Two new NHS Nightingale Hospitals will open in Birmingham and Manchester to provide care to thousands more patients with coronavirus, chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has announced today.
The hospital based at the Manchester Central Complex will provide up to 500 beds but could expand further to 1,000 beds for coronavirus patients across the North West of England.
Did you miss our recent advert for temporary support at the hospital?
We had a significant amount of interest but we have reopened an advert for domestics only.
Please help us to support our staff to continue caring for the community
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement about the importance of everyone staying at home as much as possible and the release of national guidance, we are further restricting visitors to the hospital site.
Following advice the Stamford unit will be closing to all Visitors for the time being.
Trust statement - 23.03.2020
Millions more items of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline staff have been delivered to NHS services across the country in the last few days as part of the fight against coronavirus.
Due to the fantastic response to our advertisement, we have temporarily suspended applications
TAMESIDE Council is working closely with education leaders to put plans in place to organise school changes caused by Coronavirus.
Tips to help individuals, families and friends look after their mental health at a time when there is much discussion of potential threats to our physical health.
Trust statement - 15.03.2020
Tameside Hospital has once again been chosen to fly the flag for the entire NHS as nations and institutions across the world celebrate Commonwealth Day on Monday, March 9, 2020.
Over the weekend the first case of coronavirus in Tameside Borough was confirmed, the risk to individuals remains low and advice remains that the best way to protect yourself is to wash your hands for 20 seconds more frequently. Please click to see the statement from Tameside Council in full.
Smokers are being invited to attend an event to help them quit and make smoking history in Tameside.
The event will be held on 10 March, 9.30am – 2pm at the Tameside Wellbeing Corner at the Ashton Indoor Market in support of No Smoking Day.
Patient Joy Clarke nominated consultant Dr Roy for one of the Trust’s who’s your hero awards after being so pleased with the ongoing care she has received from Dr Roy.
10 year old Emily Andrews’ design was chosen from 330 entries across Tameside and Glossop. Emily met the Prime Minister and bagged £500 of art vouchers for her school. The competition celebrates £16.3 million of government investment to develop new and improved Emergency and Urgent Care facilities at Tameside General Hospital in Ashton-under-Lyne.
The NHS in Tameside and Glossop and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
We only have one world, and we hear from the experts how fragile it is and how threatened it’s become from global warming and climate change. One of the most effective things we can do as a nation to reduce our carbon footprint is to reduce our waste and to re-use and recycle more of the waste we produce.