Tameside Hospital gets Government funding



Tameside hospital is to be given £14.3m by the government to help get the hospital out of special measures. 

The hospital went into special measures following a report into patient care last summer. The Trust is looking at a deficit Of £17.5m in it's accounts for the current financial year, which is mainly due to the hospitals efforts to address the critical review of last year. It will receive the money in monthly instalments.

The health regulator Monitor said it believed extra money was necessary to continue to provide adequate patient services. The Care Quality Commision recently said thast there had not been enough progress for the hospital to leave special measures.