News archive from May 2013
Wireless tracking system for hospital records helps drive towards Electronic Patient Records

A high tech wireless tracking system to manage patient records is being implemented at Tameside Hospital to improve patient services. The new system is the first step to reducing reliance on paper records and is part of the hospital’s drive towards Electronic Patient Records.

30 May 2013
DEFIBRILLATOR FOR LOCAL RUGBY CLUB

Tameside Hospital and the British Heart Foundation have helped a local rugby club get a lifesaving defibrillator as part of a community project to reduce sudden cardiac death.

30 May 2013
HELPING FUTURE PATIENTS

Patients and staff manned a stall on International Clinical Trials Day on Monday May 20 to help raise awareness of research projects at Tameside Hospital

30 May 2013
Big thanks to hospital staff from two-year-old patient

A Stalybridge girl who spent six weeks in hospital with pneumonia, has thanked all the staff atTamesideHospitalwho helped her recover.

21 May 2013
Tameside stroke team up for top award

The work of a Tameside Hospital stroke rehabilitation team has been nominated for a top health service award.

21 May 2013
Tameside midwife is community midwife of the year

A Tameside Hospital midwife, who, in the last three years, has supported four women with cancer during their pregnancy, has been named as community midwife of the year.

21 May 2013
Pilot scheme for parents gets the thumbs up

A pilot scheme at Tameside Hospital’s Maternity Unit which aims to give parents-to-be more information, has proved so successful that a leading figure from the Department of Health (DH) is to visit the unit.

14 May 2013
Tameside nurse sets up new hospital in India

Tameside Hospital theatre nurse Manni Taylor has just returned from an eight week trip to India where he spent more than five weeks helping to set up a new hospital in Indore.

14 May 2013
GIVE YOUR VIEWS AT LISTENING EVENT

People from Tameside and Glossop are being encouraged to join in a listening event to give their views of their local hospital.

14 May 2013
BIG THANKS TO TAMESIDE HOSPITAL NURSES

Nurses at Tameside Hospitalwere given specially gift wrapped fruit baskets as part of International Nurses Day celebrations.

14 May 2013
Tameside midwife shortlisted for community midwife of the year award

A Tameside Hospital midwife, who, in the last three years, has supported four women with cancer during their pregnancy, has been shortlisted for a community midwife of the year award.

14 May 2013
Sir Bruce Keogh’s review

Sir Bruce Keogh’s review into the Quality of Care and Treatment commences on the 23rd May 2013.

09 May 2013
New CT scanner arrives at Tameside Hospital

Tameside Hospital’s state-of-the-art new CT scanner is now up and running after a £600,000 building project to provide its new scanning accommodation and waiting rooms was completed last month.

09 May 2013
Stop smoking message for Tameside Mums-to-be

A dedicated service to encourage pregnant mothers-to-be to stop smoking for the sake of their unborn child is being set up in Tameside.

09 May 2013
CONTINUITY FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCER PATIENTS

Patients at Tameside Hospitalwho may have a head and neck cancer are now benefiting from being treated by the same surgeon from diagnosis through to treatment.

07 May 2013
HELPING SAVE LIVES IN AFRICA

A Tameside Hospital radiographer has returned from a charity mission to Kenya to help teach staff how to use their first X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) machine

07 May 2013