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2014/15

 

  • MRI patient is awarded Graeme Clark Scholarship Award
  • Snooker star Shaun Murphy visits Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
  • MCFC's Patrick Viera opens our new Interventional Radiology facility
  • NAO the robot visits Manchester Health Academy
  • Clean bill of health for Altrincham Hospital - Health inspectors published a glowing report for Altrincham Hospital following an unannounced visit by the Care Quality Commission.
  • Building work starts on new Altrincham Hospital development - The 75,000 sq ft hospital is being developed on our behalf by Pochin Property in partnership with Citybranch.  It will be located on Railway Street in Altrincham town centre.
  • New dialysis unit opens in Stockport
  • Go4It - Manchester Health Academy wins the Gold Award  - Manchester Health Academy won the latest Gold Go4It Award for all the work that the Academy carries out around developing skills recognised by employers as being key to employability.
  • BBC One and Gold Star Productions secures unprecedented Access to St Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre for one-off documentary.
  • We featured in the BBC series 'Keeping Britain Alive'
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner attends The Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service
  • Launch of the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine; a new collaboration bringing research benefits to the bedside
  • New virtual clinics introduced for shoulder surgery patients at Trafford General
  • We collected an impressive three awards out of a possible twelve at this year's Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards.
  • Young People's Event - We held our annual open day for young people
  • Director of the Institute for Women's Health comes to Saint Mary's
  • Perenbast the mummy comes in for a scan
  • Recognising low blood sugars could help prevent brain damage in newborn babies - Researchers from The University of Manchester, and the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, studying a rare and potentially lethal childhood disease - which is the clinical opposite of diabetes - made an important discovery.
  • UK's first ever study shows early mammograms in younger women at increased risk of breast cancer could save lives
  • Manchester Hospital School and Home Teaching Service, based at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, was declared 'Outstanding', scoring the highest grading in each Ofsted inspected area of school activity.
  • Manchester Health Academy toddler group wins a top award in 'Parenting Oscars'
  • The decision by the Secretary of State to support the new clinical service model at Trafford General Hospital was announced.
  • Identical twins, 9, become the first in Europe to receive kidney transplants from the same donor at the same time
  • Patient flow management system reduces delays
  • Manchester Health Academy is first in UK to scoop Children's Food Trust Award
  • New Facilities Matron appointed to improve experience for patients
  • BBC Two The Midwives - back for series two!
  • Patients benefit from £127 000 music project grant
  • Appointed as the local branch of the NIHR Clinical Research Network
  • Our Commitment to Caring - 2nd Annual Nursing & Midwifery Conference
  • New innovative training to improve the care of people with dementia in hospitals
  • Genetic test speeds up diagnosis for children with cataracts
  • New work experience scheme for youngsters launched at Trafford General
  • Operation Ouch Hits the Small Screen! - The second series of Operation Ouch, filmed at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, began on Monday 30th September for 10 weeks on the CBBC Channel.
  • Hospital work experience scheme 'Highly Commended'
  • The Manchester Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre celebrated its 30th anniversary with a conference and family event.
  • National acclaim for Trafford's arthritis service
  • Thirty year six children from St Willibrords RC Primary School, Clayton visited the Trust as part of the I.M.P.S (Injury Minimization Programme for Schools) on European Restart a Heart Day.
  • 10 out of 10 Visit to Downing Street for our Head of Procurement as PM's new Enterprise Advisor
  • Trafford General's new orthopaedic centre opened and was the first major step in a series of changes
  • Our Manchester Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) took a leading role in Manchester's involvement in National HIV Testing Week
  • Manchester Eye Bank reaches 20,000 eye donors received
  • Trafford General Urgent Care Centre opens
  • We were the first NHS Trust in the North west to sign up to take part in an exciting sustainability behaviour change programme - Green Impact.
  • Britain's Got Talent stars Ashleigh & Pudsey bring Starlight's Christmas Panto to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
  • Success for Manchester's Academic Health Science Centre bid
  • Childhood cataracts: A new genetic test offers better diagnosis and treatment for patients
  • Key 103 and Coronation Street Stars Switch on Christmas Lights at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
  • Work starts on Manchester Royal Infirmary's new state-of-the-art hybrid theatres
  • Citylabs: Crane removal marks start of final phase (completed Summer 2014)
  • National Recognition for our Anaesthesia Team
  • Consultant wins innovation award for virtual orthopaedic clinic
  • Researchers find potential new treatment approach for pancreatic cancer
  • Players from Manchester City and Manchester United spay a Christmas visit to the Children's Hospital
  • Trainee ophthalmologist is named one of HSJ's 'Rising Stars'
  • Work began on a new £6 million state-of-the-art hybrid endovascular theatre suite set to transform the treatment of patients undergoing minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures.
  • New cause identified for children and adults with joint, skeletal and skin problems
  • Trust hosts a national event for international doctors
  • Manchester Health Academy student wins Diana Award for Syrian relief work
  • Manchester Health Academy wins prestigious school catering award
  • Manchester Health Academy (MHA) picked up the School Catering Award at the Education Business Awards
  • Our 'International Programme' wins national award
  • A new sustainability campaign launched on Valentine's Day to help our staff change their behaviour and become more 'energy aware'.
  • Work Begins on Grafton Street Car Park Extension
  • Footballer Michael Owen announced he will run the London Marathon to support Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and scientists from The University of Manchester in their mission to find new treatments for families with genetic eye disorders.
  • Manchester patients first to take part in global eye study
  • ITV1 - Bedpans and Bandages - New documentary series on ITV1 began featuring our student nurses
  • Saint Mary's Midwife Wins Lifetime Achievement Award