The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital is 250! Help them celebrate at their Open Day & Fete on Saturday 11th June.

Discover how the hospital saw its first patients in 1772 and how it has changed over time serving Norfolk communities for 250 years! This is a wonderful milestone, which is being celebrated throughout 2022 with the local community. The highlight of which will be the Open Day & Fete.

There is no need to book for this event, just turn up at a time to suit you and your family.

There are lots of FREE activities and there will be NO CHARGE for parking in the hospital car park (charges still apply in the public car park). Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Below are the huge range of activities running through the day from 11am to 3pm.

Indoor activities:

Find out about apprenticeships and health service careers.
Take a tour of the new Norfolk Centre for Interventional Radiology.
Find out how we treat different eye conditions.
See how the gut works and meet the “inflatable emoji poo”!
Try your hand at scoping on our endoscopy simulator.
Meet our Cardiology team and see how we treat heart conditions.
Discover how we are leading the way with anti-spiking.
Have a go on life saving techniques on Resus Annie.
Take part in our Dementia awareness quiz & win a prize.
Get crafty & help create memory bunting (suitable for all ages).
Contribute to our living well with Dementia flower.
Look down the microscope and see blood cells seen in conditions like iron deficiency anaemia, blood cancer (leukaemia) and malaria parasites.
Have a go at manual coagulation to see how the body stops us bleeding when we cut ourselves.
Discover how we use blood packs (red cells, platelets and plasma) for patients who need a blood transfusion.
Walk along our history wall of the last 250 years of caring for people in Norfolk.

Outdoor activities:

Hospital Radio.
Take part in traditional fete games.
Face painting.
Browse a wide variety of stalls including cakes, sweets & plants.
Say hello to the therapy dogs.
Meet Captain America.
Find out how you can become an Organ Donor.
Visit the display of vintage vehicles.
Discover how to stay safe in the sun with our Dermatology team.
Hear more about the work of Blood Bikes & the Norfolk Fire Service.
Enjoy live music & a BBQ.

Please note: some activities may change on the day. Pet dogs must be kept outside and on a lead.

Wow! A fascinating, fun and informative day out.