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Weekly Update

To keep you up to date, we are providing weekly figures for key areas of our hospitals.

Please note these numbers only give a snapshot of Cambridge University Hospitals data for this week.

For further data please refer to statistics published by NHS England which can be found here:

Weekly CUH figures:

The figures below were updated on: Thursday June 30th 2022

  • Today there are 84 patients being treated for Covid including 6 in critical care

  • Yesterday there were 235 staff absent from sickness/ self-isolating due to Covid

  • Yesterday there were 335 people attending A&E

  • There were 484 planned operations carried out in the last week

  • There were 230 emergency operations carried out in the last week

  • The Rosie delivered 105 babies in the last week, 52 girls and 53 boys

Yearly CUH figures:

In the year 2021/2022 April-March:

  • The total number of A&E attendances was 130,729 (excluding minor injuries unit)

  • The total number of inpatients was 58,086 (including elective, emergency and maternity)

  • The total number of visits to outpatients was 868,889

  • The total number of day cases was 131,796

  • The total number of births was 5,573

Other information:

  • The total number of beds in the hospital is around 1,000

  • The total number of staff at CUH is around 11,500

  • There are 39 operating theatres

  • There are 4 intensive care units (ITU, NCCU, PICU and NICU)

  • There are around 45 wards

  • A total of around 3500 meals are served every day, including hot meals and breakfast

  • A total of around 102,000 items of linen are used per week

  • Our porters walk over 15 miles during an average shift