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Transplant talk at Wythenshawe Hospital

Join experts at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) for a ‘Health Matters’ talk on the ‘Transplant Journey’ on Friday 23rd September. This is the fourth in the series of the ‘Health Matters’ monthly programme, following a talk on Living with Cancer in August. The ‘Transplant Journey’ talk, taking place at […]

Landmark award for Greater Manchester’s devolved health system – £28.5m invested to pioneer lifesaving research and new treatments

Today history has been made as a single Manchester bid has been awarded £28.5m from the NIHR, bringing lifesaving tests and treatments a step nearer for millions of people. The bid has only been made possible through bringing together the recognised clinical and research expertise from across health and academia, which demonstrates the connectivity and […]

Organ Donation Week – Are you on the register?

This week is Organ Donation Week – a week to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation and making sure you’re on the register. Currently there are over 6,000 people on the UK national transplant waiting list. In the last year over 1,300 people either died whilst on the waiting list or became too […]

UHSM consultants take on 1000 mile cycle

UHSM consultants Tim Hayes and Miguel Garcia are taking on the 1000 mile cycle from Land’s End to John o’Groats to raise money for Wythenshawe Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Department. The bike ride will see them travel from the two furthest points on the island of Great Britain. The journey from one end of the country to another […]

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 Tuesday 13th September 2016. UHSM became a Foundation Trust is 2006. This means that whilst still part of the NHS, we have greater financial freedom to decide how to improve the services […]

Showing Pride In Our Equality and Diversity

University Hospital of South Manchester will be celebrating the equality and diversity of all its staff and patients as a group of employees take part in the Manchester Pride Parade. They will take their places on a fun-filled float to celebrate the parade on Saturday 27 August at 1pm, in partnership with Wythenshawe Community Housing […]

World-First Study at UHSM May Bring Hope To Chronic Pelvic Pain Sufferers

In a world first, a research study looking at the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic vein incompetence and chronic pelvic pain is being carried out by researchers at the Academic Surgery Unit at the University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM). Researchers believe damaged veins deep in the pelvis may be a cause of chronic pelvic […]

Unit Is Breath of Fresh Air for Chronic Respiratory Patients at UHSM

Patients with chronic respiratory problems are set to benefit from the opening of the new North West Ventilation Unit. On Monday, 1 August, the new unit was opened for those patients in the community who need long term ventilation support to help them breathe. This includes more than 1,900 patients with a variety of different […]

Living with Cancer talk at Wythenshawe Hospital

The cancer support team 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 third in the series of the ‘Health Matters’ monthly programme, following a talk on Dementia in July. The ‘Living with Cancer’ talk, taking place at 2pm on Friday […]

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 […]