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UHSM Staff Are Real Gems

At University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust we know our staff are our best asset and give their all to provide excellent and safe patient care each and every day. To say thank you to our staff and celebrate examples of outstanding care each year we hold our Annual Staff Diamond Awards, This […]

UHSM Celebrates National Apprenticeships Week

At University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) we celebrated the 10th National Apprenticeships Week. It is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy, while encouraging even more people to choose them as a fast-track to a great career. An apprenticeship is a […]

Public changed zebra’s stripes for Rare Disease Day

At the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM), in addition to treating our patients, as a Centre of Excellence for Research and Development we also carry out vital trials and studies across multiple medical disciplines. Research is the cornerstone of first-class healthcare and is essential to help the NHS understand which treatments […]

Nursing Associates Begin Pioneering Two Year Course

At University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) we pride ourselves on helping our staff to improve their skills and undertake workplace educational development in order that they can continue to give our patients the best and safest care possible. Last month (January), 24 of UHSM’s existing healthcare support workers started on a […]

Artistic Patients Discover Their ‘Roots’

Patients at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust’s Buccleuch Lodge Intermediate Care Unit have been taking part in a six week long art workshop. The Buccleuch Lodge Community Arts Project is based around the theme of ‘Roots in the Community’, part of Didsbury Art Festival’s theme for 2017. The project is being run […]

UHSM Receives Generous Donations from Patients and Volunteers

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has received a number of donations to buy new equipment. A donation was made by the daughters of Marie Wells, who spent time at one of Wythenshawe Hospital’s wards, before passing away in December 2016. Martine McCarthy, Beverley Peake and Val Griffiths presented the ward with […]

UHSM has been chosen to join the 100,000 Genome Project

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has been chosen to join the 100,000 Genome Project as part of the Greater Manchester Genomic Medicine Centre. Staff at UHSM’s Wythenshawe Hospital are excited to be able to offer access to this ground-breaking transformational project, first launched in 2014 across the NHS in England. It […]

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 […]