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UHSM Transplant Team is Going for Gold

University Hospital of South Manchester is wishing a huge good luck to members of the Wythenshawe Hospital Transplant Sports Team taking part in the British Transplant Games. This year’s event takes place from Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31 in Liverpool. The hospital team is fielding 22 participants, four women and 18 men, ranging […]

Pioneering heart transplant takes place at UHSM

Surgeons from the University Hospital of South Manchester’s Transplant Unit have become the first in the North West to use a system which can restore the heart to beating after it has been donated by a deceased donor for up to eight hours. The TransMedic Organ Care System (OCS), often referred to as the ‘heart […]

Largest Trans Cancer Learning Event in UK Hosted at UHSM

The University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) has hosted the largest ever cancer learning event for trans people and healthcare professionals. At least 300,000 trans people in the UK will experience cancer in their lifetime. The ‘Cancer Doesn’t Do Labels’ event, organised on behalf of Manchester LGBT Cancer Support Alliance, was UHSM’s Medical Director Dr […]

UHSM Celebration of Health and Wellbeing in South Manchester

University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) is proud to announce a celebration of Health and Wellbeing. On Wednesday 20 July at Wythenshawe Forum, UHSM is hosting a celebration of health and well-being services across south Manchester: a free event bringing together many of the great health and well-being services that are available from the NHS, […]

Dementia Matters at UHSM

A Dementia specialist will take the lead at this month’s ‘Health Matters’ talk at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). This is the second in the series of ‘Health Matters’ monthly programme, following a talk on keeping your heart healthy in June. The talk, taking place on Friday 15th July, will […]

UHSM is top performer in country for cancer clinical research

Latest figures recently released by produced by the National Cancer Research Network shows that the University Hospital of South Manchester’s (UHSM) Research and Development department is one of the highest recruiters for cancer studies in the country. Since 2013, staff at UHSM have recruited more than 10,300 patients to clinical trials, making it the top […]

Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month: Make sure you are breast aware

Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month (EMCAM), previously Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Week (EMCAW), is when we can all come together to raise awareness of cancer within ethnic minority communities in Britain. EMCAM is organised by an alliance of charities working with and within communities to raise awareness of cancer. Evidence shows that 43% of BME women […]

UHSM expert helps phase-out of harmful CFCs

The Head of Respiratory Medicine at University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) is an environmental champion, after helping to save the ozone layer. CFCs that were widely used in refrigerators and aerosols, but were damaging the earth’s protective ozone layer, were phased out in many countries in 1996, under the terms of the 1987 United […]

‘Cancer Doesn’t Do Labels’ study day

The University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) is to host the largest ever cancer learning event for trans people and healthcare professionals on Tuesday, 5 July on behalf of Manchester LGBT Cancer Support Alliance. The event will be opened by UHSM’s Medical Director John Crampton, who will also participate as one of […]

Multi-centre trial testing new treatment for chronic cugh led by UHSM Professor

An international clinical trial to test the first new cough drug in 50 years is being led by the University Hospital of South Manchester’s (UHSM) Professor Jaclyn Smith. If approved, the promising new treatment could offer hope to the millions of people living with chronic cough for whom few, if any, effective treatments exist. The […]