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From the Health Archives
24th Oct A man from Hyde has thanked Be Well Tameside for helping him to stub out his 20-a-day smoking habit and to lose almost a stone. 34-year-old Marc Tyson had been a smoker for 19 years – a habit which has cost him an estimated £48,545, using the NHS Smoking Calculator. Marc has been out of […]
9th Sep Promoting the Greater Manchester Smokefree Summer campaign at today’s event. Hundreds enjoyed Tameside Hospital Community Open Day today as the hospital opened its doors to share some of its wide ranging health work alongside a variety of charities and organisations. As well as an opportunity for a wealth of health organisations, groups and charities to […]
8th Jul Special thanks were paid to the Oldham and Glossop Mountain Rescue teams at this year’s Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust awards. A glittering ceremony was held at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday night to recognise the achievement of health staff and teams. But before the announcement of this year’s Volunteer of the Year […]
5th Jul Former Ashton GP and Chair of Tameside Healthwatch Dr Kailash Chand, OBE, wishes the NHS a happy 70th birthday – but says to survive, the NHS will need to adopt a new model of healthcare… Ask what makes people proud to be British and the NHS is forever top. The NHS is celebrating its 70th […]
30th Oct Plans for a new 1200 pupil school at a reclaimed beauty spot in Nutsford Vale, Gorton, are now under scrutiny despite continued opposition coming from local residents and councillors. The application for the three storey building has been submitted to Manchester City Council planning  which if successful will  be built by Laing O’Rourke on approximately one […]
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 […]