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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 launches the Wellbeing Video

We are pleased to share the trust’s new wellbeing video which showcases the wide range of physical and emotional wellbeing support we have on offer here at East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust unveils £2.2m state of the art Same Day Emergency Care unit

Patients who are referred for same day treatment to Macclesfield Hospital can now experience an improved care pathway at the beginning of their journey thanks to a brand-new £2.2 million Same Day Emergency Care unit (SDEC).

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East Cheshire NHS Trust highlights to patients and visitors the importance of continued social distancing and mask wearing whilst attending healthcare settings.

It is important that all patients and visitors who attend hospital or community health settings continue to wear masks unless exempt and that they also adhere to social distancing.

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Patients urged to attend Macclesfield A&E only if absolutely necessary

People are being urged to only come into the Accident and Emergency department at Macclesfield Hospital if absolutely necessary.

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Macclesfield Hospital fundraiser John Jones MBE, hits a milestone as he raises £100,000 over 30 years volunteering for the trust

Local Macclesfield retiree, John Jones, 79, has been busking at Macclesfield hospital and around the local area for 30 years this June, raising a total sum of over £100,000 for East Cheshire NHS Trust charitable funds over this time.

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Macclesfield Football Club’s Robbie Savage and Rob Smethurst unveil commemorative Covid-19 mural at Macclesfield Hospital

A commemorative mural has been generously donated to East Cheshire NHS Trust by local artist, James O’Meara, to reflect the courage, hard work and commitment of staff and volunteers during the pandemic.

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High Sheriff calls on people of Cheshire to come forward for their vaccinations following a meet and greet with hardworking staff at Alderley Park

The High Sheriff of Cheshire has paid tribute to staff and volunteers at Cheshire’s Alderley Park Covid-19 vaccination centre.

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Wellbeing ‘blooms’ in the Ward 9 garden at Macclesfield Hospital

A green-fingered occupational therapy student at Macclesfield District General Hospital has enhanced wellbeing on the wards by getting patients involved in therapeutic gardening activities throughout her work placement.

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Ward 12 staff hold a commemorative ceremony to remember patients lost to Covid-19

Yesterday, staff from across Ward 12 at Macclesfield Hospital held a rose planting ceremony to remember patients who have lost their lives to Covid-19, as well as those who went on to recover.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust receives re-accreditation as a Disability Confident Leader

Following a comprehensive evidence review by the Cheshire Constabulary, East Cheshire NHS Trust is proud to confirm that it has received re-accreditation as a Disability Confident Leader.

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Trust commences return of inpatient visiting by appointment

The trust is moving towards a phased reintroduction of patient visiting. 

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East Cheshire NHS Trust and Middlewood Partnership shortlisted for prestigious national award

East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to announce that the Bollington, Disley and Poynton Care Community team have been shortlisted for the HSJ Value Award of the Year for their Single Point of Access initiative. This recognises their outstanding dedication to enhance community services during an extremely challenging year for the NHS.

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