Study tour 2: Cambridge (Maximum 25 participants)
Papworth Hospital, Cambridge
Cambridge walking and architecture tour
Designed by HOK, the new Papworth Hospital is a state-of-the-art cardiothoracic facility on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The holistic design concept embraces the NHS Foundation Trust’s ambition to thrive as a centre of excellence in cardiothoracic services for the East of England. The new 310-bed hospital is in a beautiful park-like setting, and will provide a comfortable, easy-to-navigate environment. Meeting places for patients, family and staff in the main atrium, gardens and restaurant will enhance communication and collaboration across the campus. The hospital layout creates separate zones for outpatient care, emergency services, and diagnostic and treatment functions. Each inpatient floor incorporates two nursing units.
This 90-minute tour will cover the historic heart of this world-famous university city, including: the golden Corpus Clock; the Senate House and Old Schools; stunning colleges such as King’s, Corpus Christi and Trinity; and the Old Cavendish Laboratory, home of world-changing scientific discoveries. Tour guides will explain features common to all 31 university colleges and that shape student life, as well as highlighting intriguing details, events and people specific to each one. Tour delegates will learn about student life and pranks, see well-known landmarks, and hear fascinating insights from more than 800 years of the university’s history.