Wythenshawe Hospital is a major acute teaching hospital. They are recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and providing district general hospital services and specialist tertiary services to the local community. 

Wythenshawe’s 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.

The hospital is recognised in the region and nationally for the quality of teaching, research and development. Their major research programmes focus on clinical and academic strengths in cancer, lung disease, cardiovascular, wound management and medical education.