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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.

Say hello to the first baby born at Macclesfield maternity unit since the full service returned

The first baby to be born at Macclesfield Hospital on Monday afternoon was a little boy called Oakley, born via caesarean section at 38 weeks weighing 7.3lb.

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Macc is Back! East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomes the return of maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital

Midwives at Macclesfield Hospital are celebrating the return of full maternity services! It’s over three years since the Board of East Cheshire NHS Trust had to suspend maternity services due to the COVID outbreak in March 2020, and it’s back!

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Macclesfield Hospital employee retires after 52 years with the Trust

Colleagues across East Cheshire NHS Trust bid a fond farewell to Sylvia Kendrick, who has worked in the main restaurant at Treetops since the very first day Macclesfield Hospital was opened in the early 1980s.

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New Elective Treatment Centre opens at Macclesfield Hospital

Staff at East Cheshire NHS Trust have today unveiled a brand-new, Elective Treatment Centre, after being awarded funding from the NHS England Targeted Investment Funding programme to undertake capital works on its Macclesfield Hospital site.

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NHS@75 – Wednesday 5th July

Get involved and help your local NHS celebrate!

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June's Junior Doctor strike action to impact services at East Cheshire NHS Trust

The British Medical Association has announced planned strike action in England beginning with a 72-hour full walkout from 14th – 17th June 2023 amid ongoing talks with the UK Government.

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Accordion fundraiser John wins Pride of Manchester Award

A prolific busker from Macclesfield has been honoured for his tireless fundraising for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s charity at the recent Pride of Manchester Awards.

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Local school hops into action to support East Cheshire NHS charity

Youngsters from Alderley Edge School for Girls Preparatory School (AESG) had great fun in their bunny hop event to support ECHO, the charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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Macclesfield Emergency Department staff climb Snowdon to raise funds for ECHO charity

A team of nurses, doctors, administration staff and health care assistants who work at Macclesfield Emergency Department took on the challenge of Snowdon last Friday (27th April) in a bid to raise money in support of ECHO, the charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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Staff at East Cheshire NHS Trust celebrate The King’s Coronation by unveiling a commemorative plaque

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ECHO fundraiser completes Manchester Marathon challenge

In a bid to raise as much money as possible for East Cheshire NHS Trust’s charity, ECHO, sisters Rebecca and Rachael Calthorpe are tackling extreme challenges in gratitude for the care and support they received as a family from Macclesfield District General Hospital.

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Macclesfield Running Festival partners with local East Cheshire NHS charity

Macclesfield Running Festival has announced that ECHO, the charity of East Cheshire NHS Trust, is the official charity partner for 2023.

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