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Foundation Trust Fact File

Foundation Trust Fact File

We were authorised as a Foundation Trust (FT) by Monitor (FT independent regulator) on 1st January 2009.

We are known as Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust but you will know us better as:

To give you an idea of the size of our organisation, between 1st April 2014 and 31st March 2015 we undertook the following activity:

Accident and Emergency 2014/15

  • First Attendances 295529
  • Follow-up attendances  5060

Total 300589

In-patient/Day case Activity 2014/15

  • In-patient (emergency)  80166
  • In-patient (elective) 19699
  • Day cases  78733

Total  178598

  • Day cases as a % or elective activity 80.0%
  • Day cases as a % of total activity 44.1%

Out-patient Activity 2014/15

  • Out-patients first attendances 282513
  • Out-patients follow-up attendances 788738

Total 1071251

Bed Usage 2014/15

  • Average in-patient stay 2.7 days

General Information 2014/15

  • Number of babies born 9007
  • Total number of operations/procedures 178251
  • Renal Transplants (including kidney/pancreas)  234
  • Number of Cataract Procedures 4814

Our Community

The Trust is located at the heart of one of Manchester's busiest areas, providing healthcare to the local population around Oxford Road and radiating out to the communities of Ardwick, Longsight, Levenshulme and beyond. In addition to delivering high quality healthcare, we also have responsibilities as a corporate citizen within our community. Many of our 12,000 staff live locally and we are keen to play our part in employment, regeneration and other initiatives to make the area a better place to live, work and visit.

Local projects and partnerships we are involved in include:

The Corridor Manchester

Established in 2007, as a partnership including the Trust, Manchester City Council, The University of Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music and Manchester Metropolitan University, the Corridor has contributed to the re-generation of the area which runs along the Oxford Road spine from the southern entrance to the city up to St Peter's Square.

There are number of high level projects including the cross-city transport initiative improvements to public realm, employment initiatives, the low carbon strategy, digitisation and importantly for the Trust, the devolvement of the former Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (completed Summer 2014), with a major project to provide the location of innovation and training facilities.

The above innovations support both the strategy direction of the Trust and their partner institutions.

The investment will also transform the area's transport links, facilities, public spaces and cultural life. For more information go to http://www.corridormanchester.com/

Visit Greater Manchester Bus Priority Package for further information about TfGM proposals.

Employment initiatives

The Trust has strengthened its commitment to employing people living local to the hospital site by embarking on various local employment initiatives. Most notably, the Trust is working in partnership with The Manchester College and JobCentre Plus in delivering tailor-made pre-employment training programmes aimed at local residents. This initiative has led to the Trust formalising a Local Employment Partnership (LEP) agreement, which was formally signed on behalf of Jobcentre Plus by Tony McNulty, Minister for Employment & Welfare Reform, during a visit in January 2009.

The Trust's community project plan brings together a number of external partners, including Manchester City Council, Manchester Joint Health Unit, the City South Partnership and other providers, all sharing the objective of improving employment opportunities for those people living locally to the main Trust site.

For more information, please visit the Careers section of the Trust website, http://www.careers.cmft.nhs.uk

Manchester Health Academy

The Trust was the first NHS organisation to sponsor a Health Academy school. The new Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 on the site of the predecessor high school in Wythenshawe. The new health academy opened in September 2010 and includes a brand new academy school costing £19 million together with the new £1 million library and the refurbishment of previous relatively new buildings.

The Health Academy provides 600 places for 11-16 year olds with an additional 120 post 16 places. It is sponsored by the Trust with co-sponsorship from Manchester City Council and The Manchester College.

An inclusive educational environment, the Health Academy supports all types of learners whatever their interest, while also being a centre of excellence for everything relating to health, biosciences and sport and will focus on careers in the NHS. The Academy will also develop networks to help support and influence the health agenda at other schools across the city.

For more information go to: http://www.manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk/