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MFT Members’ Newsletter

The latest issue of our members’ magazine (MFT News) includes a look at another eventful year of positive developments and achievements across the Trust.

The views and opinions of our members are really important to us so please let us know if you have any feedback about our newsletter by emailing ft.enquiries@mft.nhs.uk

MFT Annual Members’ Meeting: ‘Team MFT: Together Caring for You’

Tuesday, 21st September 2021 

Our Chairman and Chief Executive would be delighted if you would take the time to watch our Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) pre-recorded presentations. The films will be available to view on this webpage on Tuesday 21st September 2021.

We are using the virtual format again this year, to protect our members and the wider public while the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Our Directors will update you on MFT’s activities and performance following the exceptional challenges we faced in 2020/21, and look ahead to our plans for 2021/22

The ‘Membership Report’ film will outline the important contribution of our Governors – and the result of 2021 Governor elections and nominations.

By viewing these films, you will be able to:

  • Find out how our Trust is performing
  • Hear how we are responding to patient and staff feedback
  • Learn more about the latest developments and our future plans.

The views and opinions of our members and the wider general public are really important to us in shaping our services and developing our future plans. We welcome members’ feedback about any of the AMM information presented. You can contact us by emailing trust.secretary@mft.nhs.uk or calling 0161 276 4841. We will then collate the feedback received and post responses on this webpage.

Before watching the films, you may like to take a look at our full Annual Report and Accounts, which is available at https://mft.nhs.uk/the-trust/reports-and-publications/

And to find out more about the positive achievements and developments happening across the Trust, do please read the latest issue of MFT News our dedicated magazine for MFT members and the wider public.

Governor Elections 2021 – Elected Voice of our Members (Public and Staff) and the general public, representing their interests and views

The results of the elections to the Council of Governors of Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) are now available – please see document below:

Individual voting sheets for each contested seat are available upon request from the Returning Officer, Ciara Hutchinson at Civica Election Services via telephone 020 8889 9203 or email ciara.hutchinson@cesvotes.com

The 2021 Governor Election results will be formally outlined as part of our forthcoming Annual Members’ Meeting which this again this year will be held in a virtual format due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  As part of this virtual format, Annual Members’ Meeting pre-recorded presentations (film-clips) will be posted on our Annual Members’ Meeting webpage  (found under the ‘Members’ Meeting’ section of our website – www.mft.nhs.uk ) on Tuesday, 21st September 2021.  Newly elected and nominated Governors will formally start in office on 22nd September 2021.

Stay up to date with the latest Charity news and events

Manchester Foundation Trust Charity supports continuing excellence in treatment, research and care in our family of hospitals across Manchester and Trafford. We want to make a real difference to the people we treat – young and old – by making sure that they continue to receive the very best treatment in the very best facilities.

There are lots of different ways you can support our Charity and keep up to date with the latest news and events. Sign up to the MFT Charity e-Newsletter at mftcharity.org.uk/keep-in-touch to keep up to date with the newest fundraising campaigns and projects. You can also follow the Charity on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Visit mftcharity.org.uk for further information on the Charity and how you can get involved right away!

Charity Christmas cards on sale now

Our Charity Christmas cards are now on sale, and you can view the full range on our website. What’s more, early birds can take advantage of our 3 for 2 offer, available on all full price cards purchased before 31st October, with the cheapest pack free.

At least £1.26 from every pack of cards sold will directly benefit our family of NHS hospitals across Manchester and Trafford. To purchase your cards simply call us on 0161 276 4522, email charity.office@mft.nhs.uk or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter. Orders being dispatched by post will only be mailed on receipt of full payment, and postage charges will apply.

Click to see our membership leaflet

Become a Public Member of our NHS Foundation Trust

We would be delighted if you would consider being a public member of our Trust.  Anyone aged 11 years or over, who lives in England & Wales, can become a member and it is completely free.  Membership application is easy, simply complete a form:

Our ‘Membership FAQs’ provide more information or you can visit our ‘Information for Public Members’ webpage.

Our Staff are automatically invited to become staff members – find out more about Staff Membership on our ‘Information for Staff Members’ webpage.

Find out more about our Governors

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