution to healthcare and securing a place at the prestigious awards ceremony later this year.
Macclesfield Hotel Shrigley Hall fundraising success for East Cheshire NHS Charity
Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa announced in April that they will be partnering with East Cheshire NHS Charity over the next year and so far the team has raised over £1000 for the local NHS Charity.
Staff at East Cheshire NHS Trust celebrate 1000 years combined service with special awards
A special celebratory event was held at Macclesfield Hospital last week for staff who have completed over 20 years of continuous service to East Cheshire NHS Trust.
Further disruption lies ahead as junior doctor and consultant strike action looms throughout August
Unions have announced a four-day walkout of junior doctors from 7am on Friday 11th August until 7am on Tuesday, 15th August. This action will be quickly followed by a 48-hour strike by hospital consultants from 7am on Thursday, 24th August to 7am on Saturday, 26th August.
East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to announce that Anya Ahmed has been appointed to the role as Non-Executive Director
NHS England has confirmed the appointment of Anya Ahmed as a Non-Executive Director of East Cheshire NHS Trust. Working with Chair, Aislinn O’Dwyer, alongside the Trust’s Executive team, Anya will help the organisation to deliver the five-year Trust Strategy - ‘Our Healthy Future Together’.
Building work to commence on new learning and development centre at East Cheshire NHS Trust
Work is due to commence this week on a new Learning and Development Centre for Trust staff and learners in the former NHS Cheshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) offices based in New Alderley House, Macclesfield Hospital.