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UHSM Cardiologists First in UK to Use New Aortic Valve

Cardiologists at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) are the first in the UK and only the second in Europe to use a new larger-sized replacement heart valve during a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). The patient, who is now recovering well at home, was turned down for conventional aortic valve surgery […]

Pantomime Delivers a Dose of Festive Cheer at UHSM

Starlight Children’s Foundation brought a large dose of fun and laughter to children in University Hospital of South Manchester’s (UHSM) Starlight Unit when its marvellous pop-up pantomime ‘Dick Whittington and His Cat’ paid a visit. Starlight is a national charity that grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes for half-a-million seriously and terminally ill children each year and provides […]

Road Changes at Wythenshawe Hospital

On 6/7/8 January works will be taking place at Wythenshawe Hospital to the roads leading to and from the Emergency Department, Laureate House, the Fracture Clinic and Entrances 2 & 3. Click here to view a site map. As a result of this, there will be some disruption and temporary road closures. Upon completion of […]

Christmas Celebration for Rainbow Clinic Babies

Christmas is a magical event for families but it can also be a difficult time for those who have lost a pregnancy or young baby. So there was cause for much celebration on Wednesday, 14 December, as mothers treated by University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust’s (UHSM) Rainbow Clinic at Wythenshawe Hospital attended […]

Warm and Cosy at Christmas

  The winter chill has set in; with temperatures plunging to below zero degrees at night and Jack Frost is well and truly nipping at our noses. Here at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM), we want to make sure all our patients keep out the chill this year and enjoy a […]

Award Success for Emerging Leader at UHSM

Congratulations to the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust’s Consultant Chest Physician Dr Binita Kane who won the ‘Emerging Leader’ category in the North West Leadership Academy Recognition Awards 2016. Dr Kane, who is clinical lead for ‘integrated respiratory care’ at UHSM and is a specialist in treating severe asthma, has a wealth […]

Inspirational Research Nurse Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

A nurse manager at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for her work facilitating clinical research studies and trials. Debbie Smith, Research Hubs Nurse Manager, received the accolade at the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards 2016. Another UHSM recipient was Kate Whitehead, a haematology […]

UHSM Dementia Lead Wins National Care Award

A University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) nurse in charge of championing the needs and care of people living with dementia has won the Best Dementia Lead/Nurse category in the seventh National Dementia Care Award 2016. Lead Dementia Specialist Nurse Sarah Monks was presented with her award by celebrity astrologer Russell Grant […]

UHSM to share in Government investment of £12.5m to expand pioneering clinical research in Greater Manchester

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) is to share in £12.5m awarded to Greater Manchester to fund cutting-edge research space, highly trained staff and specialist equipment required to develop and deliver pioneering new treatments. The money has been awarded by the Department of Health (DH) under the NIHR Clinical Research Facility Scheme […]