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The new PaNDR ambulance with the team behind the initiative

Regional ambulance service for young launched

A new ambulance service which will travel thousands of miles a year transporting the region’s sickest babies and children from hospital to the nearest specialist intensive care unit was launched today (Wednesday 7 April).

7 Apr 2021, 10:49 a.m.
Junior sister Emma Ayling demonstrates the Panoramic Mio-Mask

Clear Covid mask set for Panoramic success

The development of a unique clear facemask designed by the Clinical Engineering Innovation team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has passed another major milestone – and will help in the fight against Covid-19.

31 Mar 2021, 11:28 a.m.
Charlotte Summers in Jubilee Gardens

National drug trial to prevent deaths after Covid patients leave hospital

A UK-wide study is being launched to reduce the number of people who die in the months following a stay in hospital with Covid-19.

25 Mar 2021, 12:01 a.m.
Professor Robert Thomas with a selection of  foods

Tea and broccoli help ease menopause

Two capsules a day of a whole food supplement containing fruit, spice, vegetables and the UK’s favourite drink could bring relief to women suffering from the menopause.

23 Mar 2021, 9:48 a.m.
A man is sitting in a hospital bed.

Patient story: Paul

Since March 2020, we have completed 317 transplant operations, 195 of which were kidney transplants.

19 Mar 2021, 2:48 p.m.
Medicine for members cover picture

Medicine for Members: What next in the Covid-19 pandemic?

Medicine for Members webinar on "What next in the covid-19 pandemic?" with Dr Ashley Shaw; Prof. Sharon Peacock; and Dr Chris Smith

17 Mar 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Paediatric ophthalmologist, Dr Louise Allen

New tech to test children's eyesight at home

Schoolchildren who have missed out on crucial eye tests during lockdown can now be screened at home using a new digital app.

11 Mar 2021, 12:04 p.m.
A headshot of Rachael Andrews

My CUH Story - Rachael Andrews

This week is Healthcare Science Week. To celebrate, we interviewed Rachael Andrews, design and innovation engineer and clinical scientist at our hospitals.

11 Mar 2021, 9:18 a.m.
Newmarket Road park and ride blood testing station

Blood testing station closure - AN UPDATE

This is an update to advise patients that the blood testing station at Newmarket Road park and ride in Cambridge will now be closed until Monday due to high winds, public safety and repair work.

11 Mar 2021, 8:14 a.m.
Dr Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas

Covid fighter Effrossyni honoured on women’s day

A doctor from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge was yesterday (Monday, 9 March) honoured during a high-profile International Women’s Day event for her life-saving work during the Covid-19 lockdown.

9 Mar 2021, 11:02 a.m.
Head and shoulders picture of clinical engineer Rachel Andrews looking at a piece of equipment

CUH celebrates Healthcare Science Week

The week is a chance to celebrate the amazing work of healthcare scientists in our hospitals and the wider NHS.

8 Mar 2021, 8 a.m.
SARS-CoV2

Vaccination of hospital staff reduces spread of Covid-19

New data from our hospitals suggests a significant drop in the spread of Covid-19 amongst staff following vaccination..

26 Feb 2021, 9 a.m.
GP Event details

Event for GPs who refer patients to us

We are inviting GPs and Practice staff to a Zoom meeting - Wednesday 3 March 2021 from 18:30 to 20:00.

25 Feb 2021, 3:09 p.m.
Dr Rona Smith - leading the trial

Rona leads Covid trial starting with tapeworm drug

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is leading a major new trial to discover whether a drug used to treat tapeworms can prevent high risk kidney patients getting Covid-19.

24 Feb 2021, 10:45 a.m.
Three men stand facing the camera behind a liver perfusion machine.

Lab grown ‘mini-organs’ used in liver repair breakthrough

Two experts from Addenbrooke’s hospital are part of a pioneering Cambridge team working on ways to repair human organs – by growing replacement parts in a lab.

18 Feb 2021, 7 p.m.
Dr Mike Knapton

Plea to leave no uncertainty on organ donation

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation.

12 Feb 2021, 4:04 p.m.
Charlotte Summers headshot

Second breakthrough in Covid RECOVERY

A UK study involving Addenbrooke's patients has found that a drug used to treat arthritis reduces the chances of severely ill patients dying from Covid-19.

11 Feb 2021, 3 p.m.
A photograph of a woman looking into a microscope

Biomedical Science Degree Apprentice shares her story on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

It's International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we want you to meet Morgan, one of our medical laboratory assistants, who is doing a Biomedical Science Degree Apprenticeship with us.

11 Feb 2021, 2 p.m.
Calendar graphic with the text: meeting of members of the public

Join our meeting with members of the public on Monday 22 February

In months when the Board of Directors does not meet in public, the Chair will be available to meet with members of the public to discuss any issues they wish to raise.

5 Feb 2021, 3:30 p.m.
Collaboration team on Zoom call

Artificial Intelligence Covid breakthrough will save lives

Artificial Intelligence Covid breakthrough will save lives

1 Feb 2021, 4 p.m.