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UHSM Services shortlisted for HSJ 2017 Awards

Several services at University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted for prestigious national healthcare awards, known as the 2017 HSJ (Health Service Journal) Awards. Now in their 36th year, the sought-after accolades recognise, celebrate and promote the finest achievements in the NHS. UHSM’s global education initiative, the Gulu Manchester Link, […]

Gazebo donation for UHSM’s Burns Centre from Sale and District Lions Club

The Burns Centre at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has received a donation from a local charitable group to help improve the experience of patients recovering from severe burns-related injuries.   UHSM Chief Executive Silas Nicholls and Mike Kane, MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of […]

Wythenshawe Hospital’s Emergency Department expansion celebrated by local MP Mike Kane in special ‘brick-laying’ ceremony

Building work is underway to transform the Emergency Department at Wythenshawe Hospital in a £15 million major expansion project. In a special ceremony on Friday 25th August, Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Mike Kane helped lay a commemorative stone to celebrate the extension, which will improve patient care, alongside representatives from the Trust, developers Interserve […]

UHSM 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 Wednesday 6th September 2017. The Annual Members’ Meeting is an opportunity for members to reflect on the previous year, as well as looking ahead. It is also a valuable opportunity for members […]

Public Member Single Hospital Service briefing session

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a briefing session on Wednesday 23rd Augsut 2017, 11am-12:30pm for our Foundation Trust members. The session is an opportunity for members to find out more about our plans to bring UHSM and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) together to provide a single […]

Trusts welcome clearance to create new hospital trust

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) have welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) clearance of the Trusts’ planned merger. In its final report, the CMA states that the merger will lead to substantial benefits for patients including those at risk of heart […]

Manchester Camerata’s ‘Music in Mind’ project for people living with Dementia

At University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) we are working with musicians from Manchester Camerata, one of Britain’s most pioneering orchestras, to deliver music therapy sessions for patients with Dementia. Naomi Atherton, Camerata prinicipal horn, and Kate Fawcett, Music Therapist, are working closely with UHSM’s Dementia care team and activities coordinators to […]

Transformative E-Learning Programme improves non-cancer specialists’ ability to support patients  

A new web-based cancer awareness course is being hailed by users as a significant step in transforming non-cancer specialists’ ability to support people with the disease. The free E-learning programme https://greatermanchestercares.co.uk/theme/dynamic/login.php was launched in May by the Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP) through University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) and private firm, Dynamic. […]

Greater Manchester Mayor officially opens new OPAL House at Wythenshawe Hospital

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham officially opened a new facility called OPAL House based at Wythenshawe Hospital, part of University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) on Wednesday 26th July. OPAL (Older Persons Assessment and Liaison)House is specifically for frail, elderly patients who no longer need acute hospital care but are […]

UHSM celebrates staff with Long Service Awards

Every year at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) we recognise colleagues’ commitment and service to the Trust with our Long Service Awards. This year colleagues received awards for 20, 30 and 40 years’ of service – all of which are fantastic achievements. One special award was also given for an incredible […]