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16:46, 14 FEB 2017
London 2012 Olympics
Return of Macclesfield's annual pancake race
Competitors are encouraged to sign up teams of four for this year's event at the end of February
Health Matters: Using health services responsibly
With Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton and clinical chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Firefighters to give health advice to elderly
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched 'Safe and Well' visits which will see firefighters visiting the homes of over 65s
Health Matters: World Cancer Day
With Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Centre, Poynton and clinical chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG
Hospital ‘red alert’ after surge in A&E
Macclesfield Hospital’s A&E department was placed on ‘red alert’ for SEVEN consecutive days this month after a surge in poorly patients.
Health Matters: Diabetes is on the rise
With Dr Tom Steele, GP with Kenmore Medical Centre, Wilmslow and clinical lead for diabetes for NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG
Work begins on final stage of ‘Blue Zone’ homes plan
Developer Elan Homes has begun clearance and demolition works on the final part of the ‘Blue Zone’ at Macclesfield Hospital to prepare for new homes.
Health Matters: Learn symptoms of depression
DR Ian Hulme, GP with Meadowside Medical Centre, Congleton and clinical lead for mental health at NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG
Health cuts: final chance to have your say
NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG, which runs local health services, is proposing funding cuts to IVF, surgeries and medications
Health Matters: Shed those Christmas pounds
With Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and GP Chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Health Matters: The reality of seasonal drinking
With DR Ian Hulme, GP with Meadowside Medical Centre, Congleton and clinical lead on substance misuse for NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG
Mum from Macclesfield welcomes extra funding for postnatal depression
Rebecca Brook has spoken about the impact of the illness and said the £3.3m will help local women.
Cheshire East Council
More than one in ten patients at Macclesfield Hospital should have been discharged
Patients are delayed from being discharged due a lack of care beds.
Patients urged to stay away from Macclesfield A&E unless necessary
Macclesfield Hospital has opened up more beds to meet demand.
Tragic grandad is honoured for gift of life
Alan Newman from Macclesfield died tragically earlier this year. But his organs were used to save three lives. Now he has been given a posthumous award.
Blood donor from Macclesfield honoured for making his 100th donation
Tony Browne, 66, saved up to 300 lives with his donations over the years.
Delays in hand over leaves Macclesfield patients stranded in waiting ambulances
The time wasted outside A&E is on the increase.
Health Matters: Get ready for winter
Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and GP Chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Two men sentenced after riot at mental health hospital
Michael Crosbie and Mark Bratherton started a riot at Soss Moss in Macclesfield which caused £500k in damage and losses
Health Matters: Liver disease is a serious issue
Dr Ian Hulme warns if liver disease deaths continue to rise at their current level, mortality rates will double in the next 20 years
Macclesfield Hospital spends public cash on ParkingEye - but won't say how much
East Cheshire NHS Trust, which runs Macclesfield Hospital, pays the VAT bill for ParkingEye
Victory for Express campaign as health bosses state that A&E at Macclesfield WILL remain
Caring Together states that there will be no downgrading to service.
Express praised for campaign to save Macclesfield A&E
The paper led the campaign against proposals to downgrade the service.
Cheshire East Council
Health bosses make major announcement on future of Macclesfield A&E
Bosses have confirmed their commitment to the A&E department.