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Addenbrooke’s specialist endocrinology services ranked best in UK

In their annual specialist hospital rankings, Newsweek has rated the specialist diabetes and endocrinology services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital as the best in the UK, and 20th internationally.

25 Nov 2020, 9:59 a.m.
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Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust has successfully raised funds for two new Emergency Children’s Ambulances for the East of England

Generous donations from hospital supporters have helped Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) raise £216,000 for an emergency children’s ambulance service, which will save young lives in the East of England.

12 Nov 2020, 11 a.m.
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Medicine for Members: Precision breast cancer medicine

Medicine for Members lecture on Precision Breast Cancer Medicine: What is it and can we deliver it? By Dr Jean Abraham, Reader in Precision Breast Cancer.

11 Nov 2020, 6:30 p.m.
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Addenbrooke’s becomes first regional centre to offer CAR-T cell treatment for cancer patients

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has become the first in the east of England to offer revolutionary CAR-T cell treatment to some of its cancer patients.

11 Nov 2020, 4 p.m.

Uncovering the origin of rare childhood cancer guides treatment

New research shows that bilateral neuroblastoma cancers within a patient can arise independently from each other. The finding that such tumours have not spread – metastasised – from one site to another has important implications for understanding the roots of neuroblastoma and may promote better treatments.

4 Nov 2020, 10 p.m.
Dr Gareth Corbett holding EXALT Model D single use duodenoscope

Hospital is first in United Kingdom to use single use scope

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has started using the world’s first disposable version of a medical instrument that plays a vital role in diagnosing and treating diseases of the small intestine.

2 Nov 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Consultant oncologist Dr Raj Jena explains how machine learning tool Project InnerEye will help speed up cancer waiting times

Top tech prize win

A machine learning tool that enables doctors to develop their own models for treating cancer patients more quickly has scooped a top prize in the Health Tech Newspaper (HTN) Awards 2020.

29 Oct 2020, 3 p.m.
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Surgeons’ series: chance to join a Facebook Q&A

The last episode of BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: at the Edge of Life’ will be broadcast at 9pm today (Tuesday 27 October) – but there is one more opportunity to hear from the Cambridge consultants filmed.

28 Oct 2020, 10 a.m.
Mr Emmanuel Huguet

Surgeons: At the Edge of Life - Emmanuel Huguet

As a fresh-faced young medical student consultant hepato-pancreato-biliary and liver transplant surgeon, Emmanuel Huguet, had what he describes as a “seminal moment”.

26 Oct 2020, noon
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Marathon volunteering effort earns badges of honour

Volunteers who have clocked up an incredible 5,500 hours helping Cambridge’s Addenbrooke’s Hospital in its fight against Covid-19 have been formally recognised for their efforts.

26 Oct 2020, noon
)  a nurse using a handheld device, integrated with our Epic electronic patient record system, to scan barcodes to safety administer medication to a patient

Trust is first to win technology accolade

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has become the first healthcare trust in the UK to achieve the highest international quality standard that recognises the use of technology, data and analytics to support inpatient care.

22 Oct 2020, 6 p.m.
Mr Emmanuel Huguet

‘Surgeons’ series concludes with high-risk dilemmas

Weighing up the risks of an operation versus the impact of not treating patients at all is a daily balancing act for surgeons at Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke’s hospitals in Cambridge.

20 Oct 2020, 4:38 p.m.
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Essence of lockdown captured in hospital exhibition

The incredible outpouring of creativity seen during the Covid-19 lockdown has been captured in a thought-provoking exhibition at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

20 Oct 2020, noon
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Join our meeting with members of the public on Monday 19 October

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.

15 Oct 2020, 4 p.m.
Rod Laing - consultant neurosurgeon

Prepare for tension in third Surgeons episode

There is no room for error in two cutting-edge operations filmed at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth hospitals in Cambridge for the next episode of the BBC Two documentary, ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’.

15 Oct 2020, 1:25 p.m.
Addenbrooke’s consultant ENT surgeon Mr Patrick Axon and Addenbrooke’s neurosurgeons Mr Richard Mannion

Surgeons: At the Edge of Life - episode 2 - 13 October 2020

In the next episode of BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’, Charles Malata helps close a large hole in patient Kevin’s back.

13 Oct 2020, 8 p.m.
honorary consultant urologist, Vincent Gnanapragasam

Study reveals differences in patterns of prostate cancer treatment in England

There are widespread differences in the way hospitals across the country treat men with prostate cancer.

12 Oct 2020, 2:10 p.m.
CGHP volunteer surgeon Julian Fraser, now retired, shows his camera to the same young patient. Watching on are Consultant Surgeon, Mr Vijay Santhanam (back right), and trainee surgeon Shadi Basyuni (back left)

Surgeons unveil mission to treat Middle East blast victims

Two surgeons our hospitals have unveiled plans for a mission to the Middle East to help patients facially disfigured by war and disease.

8 Oct 2020, 11 a.m.
Mr Aman Coonar and Professor Charles Malata

Second Surgeons episode captures marathon operation

In the second episode of Surgeons, Royal Papworth Hospital's senior consultant thoracic surgeon, Aman Coonar, calls on the skills of Addenbrooke’s consultant plastic surgeon, Professor Charles Malata.

7 Oct 2020, 9 a.m.
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Surgeons at the Edge of Life: Episode One, Tuesday 6 October

The first episode of Surgeons: At the Edge of Life, features our consultant surgeon, Andrew Carrothers, and consultant anaesthetist, Ronan O’Leary, with their team who are carrying out a unique pelvis and hip operation.

5 Oct 2020, 2:45 p.m.