When Tony Hadfield heard about the scheme to buy a tree to support Tameside Hospital’s Scanner Appeal he though it the perfect way to say thank you to the doctors and nurses for saving his life …
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.
The North West NHS has taken the decision to establish a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic strategic advisory committee (the Assembly).
National HIV Testing Week has launched with a focus on HIV testing at home.
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.
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.
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.
Regular, rapid testing for public-facing key worker groups without coronavirus symptoms is now available in Tameside.
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.
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.
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).
LOCAL residents are being encouraged to get motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19.
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.