Here at Bridgewater, our apprentices are an essential part of our workforce and are also key to our future ambitions… Continue reading →
This year, the annual ‘Thank You’ Awards had a special twist, as Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHFT) celebrated 75 years of the National Health Service… Continue reading →
On Wednesday 20 September 2023, we held our Annual Members’ Meeting at Haydock Park Racecourse.
This annual meeting was an opportunity to formally present our 2022/23 Annual Report and Accounts.
To view these documents, please visit our Publications page on the Bridgewater website.
An animation outlining our Bridgewater year was played at the meeting.
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHFT) has been shortlisted as a national finalist at the 2023 HSJ Awards… Continue reading →
A service to mark 75 years of the NHS took place at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 5th July. The event, held on the actual day the NHS was created three quarters of a century ago, was a big thank you to health service staff and volunteers, past and present… Continue reading →
The service supports people with medical conditions, disabilities, and those affected by old age, to drive safely and maintain or regain their independence as drivers or passengers… Continue reading →
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has received a prestigious national award after being honoured for their work in preventing older people and adults with complex health needs from being admitted to hospital. Continue reading →
In January 2023, an independent external ‘well-led’ governance review was commissioned. This review was undertaken by an organisation called Facere Melius – a healthcare improvement consultancy who focuses on corporate, quality, and safety governance. Continue reading →
Celebrations took place on Thursday 18 May, as Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust marked 30 years of its Drive Ability North West service. Continue reading →
Local services across Cheshire and Merseyside are expected to suffer a “significant impact” during the 24-hour strike by Royal College of Nursing (RCN) members over the Bank Holiday weekend. Continue reading →
Bridgewater Community Healthcare is reminding the public to use the NHS wisely if it’s a non-emergency this Easter. Continue reading →
Health leaders in Cheshire and Merseyside are asking the public to use services wisely for any health needs ahead of “significant service disruption” during industrial action by nurses and ambulance workers on Monday 6 February 2023. Continue reading →
Drive Ability North West is championing a police programme set up to support vulnerable road users to drive more safely through education and engagement. Continue reading →
Do you want to make a difference and embark on an exciting career in the NHS? If so, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is holding a recruitment fair at the Hillcrest Hotel in Widnes on Thursday 1 December 2022, between 1pm and 7pm. Continue reading →
The achievements of community healthcare staff have been applauded at the annual Bridgewater NHS ‘Thank You’ awards. Continue reading →
As temperatures once again rise over the coming days, Widnes Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) is here for you this summer. Continue reading →
As we slowly learn to live with Covid-19, we are today (Friday 29 April 2022) reverting Widnes Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) back to a ‘walk-in’ service. Continue reading →
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been announced as the deserving winner of the ‘Best Recruitment Experience’ category at the 2021 Nursing Times Workforce Awards. Continue reading →
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has applauded its dedicated workforce by announcing the winners of this year’s ‘Thank You’ awards. Continue reading →
Your local NHS offers many different options to ensure you can access the most appropriate care for your health concerns and conditions. If you are experiencing a 999 emergency, which means that it is critical or life-threatening, then phone 999 for emergency help. If your injury or illness is not life-threatening, then you should consider which route is the most appropriate for you. 12 August 2021… Continue reading →
Established on the 1 April 2011, the organisation is a leading provider of NHS community health services to the people of Warrington, Halton, St Helens and Oldham. It also provides community dental services across key areas throughout Greater Manchester and Cheshire. 7 April 2021… Continue reading →
Services users and patients of Bridgewater’s therapy services are being urged to take part in a national conversation to help shape the future of Allied Health Professional services across the country. 10 March 2021… Continue reading →
A new confidential text messaging service has launched for young people, parents and carers across Warrington, Halton and Oldham. 1 February 2021… Continue reading →
An innovative NHS immunisation team has adapted its methods of delivering flu vaccinations to schoolchildren in the region – ensuring they are protected from Covid-19, whilst being immunised against the illness. 6 November 2020… Continue reading →
Chloe Sutton has ticked every box and more and won her the praise and plaudits of her peers for the actions she took when confronted by an extremely challenging situation whilst visiting a patient in his home. 30 June 2020… Continue reading →
This week (8-12 June) is National Carers Week – a fitting time for Bridgewater to launch its Carers Strategy and supporting information plan.
10 June 2020… Continue reading →