"Pleased with the care I received."

About: Tameside General Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

My GP referred me to A&E for emergency minor surgery. The wait was quite lengthy, but triage was quick and all hospital staff were friendly, polite and helpful. I was asked to return home and call for a bed at Day Surgery next day. The bed manager was very helpful and called back as promised when he had a bed.

Things were a little late in Day Surgery, as two more urgent emergencies arrived and threw the schedule out, but all staff - anaesthetist, surgeon, nurses and porters - where all very helpful both before the procedure, and during my recovery.

All in all, a peaceful and confidence inspiring experience.

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Response from Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your comments.

We are sorry you had unavoidable delays but note that you found the staff helpful and inspired confidence.

We will ensure all the staff in the departments receives this feedback