Pausing routine operations

Staff have been working incredibly hard to manage the increased number of patients with COVID-19 in our hospital alongside providing routine care. While staff are continuing to do this as far as possible, we have decided to postpone some planned, non-urgent operations at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust. 

26 November 2020
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT North West regional winner in NHS Parliamentary Awards

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT is the North West regional winner in The Future NHS Award category of the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020.

24 November 2020
Become an “Antibiotic Guardian” to protect yours and others’ health

Tameside and Glossop residents are being urged to become “Antibiotic Guardians” and protect themselves, family and friends against the spread of antibiotic resistance.

13 November 2020
Get winter ready

With the colder months now upon us, make sure you are ready for winter and help yourself and others to stay safe and well.  Cold weather can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications, especially if you are 65 or older, or if you have a long-term health condition.

12 November 2020
How to take care of yourself this winter

Advice is being given to residents in Tameside and Glossop on how to take care this winter following NHS England’s guidance advising GPs to stop routinely prescribing over the counter medicines for 35 common conditions.

10 November 2020
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT marks World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day takes place annually on 14 November. Worldwide 463 million adults (1-in-11) are living with diabetes and that number is expected rise to 578 million by 2030. 

09 November 2020
Maternity Services

We would like to take the opportunity to reassure patients and families that there are no planned changes to the way Maternity Services in Tameside and Glossop are currently delivered as a result of the recent lockdown.


06 November 2020
Leadership changes at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Louise Robson has today (2 November 2020) announced that she will be leaving her role as Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust to take up a new post working across the North West, North East and Yorkshire.

02 November 2020
“Take extra care this Autumn – stay at home, stay safe and protect our emergency services” is the message from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is urging communities to do their bit this Autumn and stay safe, as the Halloween and Bonfire season gets underway.

22 October 2020
Very high alert
Changes to Maternity Services as GM moves to Very High Covid Alert Level

Our visiting policy is under regular review, in line with recent national guidance we have made changes to our visiting policies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  This new guidance from 23 October 2020 replaces our earlier guidance.  Our priority is to maintain safety of women, their families and our staff and some continuing changes to visiting are necessary to maintain social distancing and reduce the risk of spreading infection.  

21 October 2020
Very high alert
Greater Manchester has been placed onto the ‘Very High' Local Covid Alert Level

Read more about what Very High Alert means in Greater Manchester.

21 October 2020
Tameside nurses win RCN outstanding contribution awards during Black History Month celebrations

Three Tameside nursing professionals have won a Royal College of Nursing award to mark their outstanding contribution to the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda and the experience of BAME service users and staff across the health and social care sector.

16 October 2020
Celebs and lockdown heroes urge public to get cancer symptoms checked and attend routine appointments

Famous faces, including TV chefs Gordon Ramsay, Nadiya Hussein, and actress Emma Thompson are backing a major new campaign urging anyone concerned about cancer to get checked and to keep routine appointments, as new research found that even now, nearly half (48%) of the public would delay or not seek medical help at all.

09 October 2020
Hospital’s Maternity Staff to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week 2020 virtually

Staff from Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT’s Maternity Department will be marking this year’s Baby Loss Awareness Week online.

09 October 2020
Keeping you safe at your endoscopy

We have put in place measures to keep you safe and minimise the risk of Covid-19 at your endoscopy appointment.

07 October 2020
Darnton Road Testing Site
New Tameside COVID-19 testing site

People in Tameside are alerted to a new, semi-permanent Covid-19 Local Testing Site which has been built on the council car park on Darnton Road in Ashton-under-Lyne.

05 October 2020