Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
The original Norfolk and Norwich Hospital was founded in the 1700s and later became the University Hospital (NNUH), a teaching hospital for Nurses, Doctors, Midwives, Operating Department Practitioners and Therapists linked with the University of East Anglia. Today the NNUH is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country. The hospital moved to its current purpose built location in 2001, a state of the art building with over 1,200 beds. The NNUH provides care to the surrounding population of approximately 825,000 with approximately 90,000 inpatients and 700,000 outpatients being treated each year.
There are a wide range of busy surgical specialties on site including; General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery, ENT, Thoracic Surgery, Orthopaedics and Paediatric Surgery.
There are currently 14 Core Surgical Trainees at the NNUH in all of the aforementioned specialties including the High Dependency Unit.