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Our achievements

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

CUH is top for…


Addenbrooke’s brain surgeons pioneer 3D technology in the UK

Doctors at Addenbrooke’s are first to use the latest 3D technology in neurosurgery theatres in the UK.

Contact Centre in Times' top 50 call centres list

CUH's Contact Centre team is delighted after winning a place among the Saturday Times' top 50 call centres for customer services in 2012.

New robot for prostate cancer surgery

A new Da Vinci robot has replaced the model which has already been used for over 1,000 cancer operations.

Pharmacy apprentice - finalist in the national awards

Joanne Robinson, an apprentice with pharmacy at CUH, has been selected to the final regional stage of the National Apprenticeship and Training Awards.

'Gene reading' - powerful tool in the fight against debilitating diseases

In the busy department of Clinical genetics we met with Ann Kershaw, consultant genetic counsellor, and Dr Geoff Woods, honorary consultant clinical geneticist to see what is involved in their daily routine.

Palliative care researcher wins Florence Nightingale scholarship

Allison Bentley, research associate in the department of palliative care, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation research scholarshp 2012.

Robot ‘surgeon’ performs 1000 prostate operations at Addenbrooke’s

Robotic surgery at Addenbrooke's has helped 1000 men to receive the best cancer treatment, a record in the NHS.


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You Made A Difference - December

December’s You Made A Difference award winners are a gastroenterology specialist nurse who ‘went the extra mile’ for a vulnerable patient and a healthcare team leader who offers support to patients when they need it most.