Contact us

Popular telephone numbers

Accident & Emergency - Tel: 0161 922 6248

Appointments (Central Referrals Office) - Tel: 0161 922 6991

Compliments, Complaints and Concerns Tel: 0161 922 4466

Endoscopy clinic - Tel: 0161 922 6219

General Outpatients reception - Tel: 0161 922 6635

Ladysmith reception - Tel: 0161 922 5328

Medical Assessment unit - Tel: 0161 922 6830

Orthopaedic clinic - Tel: 0161 922 6236

Pathology Lab - Tel: 0161 922 6393

Trauma unit - Tel: 0161 922 6613

Xray Department - Tel: 0161 922 6426

Women & Children Contact & Directions

Ante Natal Ward & Assessment Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6175
Charlesworth Building - Ground Floor - entrance to rear of the building, turn right opposite Security Control.

Ante Natal Clinic
Tel: 0161 922 6169
Charlesworth Building - Ground Floor - entrance at the front to the left of the Ante Natal main entrance.

Central Delivery Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6173
Charlesworth Building - Ground Floor - entrance at the front of the building - door to the right - press intercom for access.

Children's Unit (Ward)
Tel: 0161 922 5252/5253
Hartshead Building South - 1st Floor - take lift or stairs - press intercom for access.

Children's Out Patient Department
Tel: 0161 922 5026
Hartshead Building South - Ground Floor - main entrance - on right - press intercom for access.

Colposcopy Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6167
Hartshead Building North - 1st Floor - Womens Health Unit.

Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (Womens Health Unit)
Tel: 0161 922 6544
Hartshead Building North -1st Floor - take the stairs or lift to the 1st floor above main entrance.

Maternity - Labour Ward
Tel: 0161 922 6172/6173
Signage for rear and front of Charlesworth Building – Ground Floor.

Maternity - Ante-Natal Assessment Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6175
Signage for rear and front of Charlesworth Building – Ground Floor.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6079/6189
Charlesworth Building -1st Floor -entrance at the front of the building - take stairs or lift to 2nd Floor on Ward 27.

TPAS
Tel: 0161 922 4190
Charlesworth Building - Opposite Car Parking Office.

Womens Health Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6201
Hartshead Building North -1st Floor -take the stairs or lift to the 1st floor above Main Entrance – Red Suite.

Ward 27 - Maternity
Tel: 0161 922 6181/6180
Charlesworth Building - 1st Floor - main entrance - take lift or stairs - press intercom for access.

Ward Contacts & Directions

Accident and Emergency Department
Tel: 0161 922 6248
Hartshead Building North - Off Mossley Road - On Fountain Street - left hand side.

Acute Stroke Unit
Tel: 0161 922 5385
Lower Ground Floor – Ladysmith Building.

Adult Medicine Out Patients Reception
Tel: 0161 922 5328
Ladysmith Building - Ground Floor -main entrance turn right.

Cardiology Respiratory Investigation Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6314
Hartshead Building South -Ground Floor, main entrance, turn left, reception on right.

Clinic C (Cardiology Unit)
Tel: 0161 922 6860
Hartshead Building South -Ground Floor - turn left then right or use self check in.

Coronary Care Unit/HDU
Tel: 0161 922 6834
Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - Hartshead ground floor corridor - Red Suite - along the corridor first on the left within the Trauma Unit.

Daycase & Endoscopy unit
Tel: 0161 922 6219
Hartshead Building South - 1st Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift on the left side.

Day Services Unit
Tel: 0161 922 5190/5191
Ladysmith Building - Ground Floor- straight ahead.

Elective unit
Tel: 0161 922 6235 /6302
Hartshead Building South - 2nd Floor - take the escalator and turn right.

General Out Patients Departments
Tel: 0161 922 6633/6380
Hartshead Building South - Use self check in.

Hearing Centre (Audiology)
Tel: 0161 922 6381
Hartshead Building North - Main entrance - ground Floor corridoor - Yellow Suite, first desk on the left.

H.S.D.U
Tel: 0161 922 6626
Hartshead Building - 1st Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift to 1st floor - along link corridor on the left after Restaurant.

Intensive Care Unit (ITU)
Tel: 0161 922 6062
Hartshead Building North -1st Floor - take the stairs or lift to the 1st floor above Main Entrance.

Medical Admissions Assessment Unit (MAAU/MAU)
Tel: 0161 922 6830
Hartshead Building North – 1st Floor – Main Entrance – along hospital corridor – Yellow Suite – entrance on the right.

