Have you had a cough for over three weeks that isn’t COVID-19?

NHS England and NHS Improvement, together with Public Health England, have launched the ‘Help Us, Help You’ lung cancer campaign to encourage people with a cough lasting three weeks or more and who don’t have COVID-19, to contact their GP practice.

25 February 2021
BAME Advisory Committee

The North West NHS has taken the decision to establish a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic strategic advisory committee (the Assembly).

12 February 2021
National HIV Testing Week launches with The PaSH Partnership

National HIV Testing Week has launched with a focus on HIV testing at home.

03 February 2021
Drive through immunisations for school children in Tameside and Glossop

Our School Nurses and Immunisation Team have developed a new process for enabling school children across Tameside and Glossop to remain protected from serious infections which in some instances can be life-threatening.

03 February 2021
Support for the LGBT community for body, mind and spirit

This month is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) History Month. LGBT History Month started in the UK in 2015 to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against the LGBT community while celebrating its achievement and diversity and making it more visible.  The theme this year is Body, Mind and Spirit providing more opportunity to explore the complexities of who we are and what we can aspire to be. 

02 February 2021
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Share your stories and help our scanner appeal

Over the years Tameside Hospital has successfully diagnosed and treated tens of thousands of patients using its tried and trust CT scanner. Lately, it is in constant use, and the Trust needs a second modern and more up to date machine to cope with the growing health needs of the people of Tameside and Glossop.

25 January 2021
Targeted COVID-19 Rapid Testing for key workers with no symptoms

Regular, rapid testing for public-facing key worker groups without coronavirus symptoms is now available in Tameside.

21 January 2021
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Afternoon tea surprise for patients in Denton, Audenshaw and Droylsden neighbourhood

The District Nurses in Denton, Audenshaw and Droylsden surprised their patients with an afternoon tea to cheer them up. Many of the patients live alone and due to COVID-19 restrictions have become quite isolated.

21 January 2021
Mental Health Support

THE coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has meant that life has changed for all of us for a while. It may cause you or your loved ones to feel anxious, stressed, worried or frustrated. It’s important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently.

18 January 2021
Greater Manchester’s COVID-19 vaccination centre opens

ONE of the first seven Covid-19 Vaccination Centres in the country opened and began vaccinating the public and healthcare staff for Greater Manchester on Monday (11 January).

12 January 2021
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New prostate cancer service at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust to diagnose patients in days
  • diagnostic wait reduced from weeks to days
  • new biopsy technique under local anaesthetic in an outpatient setting
  • now offering personalised, patient-centered approach with small, dedicated team at the Trust
11 January 2021
Residents urged to get motivated in the fight against COVID-19

LOCAL residents are being encouraged to get motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19.

06 January 2021
Get your YOU back

2020 was… not great. Many people have spent it stressed out, scared and tired.  People have more than likely found themselves slipping into habits they wish they could break. It’s no wonder that many people don’t feel much like themselves.

06 January 2021