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Emergency department manager receives top university award for work during Covid

Congratulations go to David Monk, CUH’s Operations Manager for Urgent and Unscheduled Care, whose hard work during the Covid pandemic has been recognised with a top award from the Open University.

15 Oct 2021, 5 p.m.
Genomic testing

East Genomics

New genomic tests introduced to help increase the likelihood of diagnosis and improved treatment for many more patients

15 Oct 2021, 3 p.m.
Vicky Watts

Patient Stories: Vicky

During the pandemic Vicky has had two hip operations at Addenbrooke's alongside treatment for advanced breast cancer.

13 Oct 2021, 6 p.m.
Artist's impression of new Cambridge Children's Hospital

Early designs submitted for new children's hospital

Building the region’s first dedicated children’s hospital at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) took another step forward this week when early designs were submitted to Cambridge City Council.

11 Oct 2021, 1:35 p.m.
Professor Peter Johnstone - picture by Nordin Ćatić

Nurses join Covid survivor for world premiere

Addenbrooke’s nurses are to attend the world premiere of a unique choral piece based on diaries they wrote for a Covid patient while he fought for his life in intensive care.

7 Oct 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Julian Hough

Patient drug trial to improve recovery from heart attack

Researchers at Addenbrooke's are trialling a cancer drug which could improve the recovery of heart attack patients like Julian Hough.

7 Oct 2021, 1:38 p.m.
The Rev Phil Sharkey - head and shoulders

Patients’ fragmented memories inspire Phil’s book

A hospital chaplain who spent hours chatting to patients with dementia was so moved - he turned their memories into poetry.

7 Oct 2021, 12:01 a.m.
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Glue ear headphones win parents’ praise

Researchers have given two Cambridge health trusts the thumbs up to an innovative device to help children with glue ear.

6 Oct 2021, 3:03 p.m.
Toks Odesanmi

New life-changing treatment for sickle cell

The first treatment for sickle cell disease in over 20 years will soon be available to thousands of patients like Toks Odesanmi.

5 Oct 2021, 3:07 p.m.
Alex Reid and Tanya Morgan sitting on a bench in Jubilee Garden

Ely hand clinic treats patients closer to home

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has opened a new hand clinic in Ely, enabling hundreds of East Cambridgeshire patients a year to be treated closer to home.

4 Oct 2021, 3:58 p.m.
Magnet

Fresh warning on dangers of swallowing mini toy magnets

A UK-wide study led by Addenbrooke’s has revealed how swallowing small ‘ball magnets' is potentially fatal for children.

2 Oct 2021, 9 a.m.
Nurse using barcode tech

Trust accredited as a Global Digital Exemplar

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has today received formal accreditation from NHSX as a leading digital trust for completing all the requirements of the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme.

1 Oct 2021, 2:53 p.m.
Lauren McCrisken - head and shoulders

Nurse Lauren is winner of prestigious national award

The Bowel Cancer UK charity has announced that Lauren McCrisken from Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, is a winner of the prestigious national Gary Logue Colorectal Cancer Nurse Awards.

1 Oct 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Dr Lizzie Smyth head and shoulders

New research to target advanced oesophagogastic cancer

An Addenbrooke’s doctor is leading a trial to find improved treatments for patients with advanced oesophagogastric (OG) cancer.

29 Sep 2021, 10:18 a.m.
Dr Noor headshot

Nuru is royally rewarded for research success

An Addenbrooke’s Hospital doctor has won a prestigious award from the Royal College of Physicians' for his work in gastroenterology and clinical trials.

16 Sep 2021, 8:54 a.m.
PaNDR team and ambulance

Increased children’s ambulance service keeps youngsters closer to home

Ambulances carrying life-support machines and specialist staff will transfer sick children and babies from across the region to intensive-care wards, in a new 24/7 service.

15 Sep 2021, 4:29 p.m.
Shot of two staff members in full PPE in the critical care unit standing around a bed with a patient caring from him

World first for AI machine learning to treat Covid patients

Addenbrooke’s along with 20 other hospitals from across the world have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the oxygen needs of Covid patients, on a global scale.

15 Sep 2021, 4 p.m.
Heart

Cancer drug could help recovery from heart attack

Researchers at Addenbrooke's have found that a cancer drug could improve the recovery of heart attack patients, by targeting the immune system.

7 Sep 2021, 4 p.m.
Eye

New gene therapy trial to help restore sight

A team from Addenbrooke's is leading research into new treatments which could help reverse hereditary blindness.

1 Sep 2021, 3 p.m.
Coronavirus

Hospital spread of Covid-19 mainly patient to patient

Most patients who caught Covid-19 while in hospital were infected by other patients, not staff, a Cambridge study finds.

24 Aug 2021, 12:08 p.m.