Student nurses looking to study in Derby are to benefit from a new multi-million pound education centre.
The New University of Nottingham's School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy Education Centre cost more than £4.5 million, and was funded by Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The facility provides virtual learning hubs, flexible classrooms a four-bed skills suite and a multidisciplinary library, This is Nottingham reports.
Elaine Cook, Head of Division of Nursing for School of Nursing, MIdwifery & Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham
"This is a very exciting development for the school and will provide students with an excellent learning environment.
"Being part of the hospital will create a vibrant, modern hub and benefit students' clinical education. It will also promote stronger staff collaborations and nurture new research opportunities."
The centre replaces the previous department at the old Derbyshire Royal Infirmary. The new school will be home to 80 students from the University's BSc (Hons) Nursing course and 80 students studying adult, child or mental health nursing on its Graduate course as well as 250 healthcare professionals.