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  • Local health leaders urge people to discuss their wishes during Organ Donation Week

    Local health leaders are urging people in eastern Cheshire to discuss their wishes during Organ Donation Week 2018. The call from clinicians at East Cheshire NHS Trust and NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group comes after national...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Defibrillator database will save lives in Cheshire

    The announcement of a national defibrillator database by the NHS, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Microsoft has been welcomed by the region’s ambulance service. The partnership aims to map the life-saving devices so they can be made readily...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • East Cheshire NHS Trust wins prestigious award

    East Cheshire NHS Trust has won a prestigious award thanks to its innovative approach to managing seasonal pressures. The trust, which is based in Macclesfield, scooped the ‘Changing Culture’ category in the Health Service Journal’s Patient Safety...

    • Posted July 20, 2018
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  • Health and well-being improvements… a year on

    The ‘Delivering the Better Care Fund in Cheshire East 2017-19’ was fully assured by NHS England in December 2017. Health and social care services for patients across Cheshire East are set to further improve according to Councillor...

    • Posted July 12, 2018
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  • Members of the public invited to East Cheshire NHS Trust’s AGM 2018

    East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 1.45pm on Thursday, July 5th on the Macclesfield Hospital site. Members of the public, stakeholders and trust staff are welcome to attend the event to hear about the trust’s activity...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Ambulance service trials new role to give patients the right care closer to home

    A new role focused on providing patients with the right care closer to home is being piloted at North West Ambulance Service. The Urgent Care Practitioners are nurses and paramedics who respond to patients who have called...

    • Posted June 18, 2018
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  • £6m health and wellbeing boost approved

    A £6m fund to help boost local health outcomes has been approved by Cheshire East Council. Nine schemes will benefit from the fund that was approved by cabinet today (12 June), covering areas such as ensuring there...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Inspection of services for children and young people with special educational needs published

    The outcome of a recent inspection of services across Cheshire East for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has been published. The inspection letter, which followed a visit by Ofsted and the...

    • Posted May 26, 2018
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  • Get involved in mental health awareness week

    Mental health awareness week is fast approaching and Cheshire East is leading the way to make sure that people know where they can get support if they need it. The theme for this year’s awareness week is...

    • Posted May 7, 2018
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  • Merger plans for Cheshire East healthcare services

    The four groups who are responsible for buying healthcare services for patients in Cheshire East and West plan to merge by April 2020. Governing body members of NHS Eastern Cheshire, Vale Royal, South Cheshire and West Cheshire...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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