Orthopaedic Out Patients Department/ Clinic 10
Tel: 0161 922 6236
Hartshead Building North- Lower Ground Floor- Main entrance - take stairs or lift - turn left, clinic on the right.

Oral Surgery/Orthodontic Department
Tel: 0161 922 6383
Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - main entrance - first entrance on right - reception in Clinic 6 Yellow Suite.

Surgical Unit (Ward)
Tel: 0161 922 6082/6206
Hartshead Building South - Main entrance - take lift or stairs to 2nd floor turn left.

Trauma Unit
0161 922 6613/6614
Hartshead Building North - North Entrance, ground floor, first on the left

Vascular Studies Unit
Tel: 0161 922 6619
Hartshead Building North -Ground Floor - main entrance - Green Suite - 2nd on the left.

Ward 05 – (escalation ward)
Tel: 0161 922 4656
Hartshead Building North -1st Floor - take the stairs or lift to the 1st f loor.

Ward 30 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 6065/6064
Charlesworth Building - 4th Floor- entrance to the front of the building - take lift or stairs.

Ward 31 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 6182/6183
Charlesworth Building - 5th Floor- entrance to the front of the building - take lift or stairs.

Ward 40 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5285/5221
Ladysmith Building - Lower Ground Floor- main entrance - take stairs/lift to Lower Ground Floor.

Ward 41 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5223
Ladysmith Building - Ground Floor - main Entrance to the left.

Ward 42 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5227
Ladysmith Building - 1st Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift.

Ward 43 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5315
Ladysmith Building - 1st Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift.

Ward 44 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5343
Ladysmith Building - Lower Ground Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift.

Ward 45 - Stroke Unit
Tel: 0161 922 5345
Ladysmith Building - Lower Ground Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift.

Ward 46 - Adult Medicine
Tel: 0161 922 5350
Ladysmith Building- 1st Floor - main entrance - take stairs or lift.

X Ray 1 & 2
Tel: 0161 922 6137/6426/6427
Hartshead Building South - Ground Floor, follow signs for X-Ray.

X Ray 3
Tel: 0161 922 6308. Out of hours: 0161 922 6304
Hartshead Building North - Lower Ground Floor - take the lift or the stairs - turn left along the corridor.

X Ray 4
Tel:0161 922 5338
Ladysmith Building - Ground Floor -adjacent to ward 45.

Other Location/Department Contacts and Directions

Bereavement Office
Tel: 0161 922 5192
Mortuary – rear entrance, Chapel of Rest.

Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) / Advance Nurse Practioner (ANP)

Acute Oncology ANP

Tel: 0161 922 4089

Colorectal CNS

Tel: 0161 922 6722

Stoma CNS

Tel: 0161 922 6722

Colorectal Support Nurse

Tel: 0161 922 6772

Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Skin Cancer CNS

Tel: 0161 922 6028

Gynaecology Oncology CNS

Tel: 0161 922 6961

Haematology CNS

Tel: 0161 922 5200

Macmillan Breast CNS

Tel: 0161 922 6088 / 6658

Macmillan Head & Neck CNS

Tel: 0161 922 5372

Macmillan Lung Cancer ANP

Tel: 0161 922 6027

Macmillan Palliative Care CNS
24hr Sympton Control Help line (Willow Wood Hospice)

Tel: 0161 922 6686 / 6098 / 4089
Tel: 0161 330 5080

Macmillan Upper GI CNS

Tel: 0161 922 4166

Urology CNS / Nurse Specialist

Tel: 0161 922 6696 / 6698

Oncology Research Nurse

Tel: 0161 922 4011

Car Parking Office
Tel: 0161 922 6899
Hartshead South Main Entrance.

CT / MRI Scanner
Tel: 0161 922 6653
Hartshead Building North - Lower Ground Floor - take stairs or lift.

Estates and Technical Services Department
Tel: 0161 922 6012
Portland Building - 1st Floor - entrance on the right of the building - follow signs to 1st floor.

Facilities Department
Tel: 0161 922 6021
1st Floor Portland Building.

Finance Department
Tel: 0161 922 6033/6035
Mellor House, 2nd Floor – Mellor Road entrance adjacent to Renal Unit.

Health Information Centre
Tel: 0161 922 5332
Email: healthinfo@tgh.nhs.uk
Website: http://www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/patients/Health-Info-Ctr
Hartshead Building South - Main entrance reception area.

Hospital Library
Tel: 0161 922 6662
Website: http://www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/our-services/non-clinical_services/Knowledge_Library_Services
Off Fountain Street - within Wernerth House building - ground floor.

