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Nursing and midwifery

We recognise how daunting starting at a new place of work may be. Whilst we have over 11,000 staff working here at CUH, we pride ourselves on our community atmosphere and positive team spirit. Our aim is to provide you with a supportive and inclusive environment in which you can thrive. We are committed to helping you with your on-going professional development, through our comprehensive learning & development training programmes.

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Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals

We recognise how daunting starting at a new place of work may be. Whilst we have over 11,000 staff working here at CUH, we pride ourselves on our community atmosphere and positive team spirit.

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Care of the elderly

Welcome to the Care of the Elderly service. We provide comprehensive care for our older patients – covering their medical, social and emotional needs.

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Critical Care – Adult

We are a highly skilled team, focused on the provision of safe and effective, harm free care to both critically ill patients and their relatives.

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Emergency Care

Cambridge University Hospitals is designated as the major trauma centre (MTC) for the East of England.

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Gynaecology Services

The gynaecology services are part of the Women’s and Children’s Services Directorate based at The Rosie Hospital

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Medical Services

With medical nursing  you’ll have the opportunity to work in some of the most diverse, busiest and energetic areas of the hospital.

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The neurosciences department at CUH has an international reputation for providing quality care, leading edge technology, world class research and academic excellence.

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Oncology and Haematology

Our collaborative outlook with the University of Cambridge, Cancer Research UK and Macmillan enables us to bring together high quality clinical care and treatment underpinned by the world-class research.

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Children’s Services within CUH, is predominantly responsible for the care of patients from our local community and the Eastern Region.

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As a nurse in radiology, you’ll be joining a progressive and dynamic area, covering specialties including general radiology, nuclear medicine and interventional radiology.

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Research and development

The Cambridge Biomedical Campus is a world-leading centre for research and this brings exciting and varied opportunities for nurses.

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Return to Practice

CUH is pleased to offer an NMC validated Return to Practice Nursing Programme for both Adult and Child registration.

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The Rosie – Maternity Services

We provide maternity and neonatal services to the local population of Cambridgeshire, extending to parts of North Essex, East and North Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Bedfordshire.

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The Rosie Hospital – Neonatal Services

We receive referrals for the most critically ill neonatal babies in the region and if necessary, from outside of region.

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Surgical Services & Pre-Assessment

All surgical procedures require a Nurse led pre-assessment and we are an experienced dynamic group of nurses who complement our clinical and clerical team. We are based in the Addenbrookes Treatment Centre (ATC).

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Theatres and Recovery

CUH Theatres, which is included in both Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital, employ over 600 staff who work across a total of 37 operating theatres.