"Will avoid at all costs in future."

About: Tameside General Hospital

What I liked


What could be improved

Waiting times were terrible, more staff required.

Anything else?

Average waiting time is supposed to be 2-3 hours max, I was there for almost six with a fractured arm waiting to be seen, and even then all they did was give me pain relief and book me in to be treated at a later date!

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Response from Tameside General Hospital

I would be grateful if you could contact the Trust’s complaint department in order that we can investigate your concerns you have outlined within this posting.

Our complaints department can be contacted on 0161 922 6025.

John Goodenough


“Would you like to help the hospital to improve its services further? We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a development called “Patient Stories”. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them – what was good, bad, what could be improved, what should be changed. Want to know more about what’s involved?

Please contact John Goodenough, Director of Nursing at John.Goodenough@tgh.nhs.uk

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