News - HealthVoice archive from November 2016
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National plaudits for patient care record

Health leaders have saluted a groundbreaking approach to joining up health and social care services to improve patient care and make services more efficient.

30 November 2016
Assurance given to retain A&E services at Macclesfield Hospital

Local health and care leaders have provided assurance that the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department will be kept at Macclesfield Hospital.  

25 November 2016
laura beresford
Major industry award for medical research lynchpin

An Eastern Cheshire GP practice manager has won a prestigious regional award.

25 November 2016
Your ambulance service needs you!

Are you interested in doing something really worthwhile with your spare time?

24 November 2016
GP Locality Lead Macclesfield   Mike Clark
Attend our public workshop on service changes

We're holding a public event on proposals to change some services.

22 November 2016
Plan provides a new vision for long-term sustainable health and care for people across Cheshire and Merseyside

A new vision for the future of health and care services across Cheshire and Merseyside is formally unveiled for the first time today (Wednesday November 16). The draft Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for Cheshire and Merseyside, sets out how the health and care system can remain fit for the future and respond successfully to the growing demands that are being placed on it, alongside ambitious ideas to improve the health of people living and working in the region.

16 November 2016
No Plans to downgrade Macclesfield A&E to a Minor Injury and Illness Unit

The unplanned release of Cheshire and Merseyside Sustainability and Transformation Plan contained an inaccurate reference to a proposal to downgrade the accident and emergency unit at Macclesfield Hospital to a minor injuries and illness unit (MIIU). There are no plans to do this, and urgent and emergency care at the unit will continue to be provided by hospital doctors and other care professional staff as appropriate.

10 November 2016
Give Self Care a Go and Help Create More Time for GP Appointments

Local GPs could have an extra hour a day for appointments if more people gave ‘self-care’ a go by trying over the counter medicines first for common minor conditions.

08 November 2016