Manchester University Foundation Trust (MFT) is located on several sites but the limb reconstruction service works out of two – Manchester Royal Infirmary/ Royal Manchester Childrens’ Hospital on Oxford Road, in Manchester and Trafford General Hospital.

There is a shuttle bus running between the two sites every thirty minutes from 10am to 3pm.

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Manchester Royal Infirmary is located on Oxford Road in Manchester. This is a Teaching Hospital associated with Manchester Medical School and the University of Manchester, training Manchester’s future doctors, nurses and medical scientists. It is a Major Trauma Centre. We perform surgery here on patients who have complex injuries when they have have other associated injuries that might require the care of other surgical specialities.

The Royal Manchester Childrens’ Hospital is a Paediatric Major Trauma Centre next to Manchester Royal Infirmary. The hospital treats children with new injuries, as well as congenital and developmental problems. There are a wide range of specialist services such as Genetics and Bone Metabilism Departments that help the treatment of many of the children we also treat.

Twenty different routes from across Manchester all stop directly here, including our own hybrid bus (the 147) which costs £1.50 for a day ticket and travels from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station via the Universities, stopping on site. The First Bus 18 Service from Langley stops on the Boulevard close to all main hospital entrances. To see bus routes click here

For satnav users, the postcode is M13 9WL. There is car parking in a multi-storey on Grafton Street.

Trafford General Hospital is located on Moorside Road near Urmston. This has a new dedicated Orthopaedic Theatre Complex. We perform planned surgery here on patients who do not need an intensive care bed, or who do not need any of the specialist medical services at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Trafford was the first hospital to be enrolled into the NHS in 1948.

The following services all stop on Moorside Road outside Trafford General Hospital:

  • 245         Exchange Quay – Flixton – Stretford – Altrincham
  • 247         Altrincham – Flixton – The Trafford Centre
  • 256         Flixton – Stretford – Hulme – Manchester
  • 268         Urmston – Stretford – Baguley – Wythenshawe
  • 276         Trafford General – Withington Hospital
  • 277         Trafford Hospital – Stretford – Gorse Hill
  • 278         Stretford – Trafford General Hospital
  • X58         Flixton – Davyhulme – Manchester Express

For satnav users, the postcode is M41 5SL. Car parking is free at Trafford General Hospital.

Shuttle Bus

The bus is available for visitors and patients from Monday to Friday:
Every 30 minutes fromTrafford Main Entrancebetween 10:15and 14:45
Every 30 minutes from the Hospital Boulevard between10:15and14:45
It will drop you off on the Boulevard right outside the hospital entrances