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If you have feedback about these topics, or any recent experiences about health or care services you think we should know about, give Healthwatch Tameside a call on 0161 667 2526. Or email

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New website launched

Since the last edition of this news bulletin, we have some good news to share. Our new website has gone live -

Please take a look, and let us know what you think. What looks good? Can you find what you are looking for? Have you found any broken links?


All our open surveys can be found on the 'Have your say' page -

These include COVID-19 Test and Trace. What are your views on Test and Trace? If you have been contacted by Test and Trace, how did it go?

This survey will close on 2 April 2021. As usual, if you, or someone you know, prefers to complete surveys on paper, or over the phone, please give us a call on 0161 667 2526. Our email address is

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind logo

Listening spaces

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind have recently launched 'Listening Spaces'.

This is a FREE confidential service providing advice and resources for people to talk - especially at this difficult time.

For more information, have a look at their website

My Recovery Tameside

My Recovery Tameside is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults, young people, families, carers and affected others in Tameside.

It is now easy to refer directly to the service. For more information have a look at the website -

Local community services

Here are a few organisations you may not know about:

Infinity Initiatives logo

Infinity Initiatives run a variety of services (mental health support, pay what you can cafe, foodbank, football team) across various sites.

Their latest initiative is to support those who have suffered a pet bereavement. For more information about this new project see their website at

Fit over Fifty logo

The aim of the organisation is to provide activities to the over 50s in order to help improve health and well being, overcome isolation and let you stay independent for as long as possible.

For more information, see their website -

Phantasmagoria Magical Travel Emporium

Phantasmagoria are opening up the Maparium for some crafty well-being workshops on Thursdays and Fridays starting next week - Thursday 18 March. These are aimed at adults who are struggling with anxiety, low mood or social isolation. They can have up to 8 people safely socially distanced so people need to book a place. For more information, or if you are interested in attending, see the Facebook page or email or text 07989 529964.

NICE committees

NICE committees and working groups are made up of health, social care and other professionals, along with practitioners and technical experts. Other committee members include patients, service users, carers and members of the public.

If you would like to know more you can:

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