Our achievements

Sometimes our work makes national headlines, sometimes the everyday things we do make significant differences to our patients.

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Couple pay tribute to Rosie Hospital ‘heroes’ who saved their baby’s life

Karen Anderson and her partner Steve Smith have paid tribute to the ‘heroes’ at the Rosie who saved the life of their critically ill son after he was born at 30 weeks.

Physical activity should not be a hurdle for cancer patients

A leading cancer specialist at CUH Addenbrooke’s is calling for a nationwide research programme to discover why many current and former cancer patients appear to be ignoring advice about leading a healthy lifestyle.

‘You Made A Difference’ award winners – October 2015

Radiology/x-ray courier Martin Henry and midwifery sister Marion Daines were picked out from a strong entry for October’s ‘You Made A Difference’ awards for going above and beyond the call of duty in extremely challenging circumstances.

CUH nurse scoops academic study grant to develop app to help intensive care patients communicate

A CUH research nurse has won a prestigious study grant to improve the care of patients on intensive care units by developing the use of an app to help them communicate.

Splint to protect ‘funny bone’ nerve wins healthcare innovation competition

A CUH consultant has won an award to develop a splint to protect the ulnar nerve, commonly called the ‘funny bone’.

CUH welcomes 100 nurses to Addenbrooke's and the Rosie

Here is a selfie taken by some of the 50 or so of the 100 new nurses that have just started at CUH.

'You Made A Difference' award winners - September 2015

The herculean efforts of the Estates and Facilities team in dealing with the flooding which hit CUH on 17 July were recognised at this month’s You Made a Difference awards as they scooped the quarterly team prize.

New scanning clinical service to benefit more patients

More local patients are benefitting from a new clinical service at CUH offering scanning for cancer and other conditions.

'You Made A Difference' award winners - August 2015

Learning disabilities specialist nurse Karen Thomson and health care assistant Luc Giraud were picked as the winners for August’s You Made a Difference awards.

‘You Made a Difference’ awards – July 2015

Pathologist Kieren Allinson and staff nurse Ellie Gosbee were chosen as the winners of CUH’s ‘You Made a Difference’ awards from a strong entry for July.

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly wins award for his work in diabetes

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly from the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre has received an award for his exceptional work within diabetes.

'You Made a Difference' awards - June 2015

More than 50 entries were put forward for this month's 'You Made A Difference Awards' at Cambridge University Hospitals which have been running since March 2009, while we received 40 for our quarterly team award.

You Made a Difference awards - May 2015

More than 80 entries were put forward for this month's 'You Made A Difference Awards' at Cambridge University Hospitals which have been running since March 2009.

You Made a Difference - April 2015

There were an amazing 68 nominations put forward for April’s ‘You Made a Difference’ award.

CUH team wins innovation voucher for new device to treat Parkinson’s

A team at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) is celebrating winning funding worth £5,000 to help progress their idea for a new device for people suffering from Parkinson’s Disease.


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You Made a Difference - May

A healthcare support worker who helps to keep the John Farman Intensive Care Unit running smoothly and a biomedical scientist who has helped many students further their training are the winners of May’s You Made a Difference awards.