Trust surges past research target

Great news, our research department have surpassed their 2018/19 recruitment target, well ahead of the end of the financial year (March ’19). The NIHR Clinical Research Network set us a recruitment target of 401 and to date 671 patients have consented to a research study in 2018/19. This is fantastic news for our local residents and our patients.

12 February 2019
Free online courses for parents to be, parents, grandparents and carers

Tameside Council have invested in three award winning, quality marked, online courses by the Solihull Approach (a national NHS organisation for parenting approaches).

06 February 2019
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New primary care access hubs open in Denton and Stalybridge

People who are registered with a GP practice in Tameside and Glossop can now access healthcare professional appointments in an extended hours period, at two, new additional primary care access hubs in Denton and Stalybridge.

06 February 2019
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Are you looking for an opportunity to meet new people and try something new?

Well look no further, the League of Friends newly refurbished Snack Bar at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT.

30 January 2019
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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visits Tameside Macmillan Unit

Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, was given a tour of cancer support services at the Macmillan Unit at Tameside General Hospital on Wednesday 23 January 2019.

24 January 2019
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Boy with rare brain tumour to be treated at new NHS £125 million centre

A 15-year-old boy with a rare brain tumour will today begin world leading treatment at the NHS’s new proton beam therapy centre at The Christie hospital in Manchester.

23 January 2019
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Men in Kitchens - Social cooking and eating sessions

The Tameside Men in Sheds Group along with Tameside Council are running free cook and eat sessions for men who want to improve their culinary skills and learn about healthy eating.

22 January 2019
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Hundreds of local people gather in Denton to take action against type 2 diabetes

The event, which took place at Denton Festival Hall, was organised by local GP, Asad Ali with a view to speaking directly to local people in Denton most at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

17 January 2019
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The NHS Long Term Plan: How Tameside Hospital is leading the way in delivering on new models of care

In the search for evidence that the NHS Long Term Plan, announced by the Prime Minister this week, is the way forward in delivering an NHS that’s fit for the future, then look no further than one hospital trust just four miles east of Manchester city centre.

16 January 2019
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Free flu vaccinations given to rough sleepers in Tameside and Glossop this Winter

Rough sleepers are one of the most vulnerable groups of people in our neighbourhoods often with health related issues.

14 January 2019
Our staff featured in How to Lose Weight Well Programme on 14 January 2019

Tune in to Channel 4 to see our nurses who took part in a special Slimpod experiment for the How to Lose Weight Well programme, which is being broadcast on Monday, 14 January 2019 at 8pm.  

11 January 2019
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Appointment of new Director of Estates and Facilities

The Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Featherstone as the new Director of Estates and Facilities.

10 January 2019
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Recruitment Event for Registered Band 5 Nurses - 19 January 2019

We are looking to employ band 5 nurses for several of our Inpatient specialty ward areas within the organisation.

Are you a Band 5 Registered Nurse looking for a new challenge and would like to work with us to make a difference to healthcare for the residents of Tameside & Glossop?

03 January 2019
Relocation of Orthopaedics

Our new Orthopaedic Outpatient Department is open for business and it's looking great.

20 December 2018
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League of Friends Relaunches Cafe

Our wonderful volunteers at the League of Friends have moved back into their cafe bar at on the ground floor at Hartshead North (in the Green Suite) after extensive refurbishment work

20 December 2018
Our latest Christmas Song is now live

We've done it again, this year to the tune of Band Aid - Do They Know it's Christmas

19 December 2018