"Different atmosphere"

About: Tameside General Hospital / General medicine

(as a relative),

Following on from my last story (171718) my husband was again admitted to Ward 46 late July until sadly he passed away. During this stay I have to say both my husband and myself could not have been treated with more care and compassion, there was a different atmosphere on the ward, and ward staff and medical teams helped me through a tough time. There are obviously a lot of changes going on, let's hope this continues throughout the hospital and hopefully in the future the stigma that Tameside hospital bears will fade.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post these positive comments. We are always consistently striving to improve our patient care and your comments prove we are working towards our goals

Many thanks

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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