Tameside`s Macmillan Unit and Tameside and Glossop`s Macmillan Information and Support Service has been awarded Macmillan Cancer Support prestigious Macmillan Quality Environment Mark.
The Macmillan Unit and Information and support Service achieved the highest ratings possible across all inspection areas when assessed.
Recognising both the environment of Tameside`s Macmillan Unit and the services within as achieving Macmillan Cancer Support`s standard of excellence.
The Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM) is a detailed quality framework used for assessing whether cancer care environments meet the standards required by people living with cancer. It is the first assessment tool of its kind in the UK.
The Macmillan information and support service manager David Banks said "We are extremely proud to receive the award. It's a testament to the tireless work of the community of Tameside and Glossop, the fundraisers, community and voluntary groups, healthcare teams and the Macmillan Unit project team, all of whom in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support made the Tameside Macmillan Unit and the Tameside and Glossop Macmillan Information and Support Service a reality."
More information about the Tameside and Glossop Macmillan information and support service is on our website