Hospital Switchboard
Tel: 0161 922 6000
Charlesworth Building – Ground Floor – Main Entrance – turn left.

Human Resources Department
Tel: 0161 922 6000
Werneth House.

IT Department
Tel: 0161 922 6969
Portland Building - Ground Floor.

League of Friends Snack Bar
Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - main entrance - along hospital corridor - second on the left (Green Suite) - snack bar on the right.

Language Interpretation Patient Service (LIPS)
Tel 0161 922 5150 - Base Accommodation - Off Darnton Road.

Macmillan Breast Care Team
Tel: 0161 922 4089
Ladysmith Building – Day Services Unit.

Macmillan Palliative Care Team
Tel:0161 922 6686/6098/6124.

Medical Equipment Service Department
Tel: 0161 922 6526
Portland Building - Ground Floor - entrance on the left of the building.

Medical Records Department
Tel: 0161 922 6360/6060
Hartshead Building North - 1st Floor link corridor - main entrance take stairs or lift follow link corridor - on right hand side.

MITIE Domestic & Portering Offices
Tel: 0161 922 6687
Portland Building - Ground Floor - entrance on the left of the building.

Mental Health Unit
Website: http://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/

Multi Faith Prayer Room
Ladysmith Building - Ground Floor - Main entrance on the left.

Mortuary
Tel: 0161 922 6059
Building on left hand side of Fountain Street - past Ladysmith Building - to the left of the White House.

Newsagents/Shop
Tel: 0161 3431057
Hartshead Building South - Main entrance - on the right.

Occupational Therapy
Tel: 0161 922 5171
Ladysmith Building - within Day Services Unit - main entrance - department of the left.

Occupational Health Department
Tel: 0161 922 6437
Building to the rear of Werneth House - off Fountain Street.

PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service)
Tel: 0161 922 4466
Base Accommodation - Off Darnton Road.

Department of Laboratory Medicine - PATHOLOGY
Tel: 0161 922 6393
Blue Building on Fountain Street - main entrance at the rear - opposite the Ladysmith Building.

Pharmacy
Tel: 0161 9226290
Hartshead Building South - Main entrance reception area - turn right.

Physiotherapy Department
Tel: 0161 922 6991 for all appointment enquiries and 0161 922 6313 for all other enquiries.

Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - main entrance - along hospital corridor - Green Suite - reception of the left.

Pre Op Assessment
Tel: 0161 922 6796
Hartshead Building North - Main entrance, ground floor corridor - Blue Suite.

RAID Team for Older People
Tel: 0161 716 3717
Fax: 0161 716 3721

Restaurant
Tel: 0161 922 6332
Hartshead Building North -1st Floor - take the stairs or lift to the 1st floor.

Security Department
Tel: 0161 922 6688
Charlesworth Building - Ground floor - main entrance turn left.

Sewing Room
Tel: 0161 922 5242
Portland Building - First floor - main entrance - follow signs.

Stores Department
Tel: 0161 922 6243
Building at the rear of the Workshops - Entrance off Mossley Road - Mellor Road - building on the right of the Portland Building - reception on the right.

Supplies Department
Tel: 0161 922 6118
Mellor House, 1st floor – Mellor Road entrance adjacent to Renal Unit.

Surgical Appliances Department
Tel: 0161 922 6353
Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - within Yellow Suite (first entrance on the right) - to the rear of reception desks.

Training and Development
Tel: 0161 922 4203
Werneth House Building - Multidisciplinary Education Centre - off Fountain Street - opposite Accident and Emergency Department.

Voluntary Services Department
Tel: 0161 922 5334
Portland Building - Ground Floor - entrance on the left.

W.R.V.S. Coffee Shop
Tel: 0161 922 55424
Hartshead Building North - Ground Floor - main entrance turn left.

Workshops
Tel: 0161 922 6018
Building to the right of the Portland Building - rear entrance - off Mossley Road/Mellor Road.

Media Enquiries

Please direct Press and Media enquiries to the Trust's Communications Office: -

Communications Office
Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Tameside General Hospital
Ashton-Under-Lyne
OL6 9RW

Tel: 0161 922 4905

Email: communication@tgh.nhs.uk

Freedom of Information Enquiries

Information Governance Manager
Tameside General Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-Under-Lyne
OL6 9RW

Telephone: 0161 922 6936

Email: Freedom of Information Team (foi@tgh.nhs.uk)

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Complaints Team - To make a complaint, please email the Complaints Team at palsandcomplaints@tgh.nhs.uk

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