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Hinchingbrooke Hospital

If you're going to be studying nursing, midwifery or operating department practice and have a placement at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, you can apply to live in Alexandra House on the hospital site.

You’ll live with other students and NHS professionals in a four-bedroom flat.


  • Gas, water and electricity included in the rent
  • Internet available at an extra cost
  • Single gender flats

In your room:

  • single bed with mattress and linen provided
  • bedside table
  • wardrobe
  • desk and chair.

Shared spaces:

  • kitchen, shared with four others
  • bathroom, shared with four others.


The accommodation is two minutes' walk from Hinchingbrooke Hospital, and ten minutes' walk from Huntingdon High Street. View on Google Maps.


Accommodation costs £7.37 per night. For short-term bookings, you’ll need to pay the full cost upfront. If you're staying long term, you'll pay each month’s rent in advance.

How to apply

There are a limited number of rooms available for nursing students starting courses in September 2023. Applications open from Thursday 30 March 2023.

 Please complete our hospital accommodation application form to apply and a member of the team will be in touch.

You’ll be offered accommodation for one academic year. Normally, accommodation is offered to first year students.

There’s high demand for hospital accommodation so we can’t guarantee a room. We suggest you apply as soon as you’ve firmly accepted a course offer.