"My husband needed surgery and from diagnosis until..."

About: Tameside General Hospital

My husband needed surgery and from diagnosis until the actual procedure, he was treated with dignity and respect. He had an unrelated surgical procedure already booked and the Consultant and his secretary were so accommodating in fitting him in earlier than scheduled. The procedure itself was as a day case and my husband was fit to return to work within 5days. We normally have all medical care privately paid for by BUPA subscriptions but I have to say that the treatment by the Consultant and his team under the NHS at Tameside Hospital was excellent. I would not hesitate in recommending TGH to anyone and some of the private hospitals could take a leaf out of Tameside's book

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

Many thanks for your lovely comments it is always pleasing to hear positive experiences. I will ensure the teams are made aware of your comments.

We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a programme called ‘Patient Stories’. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them. If you would like to take part could you contact Helen Howard Matron for Patient Experience on 0161 922 4652

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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