UHSM Cardiologist wins national award

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Dr Steven Shaw, Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has been awarded the ‘You’re Simply Marvellous’ award by the Pumping Marvellous Foundation.

Dr Steven Shaw, was nominated by the patient community to receive a ‘You’re Simply Marvellous’ award. Heart failure patient Sarah-Jayne commended Dr Shaw for his outstanding patient care in enabling understanding of her condition, Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, heart failure in pregnancy.

Sarah Jayne said: “When I arrived at UHSM, I was in a terrible condition and there was a point where there was little hope I was going to make it through the night. Dr Shaw and his team not only worked really hard so I survived but they have also provided me with brilliant support ever since. It was always going to be difficult being a new mum with a heart problem but I am happy to have a cardiologist who understands and has both an interest and extensive experience in the condition”.

Measured by the individual patients’ experience, the ‘You’re Simply Marvellous’ award reflects the direct impact outstanding health care professionals have in the local community, producing the highest standard of care for their patients.

Dr Steven Shaw said: “I am delighted to receive this award from the Pumping Marvellous Foundation. Providing patients with the best possible care is always my priority and to receive this award and be nominated by my patients really means a lot.”

Sponsored by The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, Dr Shaw’s award acknowledges the commitment and value he brings to the treatment of heart failure and improving patient outcomes.
Nick Hartshorne Evans, Founder and CE of the Pumping Marvellous Foundation said: “We are delighted that our patient community has chosen Dr Steven Shaw, Consultant Cardiologist for University Hospital South Manchester to receive this yearly award from the charity. It’s so important that patients and their families can work with and operate as a team with their healthcare professional and Dr Shaw was only one of 5 chosen healthcare professionals across the United Kingdom to be nominated by the charity’s patients. A superb achievement and all 5 of the health care professionals should be proud of themselves.”

UHSM’s medical director Dr John Crampton said: “I would like to congratulate Dr Shaw on winning this patient-led award. Here at the Trust we are incredibly proud of the fantastic care being provided by our team at the North West Heart and Lung Centre – and Dr Shaw is at the forefront of this. He continues to show immense dedication to the Trust and his patients, and it is a pleasure to see that dedication recognised with this award.”

Dr Steven Shaw is a Heart Failure Physician based at the North West Heart and Lung Centre at UHSM, with subspecialty expertise in Advanced Heart Failure, Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Cardiac Transplantation.