As an Academic Health Science Centre, an essential part of our mission is to deliver excellence in healthcare.
Our healthcare services are provided by six leading NHS organisations.
University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM)
UHSM is a major acute teaching hospital trust providing services for adults and children at Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Community Hospital (the latter owned by Manchester PCT). It is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence, demonstrated by its mortality rates, which are among the lowest in the UK. It provides district general hospital services and specialist tertiary services to the local community. Its fields of specialist expertise – including cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, heart and lung transplantation, respiratory conditions, burns and plastics, cancer and breast care services – are also provided to patients from much further afield, across the North West and beyond.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
The Christie has been pioneering cancer research breakthroughs for over 100 years and is the largest cancer centre in Europe. Treating more than 40,000 patients each year, it was the first UK centre to be officially accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre. Based in Manchester, with radiotherapy centres in Oldham and Salford, it is a national specialist centre with 26% of patients referred from across the UK.
Through the impassioned dedication of its 2,500 staff, 350 volunteers and 27,500 public members, it remains committed to helping all those affected by cancer, both now and in the future.
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (SRFT)
SRFT aims to be the safest organisation in the NHS through providing safe, clean and personal care to every patient, every time.
It is an integrated provider of hospital, community and primary care services, including the University Teaching Trust. Its team of 6,000 staff provides local services to the City of Salford and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.
It holds the top satisfaction scores for both patients and staff, emerged as the top Acute Trust nationally in the In-Patient Survey 2013 and celebrated the best results in the country for the NHS Staff Survey 2013.
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Salford CCG is made up of local GPs who, with the support of other health colleagues, are responsible for making sure the NHS budget is spent in the right way for the 230,000 people living in Salford.
Salford CCG is led by Dr Hamish Stedman. The governing body (the board) is made up of local GPs, other healthcare professionals and appointed representatives of the local community. Every GP in Salford has agreed to join together and be part of Salford CCG. Each GP has signed up to take on an active role in making sure this organisation is a success; ensuring that Salford CCG commission (buy) high-quality services that enable our population to live longer healthier lives.
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust (MMHSCT)
MMHSCT provides a wide range of mental health, physical health and wellbeing services and is one of only five combined mental health and social care Trusts in England and Wales.
The Trust serves an estimated population of 503,000 people, operating with the Manchester City Council boundaries.
The Trust also hosts a number of national leaders and leading researchers in their field including National Clinical Director for Dementia Professor Alistair Burns, Professor Shôn Lewis who heads research on schizophrenia and is the Director of Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, Professor Nav Kapur, who heads suicide research at the University of Manchester and has led national guidelines, and Professor Louis Appleby, National Director for Health and Criminal Justice.
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT)
As the leading provider of healthcare services in Manchester, CMFT treats around 1.5 million patients every year. Its specialist hospitals are home to hundreds of world class clinicians and academic staff committed to finding its patients the best care and treatments. Its vision is to be recognised as the leading healthcare provider in the NHS excelling in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching, dedicated to improving health.