"Excellent care from start to finish"

About: Tameside General Hospital

I was recently a patient on the women's health unit under the care of a doctor for surgery. When I was told I needed surgery I was apprehensive about coming to Tameside due to all the bad press. My fears were unfounded. From my first clinic appointment to my follow up appointment I can honestly say that the care I received was excellent. I was given a surgery date at my first appointment which I didn't expect. Everyone I came into contact with from nurses on the Women's Health Unit, theatre staff, anaesthetist , Ward Drs and domestic staff, we're brilliant, I was made to feel comfortable and confident in the care I received. The nursing staff were very caring and hard working. I would be grateful if you could share my comments with all the staff.

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Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your kind words.

The staff that work in the gynaecology department ensure that they provide the best care that they can at all times.

I will ensure that all staff your comments.

I hope that you are well and recovering from your surgery.

Thank you again.

Kind regards

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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