News archive from October 2016
rita's retreat
Local carer sets up community group to help fellow dementia carers

Lisa Evans (47) from Audenshaw cares for her mother, Margarita, who has dementia. Lisa has been her mother’s carer for five years and has experienced many aspects of the local health and social care system – the good and the bad. She has also experienced how sometimes just sharing your experience with “someone that knows” can be very valuable.

31 October 2016
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Tameside Macmillan Unit fundraising appeal passes half million mark

Thanks to the generosity and fantastic support from the local community the Tameside Macmillan Unit fundraising appeal has reached £600,000.

21 October 2016
Chris Hewitt - Saving Christmas
Chris Hewitt publishes his first book for kids - Saving Christmas

Chris Hewitt works in the stores distribution team at Tameside Hospital, but in his spare time he writes. In fact he’s been writing for as long as he can remember…

19 October 2016
Stay Well this Winter 2016 launches

More than 4 million children to be offered vaccination against flu as Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England launch a major campaign to help children and the vulnerable stay well over the winter months.

12 October 2016
sitting right with you
Domestic abuse – does that sit right with you?

Greater Manchester is being encouraged to get comfortable talking about domestic abuse with the launch of a ground-breaking campaign.

12 October 2016
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North West Alcohol Conference – 24 November 2016

Leading health and social care professionals and academics will be presenting at the North West Alcohol Conference 2016 taking place in Liverpool on Thursday 24 November.

12 October 2016
complete forensics
An Introduction to Mortuary Science

Three things in life are fact and happen to us all...

11 October 2016
Pauline Jones
Chief Nurse at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT supports Stoptober

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust welcomes Stoptober - the 28-day quitting challenge – back for its fifth year after a successful 2015 which saw 1177 sign up to quit smoking in Tameside and Glossop to stop for good.

03 October 2016
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Specialist nurse, Pam, appointed UK first and awaits national awards decision

Tameside Hospital’s senior dementia nurse Pam Kehoe has been appointed the   first Consultant Admiral Nurse in an integrated care hospital, in a move that bosses believe will help them better support patients by reducing hospital admissions, avoidable bed days and consultant meetings.

03 October 2016