"Professional, courteous, cheerful staff"

About: Tameside General Hospital / Respiratory medicine

(as the patient),

Hi I attended hospital today for a barium follow through and later in the day for Dr Payne's asthma clinic. I'd just like to say that all the staff I met today were professional, courteous, cheerful and helpful.

The radiologist this morning, think his name was Steve, was really kind and professional.

Dr Payne is a fantastic consultant, friendly and attentive.

I didn't mention that I'm a nurse and was still treated with dignity and respect throughout the 2 appointments, so please pass on my thanks to Tameside.

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››


Response from John Goodenough, Director of Nursing, Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Many thanks for taking the time to post your positive experiences on the Patient Opinion website.

I will ensure the Radiology department and Dr Payne are made ware of your kind comments. Thank you for choosing Tameside Hospital as your hospital of choice.

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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


  • {{helpful}} of {{total()}} people think this response is helpful

Updates, changes and questions related to this story