University Hospital of Wales

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Cardiff, United Kingdom

Hospital description

This hospital offers PJ and Famulatur placements.

The University Hospital of Wales is a large tertiary centre with many specialist services and an attached medical school (Cardiff University School of Medicine). The hospital is on the outskirts of Cardiff and is a large, busy complex that is directly attached to the medical school. As a teaching hospital, it has many students on the wards and the university boasts a high profile teaching, research and development role within the UK and abroad.

The hospital is under the jurisdiction of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, which is one of the largest NHS organisations in the UK. As part of the trust the hospital provides health services to a population of around 465,700 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. This includes emergency and scheduled hospital treatment and mental health care, as well as delivering community care initiatives. As a large, core hospital in Wales, the University Hospital also offers services to the wider South and Mid Wales population in respect of paediatric intensive care, specialist children’s services, renal services, cardiac services, neurology, bone marrow transplantation and medical genetics.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English, Welsh
Funding Status Public


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