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  • Ambulance service encourages people to plan ahead of Easter weekend

    With the long weekend on the horizon, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people to plan ahead of the Easter Bank Holidays by stocking up on essential medication. NWAS is expecting a 31% increase in calls...

    • Posted April 18, 2019
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  • New Christie cancer centre coming to East Cheshire

    The Christie charity is today launching a major new fundraising appeal to raise £23 million to build a state of the art new cancer centre in the heart of East Cheshire. The new Christie Cancer Centre will...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Ambulance scheme to reduce unnecessary accident and emergency admissions awarded

    Multi-agency ‘Green Car’ scheme to reduce the number of unnecessary A&E admissions has won an Innovation and Quality Improvement Award at the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Celebration of Achievement Awards. Led by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS)...

    • Posted February 28, 2019
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  • Rise in Cheshire hospital operation cancellations

    The number of surgeries cancelled in Cheshire has risen by more than 60% in 2017/18 compared to the previous year. The number of cancelled surgeries jumped by more than 60% in 2017/18 compared to figures for the...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Winter Wellbeing – accessing the right health services for your needs

    Cheshire East Council and its partners are offering a range of advice and support to residents on how to keep warm, well and safe this winter. This week, we urge residents to make sure they access the...

    • Posted December 21, 2018
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  • North West Ambulance Service launches charity to support staff and save lives

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has officially launched its charity, which will raise money to support emergency service staff and local communities. The North West Ambulance Charity funds lifesaving equipment, education programmes and other projects to benefit...

    • Posted December 17, 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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  • Support the ambulance service this World Cup as they see busier night than New Year’s Eve

    Following a huge surge in 999 calls after England’s victory at the weekend, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people to make sure that they get home safely after tomorrow’s England match and to only dial 999 in...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Knutsford healthcare company bought by US firm

    Knutsford-headquartered advanced wound care and dermatology specialist Crawford Healthcare has been bought by Acelity in San Antonio, US. Crawford Healthcare develops and commercialises treatments for the care and repair of skin. Its portfolio of products includes the...

    • Posted June 19, 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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