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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.

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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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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East Cheshire NHS Trust receives £2.2M investment into a new same day care unit to help patient flow

Patients who are referred for same day treatment to Macclesfield Hospital will experience a more efficient care journey thanks to a £2.2 million investment into a new, same day emergency care (SDEC) unit.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award for the ninth year in a row

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been named one of the CHKS Top Hospitals for the ninth consecutive year.

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Macclesfield becomes first hospital in the country to have key wards accredited by the National Autistic Society

Macclesfield District General Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to have key wards, including A&E, awarded Autism Accreditation by the National Autistic Society.

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Macclesfield first hospital in UK to gain autism accessibility award

Macclesfield District General Hospital has become the first hospital in the UK to be given an Autism Access Award by the National Autistic Society (NAS), the UK’s leading charity for people affected by autism.

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