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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.

Radiology Department given a splash of colour thanks to local watercolour artist

Cheshire based painter, Allie Pottinger has donated two spectacular murals to improve patient experience in the department at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

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Exciting plans for new elective treatment centre and A&E refurbishment at Macclesfield Hospital to improve patient care

East Cheshire NHS Trust has been awarded almost £6m to refurbish its former Cancer Resource Centre and A&E as part of its elective recovery programme.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust teams celebrate success at the Greater Manchester Health and Care Research Awards

A huge congratulations to East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Research Team and Community Midwives who were recognised for their fantastic work at the recently held 2022 Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards.

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Chair of the Board announcement

Following the natural end of her tenure, Lynn McGill will step down as Chair of the Board at East Cheshire NHS Trust this Autumn. The news was announced at the trust's Public Trust Board meeting this afternoon.

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District Nurse at East Cheshire NHS Trust is prolific weightlifting winner

A district nurse has been displaying her formidable strength in becoming a champion weightlifter, outside of her role caring for patients.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust volunteers recognised at annual ‘Thank You’ event

Volunteers from across East Cheshire NHS Trust came together at a special 'Thank You' event at Macclesfield Football Club recently.

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Staff at East Cheshire NHS celebrate 500 years combined service with special awards

A special celebratory event has been held at Macclesfield Hospital for staff who have completed 20 years of continuous service to East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECT).

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Trusts unveil innovative electronic patient record plan

Two NHS trusts today revealed plans to create a joint electronic patient record system to improve healthcare for people in Cheshire and beyond.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust appoints new Chief Executive

Following an inclusive and thorough, competitive selection process, the trust is delighted to confirm that Ged Murphy, Acting Chief Executive, has been appointed as Chief Executive for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust invests £7m into energy efficient schemes helping to deliver a greener NHS

East Cheshire NHS Trust has received a £7m grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for decarbonising and energy work to be carried out at Macclesfield Hospital.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust celebrates International Nurses Day 2022 as Community Nurse is chosen to be regional Queen’s Nurse

East Cheshire NHS Trust marked International Nurses Day with a host of celebrations across its hospital and community services.

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Media Statement - 21st April 2022

In November 2021, John Wilbraham, CEO of East Cheshire NHS Trust took a period of planned sick leave. Having had time to reflect, John has taken the decision to leave his role as Chief Executive to focus on his continued recovery.

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