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Visiting our hospitals

Whether you are visiting us as a patient or accompanying someone, we hope the pages in this section will help you plan your visit, appointment, or your operation.

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Your appointment

Information to help you prepare for your outpatient appointment.

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Visiting a patient

Find visiting information including advice for families and carers.

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In an emergency

Explaining your options for getting urgent medical treatment or advice in Cambridge.

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Travel and parking

Our site is one of the largest in the UK and we want to help you get to where you are going quicker. Use our journey planner to help you.

Addenbrooke's hospital sign on road leading up to the hospital.

Finding your way around

Information and maps to help you find your way around our hospitals.

Patient, Mike, standing outside Addenbrooke's Hospital reception holding his mobile phone looking at the CUH directions app

CUH Directions - mobile app

Our app has been designed for patients and visitors to help find their way around Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals.

Addenbrooke's hospital sign on road leading up to the hospital.

What to expect when you come to our hospitals

As a healthcare provider, we have taken a cautious approach to infection prevention and control measures to help protect our patients and our staff over the last two years. We are now in a position where we feel it is safe to reduce the restrictions we have had in place.

A nurse using a sign to communicate with a patient during covid-19 pandemic.

Your stay with us

Information to help you prepare for your stay and settle you in to the ward.

Patient receiving radiotherapy

Waiting times

Our aim is to be here for you if you do contract Covid-19 and require hospital care, but also to treat you and your family safely for your other health conditions while this pandemic continues.

One way system setup in hospital concourse

Shops, cafés and restaurants

We offer a range of shops and food and drink outlets for patients, visitors and the general public.

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Covid-19 vaccine

The NHS will be starting to vaccinate the most at-risk groups, including over-80s and social care workers in the hospital hubs, when we have the vaccines in place.

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Our uniforms

Whilst you are visiting hospital you may meet several different members of staff involved in your care. From nurses through to security officers. Each staff member has a different role at CUH and wears a different uniform.