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Mental Well Being Advice Following the Manchester Arena Incident

This guidance is aimed at anyone exposed to the incident at Manchester Arena that took place on 22 May 2017. The emotional effects will be felt by survivors, bereaved families, friends, emergency services, health care workers and the general public. If you witnessed or lost someone in the attack you will most certainly have a […]

Retirement will be Twice as Nice for Nursing Duo

Two childhood best friends with the same first names, who attended the same school, who started their nursing training together on the same day in 1979 and who still work together in the same department, retired on the same day from University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). In 1979, Bernadette Hough and […]

Trial of new triple inhaler shows 20% reduction in COPD flare-ups

Flare-ups in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the UK’s fourth leading cause of death, can be reduced by 20% by a combined triple inhaler, according to the results of a trial of more than 2,000 people conducted at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). The study, published in the Lancet, contains the results […]

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 […]