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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.

Significant disruption lies ahead with first-ever joint strikes for junior doctors and consultants

Unions have announced that junior doctors and consultants in England will take joint strike action for the first time later this month.

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East Cheshire NHS Charity launches refreshed look and website

East Cheshire NHS Charity, formerly known as ECHO, is delighted to announce its new look and website.

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Building work to commence on new learning and development centre at East Cheshire NHS Trust

Work is due to commence this week on a new Learning and Development Centre for Trust staff and learners in the former NHS Cheshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) offices based in New Alderley House, Macclesfield Hospital.

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Further disruption lies ahead as junior doctor and consultant strike action looms

Unions have announced a five-day walkout of junior doctors from 7am on Thursday, 13th July until 7am on Tuesday, 18th July.This action will be quickly followed by a 48-hour strike by hospital consultants from 7am on Thursday, 20th July to 7am on Saturday, 22nd July.

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A wonderful day to celebrate NHS 75

On Wednesday 5th July, staff, patients and visitors came together to celebrate this historic milestone, with a series of community and staff engagement events throughout the day.

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Here's how we're celebrating NHS 75 at East Cheshire NHS Trust!

On Wednesday 5 July, the NHS is turning 75! Providers and partners nationally will be celebrating by showcasing the best of the NHS and encouraging as many people as possible to join in with NHS@75 activities.

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New quality improvement initiative introduced at Macclesfield Hospital’s Endoscopy unit

East Cheshire NHS Trust has received funding from the Cheshire and Merseyside Endoscopy network to implement a new quality improvement initiative for patients who are booked in for endoscopy treatments at Macclesfield Hospital.

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East Cheshire NHS Trust welcomes new mobile breast screening unit

Staff from East Cheshire NHS Trust have welcomed the arrival of a brand-new mobile breast screening unit after the government pledged an additional £10 million to provide 29 new NHS mobile breast cancer screening units to areas where they are most needed.

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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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