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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.
Landscape picture of consultant surgeon Andrew Carrothers

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.
An aerial view of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital funding announcement

Today’s government funding announcement for a new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital on our campus brings us closer to rewriting the story of cancer for our patients. It will bring together world-class clinicians with cutting-edge research.

2 Oct 2020, 5 p.m.
A lady is wearing a white lab coat and is doing an experiment within a lab environment.

COVID-19 research taking place at CUH

Alongside the excellent care our staff are delivering, we are using our tremendous research capabilities to better understand COVID-19 and its successful management, including development of innovative approaches to testing and treatment.

30 Sep 2020, 11 a.m.
Mr Andrew Carrothers from Addenbrooke's and Mr David Jenkins standing together in an operating theatre

Life-saving work of two Cambridge hospitals portrayed in award-winning BBC documentary series

The extraordinary work of surgical teams at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Royal Papworth Hospital and will feature in the forthcoming BBC series of Surgeons: At the Edge of Life.

23 Sep 2020, 6:45 p.m.
A head and shoulders picture of Professor Ravi Gupta smiling

Prof Ravi Gupta included in 2020 TIME100 list

Addenbrooke’s infectious disease consultant and Cambridge University Professor Ravi Gupta is named in this year’s TIME magazine 100 list of the world's most influential people.

23 Sep 2020, 7 a.m.

You Made a Difference - Covid-19 Alborada Trust awards

Thanks to a donation from the Alborada Trust to Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, we were able to extend the You Made a Difference scheme to recognise the commitment and amazing work of our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

15 Sep 2020, noon
Mum Amanda Towers and son Cameron standing together

Why MS patient Cameron bowls them over

A mother whose cricket-loving son was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis says she is bowled over by the way he copes – and the support they are getting from specialist services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

14 Sep 2020, 3:39 p.m.
An anatomical graphic showing a lung

Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised Covid-19 patients

As many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19 develop a pneumothorax – a ‘punctured lung’ – according to a study led by Cambridge researchers.

10 Sep 2020, 3 p.m.
Riaz Kayani medicine for members organ donation in 2020

Medicine for Members: Organ donation in 2020

Medicine for Members lecture on Organ Donation in 2020: Successes, hopes and challenges by Dr Riaz Kayani, consultant in paediatric intensive care and organ donation lead.

9 Sep 2020, 6:30 p.m.
A patient in bed on a Covid ward being treated a nurse wearing personal protective equipment

Steroid improves survival of critically ill Covid-19 patients – CUH patients involved in study

A new international study published today has shown that treating severely ill Covid-19 patients with the steroid hydrocortisone improves their chances of recovery.

2 Sep 2020, 4:15 p.m.
Campaign graphic for organ donation that says 'Yes I donate'

Plea for organ donors to alert families

Last year the families of 57 patients who died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge made the courageous decision to support their loved ones’ wishes to donate their organs.

2 Sep 2020, 2 p.m.
Member of staff's hands demonstrating how to test using point of care machines

Addenbrooke’s pilots new approach after results of study

Combining PCR and antibody tests at point of care dramatically increases COVID-19 detection in hospitalised patients

2 Sep 2020, 3 a.m.
Director of breast screening Kathryn Taylor demonstrates the new 3D mammography technology to Matt Hancock

Hancock’s high-tech visit

Health Secretary Matt Hancock today visited Cambridge University Hospitals to see how cutting edge technology can reduce cancer waiting times.

26 Aug 2020, 4:28 p.m.
A patient Stephen Cooper sitting in a garden chair

Why marathon transplant is a milestone moment

This month marks a year since Stephen Cooper became the 100th patient to have a multi-visceral transplant at Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge - the only hospital in the UK to undertake such complicated operations on adults.

24 Aug 2020, 9 a.m.