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Patients give GP surgeries good bill of health

Patients give GP surgeries good bill of health

The 22 GP practices in Eastern Cheshire's have exceeded the national performance on 12 out of 13 measures of patient satisfaction. A GP Patient Survey…
GPs call on patients to lobby for fairer deal as more cuts expected

GPs call on patients to lobby for fairer deal as more cuts expected

With a predicted overspend running into tens of millions of pounds, NHS England have called in the auditors to assess spending at NHS Eastern Cheshire…
Eastern Cheshire tops flu jab chart

Eastern Cheshire tops flu jab chart

Eastern Cheshire was top of 12 NHS areas in Cheshire and Merseyside for uptake of the flu vaccine last winter. Figures published by NHS England and Public…
Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter

Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter

Promotional Feature Choose Well: Our top 10 tips for choosing the right service at the right time this winter – and helping your NHS to run effectively.…
The importance of Choosing Well to get better quickly

The importance of Choosing Well to get better quickly

Promotional Feature Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and Clinical Chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group…
Public urged to only visit A&E in a medical emergency as hospital experiences exceptional demand

Public urged to only visit A&E in a medical emergency as hospital experiences exceptional demand

Local people are being asked to choose well as Macclesfield District General Hospital experiences increased pressure on its Emergency Department. Local…
The importance of Choosing Well to get better quickly

The importance of Choosing Well to get better quickly

Promotional Feature Dr Paul Bowen, GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton, and Clinical Chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group…
Christmas is coming – so stock up on over-the-counter medicines

Christmas is coming – so stock up on over-the-counter medicines

Local people are being encouraged to get ready for Christmas by stocking up on inexpensive medicines for minor conditions. The recommendation was made…
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Give self-care a go and help create more time for GP appointments

Give self-care a go and help create more time for GP appointments

Promotional Feature Eastern Cheshire GPs could have an extra hour a day for appointments if more people gave 'self-care' a go by trying over-the-counter…
Christmas is coming - don't delay, order your repeat prescriptions today

Christmas is coming - don't delay, order your repeat prescriptions today

Promotional Feature Dr Julia Huddart, GP with Kenmore Medical Practice, Wilmslow and clinical lead on urgent care for NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG. Christmas…
Help create more time for GP appointments

Help create more time for GP appointments

NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) estimates that GPs could have an extra hour a day for appointments if more people gave 'self-care'…
Have your say on proposed changes to some NHS services

Have your say on proposed changes to some NHS services

As the population grows and people live longer, the demand for health care continues to rise. Meanwhile, there is a widening gap between the funding that…
Start thinking about your flu jab

Start thinking about your flu jab

GPs are urging residents to take up the opportunity for their free flu jab as they hope to build on the success of last year, when Eastern Cheshire was…
GPs set to stop prescribing painkillers to save £500,000 a year

GPs set to stop prescribing painkillers to save £500,000 a year

NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has revealed plans to stop paying for the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for common…
Choose well to get well this Easter

Choose well to get well this Easter

Promotional Feature A leading GP has urged people to choose the right care at the right time this Easter and leave staff free to deal with life-threatening…
Free health app for Cheshire East parents launched

Free health app for Cheshire East parents launched

A new health app for parents and carers of children aged 0-5 has been launched by the local NHS and Cheshire East Council. The CATCH app, which can also…
Eastern Cheshire has second highest uptake of flu jab

Eastern Cheshire has second highest uptake of flu jab

Eastern Cheshire health bosses have saluted the area's patients for leading the way nationally in protecting themselves and their families against flu.…