Health and Hospital information

No current emergency information.

Please use the links for help and advice on health in the Cheshire East area.

Personal health - feeling ill or medical questions

If you are feeling unwell or have a medical question that you do not feel requires a doctor, you can contact NHS Direct on 111 (24 hours a day, every day) or visit the NHS Direct website.

In many cases, your local chemist or pharmacist may be able to provide help and advice for minor ailments.

Walk-in Centres are a fast and convenient way to access NHS services including health information, advice and treatment for minor illnesses (coughs, colds, infections) and injuries (sprains, cuts, strains). The centres are open from early morning to late evening, seven days a week. There is no appointment necessary.

Accident and Emergency (A&E) Centres can be searched for online by visiting the NHS A&E Search webpage

In an emergency, always dial 999.

Please remember, hoax calls cost lives.


NHS Hospitals are run and managed by Acute Trusts. Please access the NHS Website for more details on NHS hospitals. The site includes a search facility for local hospitals alongside information on the cost of travelling, how to complain and how to choose a hospital.

Hospitals - Accident and Emergency

The nearest Accident and Emergency Departments are:

  • Leighton Hospital
    CW1 4QJ

    Telephone: 01270 255141

  • Macclesfield District General Hospital
    Victoria Road
    SK10 3BL

    Telephone: 01625 421000

  • Warrington Hospital
    Lovely Lane
    WA5 1QG

    Telephone: 01925 635911

  • Wythenshawe Hospital
    Southmoor Road
    M23 9LT

    Telephone: 0161 9987070

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