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Addenbrooke's Hospital

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Addenbrooke's Hospital is a large hospital in Cambridge, England. It was started in in 1766. A new building was started in 1962 and the old building closed in 1984.[1] It is run by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The hospital lets people in to look around, once every two years. You can visit the mortuary, the operating theatres and the hospital roof.

In October 2022 there were two cases where people were waiting more than 60 hours in the emergency department for a hospital bed. 515 patients waited more than 12 hours.[2]

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  1. "Our history". Cambridge University Hospitals. Retrieved 2023-02-04.
  2. Illman, James. "Trust criticised over handling of 60-hour A&E waits". Health Service Journal. Retrieved 2023-02-07.