The trust was awarded Bronze in Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index 2017-2018. This means we are achieving change within our workplace in relation to staff members' mental health.
Our Clinical Simulation Centre was accredited by the North West Simulation Education Network which shows we can deliver multi-professional education to the highest standard.
The trust took part in the NHS Employers Diversity & Inclusion Partner scheme 2017/18 to help assess diversity and equality across the healthcare system. As part of this, the trust was also involved in shaping the national Workforce Disability Equality Standard.
Positive results from recent NHS Staff Surveys tell us that staff are seeing improved communication from senior management and have greater confidence that the trust takes action to support employee health and wellbeing. We are performing better than the national average in overall staff engagement, staff motivation and staff ability to contribute towards improvements at work.
Karen Clayton, Macmillan Lung Cancer Lead Nurse with East Cheshire NHS Trust, was given the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother’s Award for Outstanding Service at a recent Queen’s Nursing Institute ceremony. Karen, who is based at Macclesfield Hospital, was one of just five nurses nationally to receive the award, which she received at a ceremony which featured Call the Midwife star Stephen McGann.