A nurse, whose kindness brought tears to the eyes of a watching patient, has been given an award for excellence.
Mums-to-be will benefit from a new video launched by Tameside Hospital this week to tell them all about maternity care at the hospital.
The new video, which can viewed on the hospital’s web site, stars real mums who have had their babies at the hospital or at home, under the care of the hospital’s midwives.
Between them, they’ve clocked up 85 years, working in the same department at Tameside Hospital.
They started work on the same day in 1969, were each other’s bridesmaids, and will be saying goodbye to colleagues as they both retire on the same day later this month.
Manchester City legend Mike Summerbee has paid a morale-boosting surprise visit to a Tameside Hospital patient who lost his foot in an accident earlier this year.