Accessibility Statement

Nurses’ strike action information

Press Release: 16/01/2023

 
Tameside Hospital has made necessary plans to maintain the safety, welfare and service of those in our care during the industrial action planned on 18 and 19 January.

Unless advised otherwise, please continue to attend appointments and access services as usual. You do not need to contact the Trust. For those whose appointments or care that may be impacted, you will be contacted directly by the service.

The hospital’s A&E department will remain open for genuine emergencies and life-threatening conditions.
If it is not an emergency, please consider other options such as visiting a pharmacist, contacting your GP or visiting www.111.nhs.uk.

For more information on when to call 999 and when to go to A&E, you can visit the NHS UK website.
NHS 111 online can tell you:

•           Where to get help for your symptoms, if you’re not sure what to do
•           How to find general health information and advice
•           Where to get an emergency supply of your prescribed medicine
•           How to get a repeat prescription

In a mental health crisis, call the mental health crisis line in your area (Greater Manchester: Bury, Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale, Oldham, Stockport and Tameside & Glossop – 0800 014 9995).
 
Read the Get To Know Where To Go leaflet which outlines all of the full range of health services available.
 
 
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