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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 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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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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Relocation of community services in Poynton

As part of the trust’s vision to further integrate primary care and community services, a number of East Cheshire community services have been successfully relocated from Priorsleigh Medical Centre in Poynton to a new, shared workspace at McIlvride Medical practice, also in Poynton. 

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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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Update on the COVID-19 situation

The trust would like to reassure the public that in line with National Guidance, it has plans in place to respond to a second wave of COVID-19.

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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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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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