Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery
Ben Bridgewater is a consultant cardiac surgeon at UHSM. He has a particular interest in mitral valve repair, but is also on the cardiac transplantation rota. He has several national roles in measuring and reporting patient outcomes – he has a lead role for the national adult cardiac surgery audit as the audit lead at NICOR and he is the Director of Outcomes Publication at HQIP with a responsibility for the programme to publish outcomes across 12 specialties and 5,000 surgeons on behalf of NHS England.
He has a commitment to measuring and publishing patients’ experience of care and has published what the patients think about him at www.uhsm.nhs.uk. These data are also included on the additional information link below.
Ben can be contacted through his secretary Julie Read at 0161 291 2511
SCTS University 2014, 2013, 2012
Formal Surgical Training:
University Hospital of South Manchester 1994-1997
Manchester Royal Infirmary 1997
Green Lane Hospital, Auckland 1998
Nominated by HSJ as one of top 50 innovators in UK Health 2013 & 2014
Awarded BMJ award for best Quality Improvement Programme 2010. The SCTS adult cardiac surgery database project.
Awarded HSJ Award for best Quality Improvement Programme 2003. Northwest Quality Improvement Programme in Cardiac Interventions.
MB BS 1986
FRCS (CTh) 1997