From the Health Archives
29th Aug A new service has been launched by Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust that could significantly improve the patient experience. Community Intravenous (IV) Therapy allows drugs such as antibiotics to be delivered at home, saving patients lengthy trips to outpatient clinics. The service, which was rolled out in Tameside and Glossop on Friday […]
27th Jul CCTV footage of Geoffrey Ralph wearing the same clothes that he was believed to have had on, prior to his disappearance. Geoffrey, who has been missing since Monday afternoon, suffers from dementia and police are increasingly concerned for his welfare, as are his family who have urged people to continue to be on the look […]
27th Jul Police in Tameside searching for missing 74-year-old Geoffrey Ralph have released an updated photograph of him complete with the beard which he now wears.(See newly released picture above) Geoffrey who suffers from dementia was last seen close to his home in Arbroath Street, Droylsden on Monday afternoon. He is known to enjoy walking in local […]
25th Jul Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from Droylsden who is suffering from dementia. Geoffrey Ralph, 74, was last seen boarding a Stagecoach bus, possibly the number 231 at Edge Lane tram stop in Droylsden, shortly after 3pm on Monday 24 July. The bus was heading in the direction of Ashton Town […]
25th Jul World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst came home to Ashton today – the place of his birth, and the place where he lived as a child. Sir Geoff, who had a key role in England’s victorious 1966 team, and is still the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final, is […]
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
28th Jun       The footballing legend that is Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, is revisiting his roots. Sir Geoff, accompanied by his wife Lady Judith, will first visit the place where it all began 75 -years ago, as he opens Tameside Hospital’s  new £600,000 Ante Natal clinic at the end of July. There he will meet […]
22nd Jun The new £2m state-of-the-art Tameside’s Macmillan Unit has been officially opened at Tameside Hospital today, Thursday June 22nd. Health chiefs, civic dignitaries, local MPs, Macmillan fundraisers and supporters of the Tameside Macmillan Unit Appeal plus other invited guests attended a special plaque unveiling ceremony. They heard speeches of thanks and praise for the huge community and […]
15th Mar   The Mossley based Emmaus Charity, has celebrated its twenty year association with the town by giving it and it’s people an incredible gift of four thousand pounds. The charity’s birthday event raised the cash through sales of vintage items, furniture, clothes, bric-a-brac, café, auctions and raffle tombola. The event  held last Saturday(March 11th) also […]
6th Mar Gorton could be set to pioneer an innovative multiple services community hub in two yeas time. The proposal to bring a health and community hub to the heart of Gorton, will be heard by Manchester City Council’s Executive this Wednesday,  on the 8th  March. The multi-service partnership – including the City Council, the Department of Work […]