The Eastern Cheshire region has a population of 204,000 people living in the towns of Congleton, Disley, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Poynton & Wilmslow as well as the many surrounding villages and rural areas. The region covers 53% of the Cheshire East Borough Council area.
The main commissioners (or buyers) of care services for the people of Eastern Cheshire are the GP led NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS England and Cheshire East Council. In the main, general acute hospital and community health services including some public health services are delivered within Eastern Cheshire by East Cheshire NHS Trust and mental health services by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Children’s, families and adult social care services are commissioned by Cheshire East Council.