From the Health Archives
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 […]
22nd Feb Karen James the Chief Executive of Tameside’s Hospital reassurances that there will be no loss or downgrading of the Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Unit has calmed fears from Denton and Reddish MP, Andrew Gwynne. He feared that a future closure at the Hospital was a distinct possibility. The MP has welcomed assurances from hospital bosses […]
17th Feb     Officers from British Transport Police were able to dissuade a young woman from jumping onto the tracks at Guide Bridge Railway Station yesterday. Police were called to Guide Bridge Railway Station at 2.27pm on Thursday 16 February following reports of a person threating to jump onto the tracks. The incident is believed to have […]
9th Feb   Tameside and Hyde Councillor Joe Kitchen says he is anxious to put the record straight following some media reports concerning his son’s inquest. For following the inquest into the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of his 27-year-old son Paul, he says he has had to endure further anguish, claiming he was misreported after the […]
7th Feb Just three years after being placed into special measures, the Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission after their latest inspection. It marks a significant turnaround for the trust which was put into special measures after an investigation into mortality rates at Tameside Hospital. The last report […]
3rd Feb 76 -year-old pensioner, William (Billy) Burns who is said to suffer from dementia, has been found police have confirmed. Mr Burns went missing from his home in Hadfield yesterday morning (February 2) boarding a Manchester bound train at  Hadfield railway station.  
26th Jan A pensioner whose wife died ‘in agony’ after a catalogue of hospital mistakes has been awarded a six-figure payout. Anthony Lindley, 70, believes Susan would still be alive today if medics at Tameside Hospital had spotted the blockage in her bowel that was causing her so much pain. Despite being admitted three times with severe […]
6th Jan Young patients at Tameside Hospital were left stunned when they were paid a surprise visit by a popular Premier League footballer. Children staying in the Ashton hospital’s paediatric department couldn’t believe their eyes when Manchester United’s Juan Mata dropped by to spread some New Year cheer. The Spanish midfielder handed out some presents and had pictures […]
4th Jan Tameside smokers are being urged to get help with their new year’s resolution to quit smoking, feel healthier and save money. Be Well Tameside, a free specialist NHS service, is calling on the 38,700 people in Tameside who smoke to get support to improve their chances of quitting for good. New data from Public Health […]