Hospital at Home in Greater Manchester

Information for patients, families and carers

The care of hospital, the comfort of home

Hospital at Home, which includes virtual wards or other technology-enabled care at home, provides the care and treatment you would expect in a hospital in the place you call home.

This service brings together nurses, doctors and other health professionals to deliver the hospital care you need, to you. It combines the latest health technology with the specialist knowledge of doctors and nurses working in the Greater Manchester health and care system.

Hear from Hospital at Home staff and patients

Meet Joanne Edwards

Virtual Wards Team Leader at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tania's story

Hospital at Home (virtual wards) patient in 2022

Meet Karl Guttormsen

Interim Virtual Ward Lead at North Manchester General Hospital

Meet Stephanie Smith

Team Leader for Digital Health – Senior Clinical Nurse Assessor, Tameside and Stockport

Meet Zena Greenhalgh

Matron of the Digital Service at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Richard's story

Hospital at Home (virtual wards) patient in 2023

Richard's story

Richard was one of the first patients in Bolton to use the GM Hospital at Home service after experiencing a heart condition in early 2023. Richard and his wife Hazel share their positive experiences in this short video:

What to expect guide

The What to Expect guide provides information for patients, families and carers on the Hospital at Home service.

It provides an overview of what to expect if you, or someone you care for, is suitable to receive hospital care in the comfort of home.


Access the guide by clicking on the link below:

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