Explore Healthcare in London

Departure Date: 5/13/2019
Return Date: 5/21/2019

Primary Contact: 
Dr. Jeannine Matz
Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences
jmatz@mercydesmoines.org

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Fly overnight to England

Day 2: London

Meet your Tour Director at the airport
Take a walking tour of London
With your Tour Director you will see:

Enjoy a traditional roast dinner in London

  • Strand
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Leicester Square
  • Covent Garden

Day 3: London

Take a guided tour of London
With your expert local guide you will see: 

Participate in a question-and-answer with a local registered nurse 

  • Big Ben
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

Day 4: London

Introductory talk to the Florence Nightingale Museum
Visit the Florence Nightingale Museum
Visit an old operating theater

Day 5: London

Take a walking lecture about the history of London's Healthcare system 
Visit the Wellcome Collection 

Day 6: London

Spend time exploring London on your own
Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

Day 7: London • Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh
Tour Edinburgh with your Tour Director
Visit Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy dinner in Edinburgh

Day 8: Edinburgh

Visit Surgeon's Hall Museum
Tour Edinburgh and learn about the city’s medical community with an expert local guide 

Day 9: Depart for home