Below is a list of our NHS Partner Organisations in Greater Manchester. We work closely with these organisations to promote the career options available in the NHS as well as opportunities to learn and gain experience. Below you'll find a brief description of each of our partners as well as links to the their websites, live vacancies and volunteering information.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provides patient care in the community at health centres and clinics as well as services such as district nursing and intermediate care. We also provide services at the Royal Bolton Hospital. Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated care organisation, providing care in the community at over 20 health centres and clinics as well as services such as district and school nursing. We also provide services at the Royal Bolton Hospital.
Phone: 01204 390 390
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Bridgewater) is a leading provider of community health services in the north west of England. We provide high quality community and specialist services to 1,304,500 people living in: Bolton, Halton, Oldham, Southport, St. Helens, Warrington, Wigan Borough, Trafford, Community Dental Network (provides services in all of the above areas plus Bolton, Tameside, Trafford, Glossop, Stockport and western Cheshire) The majority of our services are delivered in patients’ homes or at locations close to where they live, such as clinics, health centres, GP practices, community centres and schools. We employ 3,400 staff and have an income of £140 million which comes from our commissioners, who include Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), NHS England and local authorities.
Phone: 0800 587 0562
As the leading provider of tertiary and specialist healthcare services in Manchester we treat more than a million patients every year. Our specialist hospitals are home to hundreds of world class clinicians and academic staff committed to finding our patients the best care and treatments. Our vision is to be recognised internationally as leading healthcare; excelling in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching; dedicated to improving health and well-being for our diverse population.
Phone: 0161 276 1234
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care and treatment for adults and older people living in the North West. Our inpatient bed numbers currently stand at over 830 beds, and services are delivered across 140 locations. Our inpatient services on the Royal Bolton, Trafford General, North Manchester General, Wythenshawe and Salford Royal hospital sites include psychiatric intensive care. Our community services are wide-ranging and focused on supporting people to maintain their mental health and stay out of hospital. They include crisis care, home-based treatment, early intervention in psychosis, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services and memory clinics.
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport. Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed. We also provide non-emergency patient transport services for those patients who require non-emergency transport to and from hospital and who are unable to travel unaided because of their medical condition or clinical need.
The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages. This area is collectively known as the North-East sector of Greater Manchester and has a population of around 820,000. It is a large Trust with a total operating budget of over half a billion pounds. Its main commissioners are NHS Bury, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, NHS Oldham and NHS Manchester. The Trust provides a range of elective emergency, district general services, some specialist services and operates from four sites: Fairfield General Hospital, Bury North Manchester General Hospital The Royal Oldham Hospital Rochdale Infirmary.
Since its formation in 2002, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has grown to become one of the UK’s leading providers of community and mental health services. Our vision is to deliver the best possible care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well. We employ 5,500 staff who provide care to 1.3 million people across six boroughs of Greater Manchester: Bury, Oldham Rochdale, Tameside Glossop, Stockport and Trafford. Our mental health services provide care and treatment for people with mild to moderate conditions such as depression, anxiety or dementia, or more serious mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and more. Our community services are wide-ranging and support people to stay out of hospital from birth right through to the end of their life, including district nursing, health visiting, audiology, podiatry, health improvement and intermediate care.
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the safest organisation in the NHS through providing safe, clean and personal care to every patient, every time. We are an integrated provider of hospital, community and primary care services, including the University Teaching Trust. Our team of 7,000 staff provide local services to the City of Salford and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. We are an Outstanding Trust – the first Trust in the North of England to achieve the highest rating given by the Care Quality Commission. We are extremely proud to have some of the highest patient and staff satisfaction rates across Acute Trusts nationally
We run Stepping Hill Hospital, and other specialist centres, as well as community health services for Stockport. Our stroke, orthopaedic and urology services at Stepping Hill Hospital are highly-rated nationally. Stepping Hill Hospital first opened in 1905 and was a military hospital during the first World War. We now employ over 5,000 staff and were one of the first NHS trusts in the country to achieve foundation trust status in 2004. We are a specialist ‘hub’ centre for emergency and high risk general surgery (mostly abdominal), one of only four in Greater Manchester,for the South East sector. We are also in the Stockport Together partnership to integrate local health and social care services and deliver more care closer to people’s homes.
We are the largest single site cancer centre in Europe, treating more than 44,000 patients a year. We are also the first UK centre to be officially accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre. As a national cancer specialist based in Manchester, we serve a population of 3.2 million people across Greater Manchester and Cheshire while 26% of our patients are referred to us from across the UK. We have an annual turnover of £230 million, operating with 2,500 staff, 300 volunteers, 30,000 public members and one of the largest hospital charities in the UK. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the health regulator, the Care Quality Commission, we have been pioneering cancer research breakthroughs for over 100 years and offer patients access to hundreds of clinical trials. In a global survey we have been ranked as the most technologically advanced cancer centre in the world outside North America.
UHSM is a major acute teaching hospital trust providing services for adults and children at Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Community Hospital and Community Services. We are recognised as a centre of clinical excellence in a number of specialist areas and provide district general hospital services and specialist tertiary services to our local community. Our fields of specialist expertise – including cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, heart and lung transplantation, respiratory conditions, burns and plastics, cancer and breast care services – not only service the people of South Manchester, but help patients from across the North West and beyond. We are also recognised in the region and nationally for the quality of our teaching and research and development. Our major research programmes focus on cancer, heart and lung disease, wound management and medical education.
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute trust serving the people of Wigan and Leigh. Innovative and forward thinking, the trust is dedicated to providing the best possible healthcare for the local population in the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. The Trust offers a range of reputable general and specialist acute services. The Trust has three hospital sites, a state-of-the-art outpatient's centre, a dedicated Ophthalmology centre and offices located at Buckingham Row in Wigan town centre as well as a Specialist Services Decontamination Unit in Bolton.