We are a centre of excellence for healthcare and
deal with over one million patients each year across our hospitals.
Throughout the North West we have the largest number of
undergraduates and clinical staff in training and have the biggest
2009 marked a major landmark in our
history with the opening of four new hospitals. This was part of
our £500 million redevelopment which has provided state-of-the-art
facilities. These facilities were officially opened by Her
Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on
23rd March 2012.
April 2011 we became responsible for 45 community services across
We have the following hospitals
Infirmary was founded in 1752 in a small 12-bedded
house in the city centre. We are now a large teaching hospital and
a specialist regional centre for kidney and pancreas transplants,
cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. We have boasted many medical
breakthroughs, including, the first hospital in the UK to undertake
4,000 kidney transplants, the first to have undertaken1,000
cochlear implants and more recently the first in the UK to use a
standalone 3D system for prostate cancer surgery.
Royal Eye Hospital is one of the largest teaching eye
hospitals in Europe and one of only two dedicated eye hospitals in
the country. Globally acknowledged as a centre of excellence, the
Eye Hospital is renowned for its pioneering work in all aspects of
ophthalmology, including the Emergency Eye Centre, Acute Referral
Centre, Ophthalmic Imaging, Ultrasound Unit, Electrodiagnosis,
Laser Unit, Optometry, Orthoptics, Manchester Eye Bank, Ocular
Prosthetics and the bionic eye implant trial.
The Royal Manchester Children's
Hospital provides specialist healthcare services for
children and young people. We see 185,000 patients each year across
a range of specialties including oncology, haematology, bone marrow
transplant, burns, genetics, and orthopaedics. With 371 beds it is
the largest single-site children's hospital in the UK.
Hospital, has successfully developed a wide range of
world class medical services for women, babies and children as well
as a comprehensive Genetics Centre. We now deliver over 7,200
babies each year. There are 1,000 staff who provide the highest
standards of care in: Obstetrics/Maternity; Gynaecology; Genetics
and Newborn Intensive Care.
The University Dental
Hospital is one of the key specialist dental hospitals
in the UK, seeing around 90,000 patients each year. It is a major
teaching hospital with 300 staff undertaking the training of dental
students, dental nurses and hygienist therapists.
Hospitals: From 1st April 2012 the three
Trafford hospitals (Trafford General, Altrincham and Stretford
Memorial) came under our management following a successful
acquisition process. Services include general surgery and
medicine; children's services; cardiology; orthopaedics;
audiology; elderly care; dermatology; respiratory; and Ear,
nose and throat.
Health is our business and research
and innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Our
people are key todelivering research, which in turn enables us to
deliver continuous improvements through our services to patients.
We have a diverse range of research roles from lab technicians to
trial co-ordinators and research nurses to administration
Success relies upon collaboration
and, with this in mind, we work with patients, other researchers
and industry to improve healthcare. Located on the largest
clinical-academic campus in Europe, our research infrastructure is
aligned with The University of Manchester, to enable us to
effectively translate research into clinical practice. Our research
is making a real difference not only to patients within the Trust,
but to a global audience as well.
We host a number of nationally recognised research centres, made
up of internationally renowned researchers working in areas such as
paediatrics, genetic medicine, cardiovascular medicine, maternal
and fetal health and musculoskeletal medicine.
We proactively promote career development within our Trust and
run annual clinical fellowships and pump priming funding awards,
alongside dedicated research career advice through our Training
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