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Healthcare capabilities

Our people are at the heart of everything we do – from the senior leadership, to academic staff, to our alumni, we have a community of people dedicated to healthcare professions. They have a profound pride in their ability to care for and support those in need as well as nurture the next generation of talented individuals who will carry on their legacy into the future.

Our People

Dedicated, passionate, caring – our people understand just how valuable their work is within the multitude of health care professions we are involved in.

Whether it’s working to help support efforts to train staff for the NHS or supporting other countries to improve their own healthcare, their commitment is the same.

This is evidenced in the success of our individuals – from our senior leaders and researchers to our alumni, each one is making real, tangible difference to people’s lives every day.

In our students, we see the next generation of healthcare professionals and the leaders of tomorrow.

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Facilities at Coventry University

The facilities at Coventry University include the whole patient journey, from first responders such as paramedic science students using the simulated ambulance, through to clinical care in the mock ICU, operating theatre and hospital wards to recovery in physiotherapy and occupational therapy in clinical and home settings using the adapted and non-adapted houses.


Alison Gingell Building

Our state-of-the-art Alison Gingell Building features mock hospital wards, an operating theatre, critical care settings and other real-life nursing environments.

Hospital Wards

Hospital Wards

We have two fully-equipped mock hospital wards, each containing 4 beds. The wards are built to NHS standards and contain moveable beds, first aid equipment and patient monitoring tools.

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Midwifery suite

Our midwifery suite is equipped with delivery facilities including water birth options. Student midwives also use manikins to simulate routine and emergency care to mothers and babies.

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At CU Scarborough


You’ll make use of our extensive simulation facilities – from basic life support mannequins to high tech simulation dummies, which emulate patient responses and test resuscitation skills.

You'll also use equipment found in the real world of practice, such as medical devices to assist with all elements of care, particularly medication administrations.

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