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Health Matters: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2019
Health Matters: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2019

Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it’s the UK’s second biggest cancer killer but it doesn’t need to be.

23 April 2019
Media Release: Have your say on how the NHS should change in Eastern Cheshire.
Media Release: Have your say on how the NHS should change in Eastern Cheshire.

People keen to influence the future of the NHS in Eastern Cheshire are being encouraged to make their views known through a Healthwatch Cheshire East survey.

22 April 2019
Urgent Dental Care in Cheshire

Urgent Dental Care Service in Cheshire

18 April 2019
Health Matters: Stress Awareness Month

Dr Ian Hulme, GP withMeadowside Medical Centre,Congleton and clinical lead for mental health, NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG. 

Stress is a major contributor to ill health with 74 per cent of people in the UK saying they have felt so stressed they have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.

15 April 2019
Media Release: Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme

Knutsford resident and heart attack survivor becomes the latest patient to sing praise of a cardiac rehabilitation programme we fund.

10 April 2019
Health Matters: World Parkinson's Day

I want to use this week’s column to raise awareness of the symptoms and underline the importance of seeing your GP if you believe you may be affected.

08 April 2019
Congleton man loses two stone on diabetes prevention programme

A Congleton man who lost more than two stone on a diabetes prevention programme has urged others to follow his lead.

02 April 2019
Health Matters: Diabetes Prevention Week

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes. It can lead to blindness, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you five times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke.

01 April 2019
Take time to reduce your stress this April

Stress is a major contributor to ill health with 74 per cent of people in the UK saying they have felt so stressed they have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope.

28 March 2019
Eastern Cheshire NHS leader to step aside

Dr Paul Bowen is to step down as our clinical chair.

26 March 2019
Health Matters: Stroke Rehab Service Launching Next Month

The Integrated Community Stroke Rehabilitation Service launches next month and will offer specialist rehabilitation in, or close to residents homes, reducing hospital stays by up to six days.

25 March 2019
Non-emergency ambulance contract awarded

A new non-emergency ambulance contract for Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral will see additional staff based locally providing ever higher standards of care.

25 March 2019
Have your say on NHS Long Term Plan

Healthwatch Cheshire East has launched a series of activities to encourage people to have their say on the future of the NHS in our area.

18 March 2019
Health Matters: Cervical Screening

Katie Mills RGN is backing Public Health England's first ever national campaign to promote cervical screening.

18 March 2019
Our smoke-free pledge

We have today signed the NHS Smokefree Pledge, committing to helping staff and patients alike quit smoking.


13 March 2019
Community stroke service contract awarded

Hospital stays for Eastern Cheshire people who have had a stroke are set to fall by up to six days after a new community service is launched next month (April).

12 March 2019
Health Matters: Adult Hearing Loss Service

One in six people in the UK has some form of hearing loss. The impact of poor hearing and hearing loss in adults can be substantial, leading to social isolation, depression, loss of independence and employment challenges.

11 March 2019
NHS makes cervical screening plea

A senior nurse has backed the first national health campaign of its kind by urging eligible women to have their cervical screening test.

08 March 2019
Plaudits for parents’ health app

A free health app for parents of pre-school children has won a prestigious regional award.

05 March 2019
Health Matters: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2019

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great opportunity for us to raise awareness of the condition and the early warning signs which suggest the presence of ovarian cancer.

04 March 2019
GP practices to merge

Four of our GP practices are to merge from April to improve patient care and boost efficiency.

27 February 2019
Health Matters: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

Eating is an important activity in all our lives. It brings people together, forms an integral part of our social life and brings great satisfaction to many. Consequently, when there’s trouble with someone’s eating, it has a big impact on their wellbeing.

25 February 2019