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‘Nursing Through the Ages’ talk cancelled

Please note that the Health Matters talk ‘Nursing Through the Ages’ scheduled to take place on 28th October has been cancelled. The next talk, ‘Living with Allergies’ will go ahead as planned at 1pm on 18th November. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    

UK-First Early Diagnosis Lung Disease Pilot Completes 60-Day Trial After Overwhelming Support

A Lung Early Diagnosis Pilot devised and implemented by the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM), which sited mobile low-dose CT scanners in shopping area car parks and experienced huge demand from patients, has completed its initial 60-day project. The pilot, funded by the Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP) and devised and […]

Surprise ITV Hero Award handed over on live national TV to UHSM Macmillan Information and Support Centre Manager Debbie Smith

The University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust’s (UHSM) Macmillan Information and Support Centre Manager Debbie Smith was surprised live on national television and presented with a ‘Kelly’s Hero’ Award by ITV’s Lorraine programme. Debbie, who was a nurse before becoming manager of the Macmillan Information and Support Centre, was nominated by colleagues for her […]

Innovative COPD CityVerve project takes shape

A project team comprising researchers from University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM), Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and The University of Manchester (UoM) has been established to deliver the CityVerve chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) research project. The COPD research study will investigate whether the Internet of Things (IoT) network (sensors both […]

Transplant talk at Wythenshawe Hospital

Join experts at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) for a ‘Health Matters’ talk on the ‘Transplant Journey’ on Friday 23rd September. This is the fourth in the series of the ‘Health Matters’ monthly programme, following a talk on Living with Cancer in August. The ‘Transplant Journey’ talk, taking place at […]

Landmark award for Greater Manchester’s devolved health system – £28.5m invested to pioneer lifesaving research and new treatments

Today history has been made as a single Manchester bid has been awarded £28.5m from the NIHR, bringing lifesaving tests and treatments a step nearer for millions of people. The bid has only been made possible through bringing together the recognised clinical and research expertise from across health and academia, which demonstrates the connectivity and […]

Organ Donation Week – Are you on the register?

This week is Organ Donation Week – a week to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation and making sure you’re on the register. Currently there are over 6,000 people on the UK national transplant waiting list. In the last year over 1,300 people either died whilst on the waiting list or became too […]

UHSM consultants take on 1000 mile cycle

UHSM consultants Tim Hayes and Miguel Garcia are taking on the 1000 mile cycle from Land’s End to John o’Groats to raise money for Wythenshawe Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Department. The bike ride will see them travel from the two furthest points on the island of Great Britain. The journey from one end of the country to another […]

Annual Members’ Meeting

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) would like to invite all our registered members to our Annual Members’ Meeting on Tuesday 13th September 2016. UHSM became a Foundation Trust is 2006. This means that whilst still part of the NHS, we have greater financial freedom to decide how to improve the services […]

Showing Pride In Our Equality and Diversity

University Hospital of South Manchester will be celebrating the equality and diversity of all its staff and patients as a group of employees take part in the Manchester Pride Parade. They will take their places on a fun-filled float to celebrate the parade on Saturday 27 August at 1pm, in partnership with Wythenshawe Community Housing […]