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About us

Expert care, ground-breaking research and transformative teaching.

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Our hospitals

Cambridge University Hospitals is a family of hospitals comprising Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie.

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Board of directors

The Board provides leadership for our hospitals and is responsible for how we deliver the best care for patients.

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As a public benefit corporation, we are owned by our 19,500-strong membership of patients, public and staff, who are represented by the council of governors.

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Vision and values

Our vision is a healthier life for everyone through care, learning and research.

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Our structure

We are a Foundation Trust and our decisions are made by the board of directors and overseen by our council of governors.

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Equality, diversity and inclusion

We recognise our patients and staff come from many backgrounds, and will vary in their health, beliefs and sexualities.

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Our history

Our hospitals have a rich history of breaking the barriers of modern medicine and providing compassionate care.

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Freedom of Information

We are keen to produce and share high-quality information with our users that will help them understand and access our services.

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Our staff make our hospitals special. With over 100 different roles and professions, find the right career that fits with you.

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Our charity

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) is dedicated to supporting innovation in patient care at our hospitals.

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Quality, assurance and performance

We believe in being transparent and accountable about the care and treatment we provide.

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Foundation Trust Membership

Could you be a voice for your local community and help create better services at your local hospitals? Found out about our Foundation Membership Trust.

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Addenbrooke's 3 - the CUH modernisation programme

Our plans for the third iteration of CUH, known affectionately as Addenbrooke’s 3, place the patient at the heart of everything we do, and set out our plan and vision for the next 60 years here on the campus.

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Climate emergency - our response

Our vision is to demonstrate, through action, our leadership locally, regionally and nationally in the delivery of sustainable healthcare across the community.

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Reports and publications

Browse to find our latest reports and publications, such as our annual report and quality plan.



Read a selection of briefings.