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Times Echo and Life / Cheadle Hospital

October 14, 2021

Hospital on standby for “surge capacity”

A town hospital is set to remain open over the winter months to be used as a back-up for a possible surge in patients in the area. Cheadle Hospital has remained open since health chiefs decided, early last year, that the Royal Walk site will be “repurposed.”

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April 29, 2021

Town council agrees to fight for hospital

Town councillors have unanimously voted to save the area’s hospital building. Cheadle Hospital is an ‘option’ for demolition in the ongoing Cheadle Town Centre Projects (CTCP) which is set to be carried out by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC).

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February 3, 2021

Success for vaccine trial carried out at town’s hospital

An NHS Trust has thanked volunteers who have taken part in what has become a successful Covid-19 vaccine trial. The trial, which involved 500 people, was carried out at Cheadle Hospital.

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December 3, 2020

Hospital could be part of “joint development” in town centre

No decision on the future of a community hospital in the Moorlands has been made yet but talks are taking place with regards to it possibly being part of a joint development in a town centre. In January of this year we reported that Cheadle Hospital was set to be “repurposed” after medical authorities voted on future health and social care community-based services in the area.

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August 13, 2020

Town hospital to re-open – but only temporarily

Beds at a Moorlands town hospital are set to re-open – but only temporarily while works are carried out at another hospital in the county. The news that Cheadle Hospital is being temporarily re-opened comes as “essential maintenance work” is set to be carried out at Haywood Hospital.

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April 16, 2020

Cheadle Hospital could be used to help care for coronavirus patients

A TOWN’S community hospital is set to be used to help care for coronavirus patients – if all the beds at a city hospital are filled. The news that beds at both Cheadle and Leek community hospitals in the Moorlands could be re-opened to help with the current battle with Covid-19, comes after many months of campaigning by various groups for the community hospitals to remain open. In a statement made yesterday, Tuesday, April 14, a spokesman for the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM), told the Times & Echo: “UHNM is working with health and social care partners to set up an extension of its hospital care provision to manage its Covid-19 response within hospitals across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

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April 2, 2020

“Re-open beds at community hospital”

A COMMUNITY leader in a Moorlands town is backing a campaign groups’ plea for community hospital beds to be re-opened during the current coronavirus outbreak. The North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention (NSPC) is urging NHS bosses to consider re-opening up beds at a number of community hospitals, including those at Cheadle Hospital, to help in the fight against the coronavirus. And Cheadle councillor Ron Locker, who is a member of the Cheadle Hospital Action Group, is backing the association members in their campaign.

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January 30, 2020

“We will fight for services in Cheadle”

TOWN councillors have voiced their thoughts on the status of a hospital in the Moorlands after medical authorities voted on the future of health and social community-based services in the area last Tuesday evening (January 20). The Times and Echo reported last week that members of the North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups’ Governing Bodies (CCGs) voted in favour of an Integrated Care Hub 'option' that stated Cheadle Hospital would be “repurposed” with a new build set to be constructed at Leek Hospital. After the meeting, Marcus Warnes, Accountable Officer for North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent CCGs, told the Times and Echo: “Cheadle sits within the Local Plan, has a population of 13,000 and has three GP practices within the Cheadle borough.

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January 20, 2020

Decision time on hospitals

THE FUTURE of health services in the Moorlands is set to be decided upon this week – a decision which involves Cheadle Hospital. NHS Clinical Commissioners are set to make a decision on the ‘Future of Local Health Services’ in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent at a public meeting to be held in Stoke-on-Trent tomorrow. The Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are holding the Extra-Ordinary Governing Body Meeting from 2pm until 5pm on Tuesday, January 21 at the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent.

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January 17, 2019

Future of hospital on council agenda

COUNCILLORS are set to hear from the authority behind moves to potentially close Cheadle Hospital. Accountable officer for North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Marcus Warnes, will attend a meeting of Cheadle Town Council on Monday. The meeting comes ahead of a public workshop at The Manor in Cheadle next month.

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November 15, 2018

Town deal in ‘ruins’

A REGENERATION plan for Cheadle which was set to include elderly care facilities, a strategy for Cheadle Hospital and improvements to the town centre appears to have dwindled to nothing. Cheadle Town Council entered into partnership with Staffordshire County Council (SCC) and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council (SMDC) four years ago in a bid to provide a comprehensive plan for the town. The 'Cheadle Town Deal' was set to link in with the Cheadle Masterplan and bring together input from all three councils serving the area.

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March 7, 2018

Terry joins protest as beds fight goes to parliament

A CAMPAIGNER from Cheadle is hoping his role in a parliament protest will help convince MPs of the need to keep the town's hospital beds open.

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