"The staff need a medal"

About: Tameside General Hospital

I only when in for over night on a ward which was mainly old women so had a lot of mental problems it was just like a old peoples home the staff don't stop from the start of there shift till the finish they need a medal it's poor management of this hospital that let's it down not the staff

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

Thank you for your feedback.

We recognize how hard the staff work and that it is important they feel supported. Thank you again for your comment.

Kind regards

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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