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Brain trauma expert honoured with CBE

A Cambridge professor who founded the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been awarded a CBE in the King’s birthday honours list, it was announced today (Friday 14 June).

14 Jun 2024, 10:30 p.m.
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Surgeon’s battle to put a smile on Brenda’s face

Imagine not being able to smile? That is the predicament facing patient Brenda when she appears in the sixth episode of The Face Doctors, at 9pm on Really on Wednesday (19 June), and available to stream via discovery+.

13 Jun 2024, 10:04 a.m.
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Children help scientists grow 'mini-guts' to help treat Crohn's disease

Children have been helping Cambridge scientists grow 'mini-guts' in the lab to understand more about Crohn's disease, allowing for more personalised treatments to individual patients in the future.

11 Jun 2024, 2:29 p.m. From: Cambridge Children's
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Cutting-edge virtual ward wins digital accolade

An initiative by Addenbrooke’s which has enabled more than 1,800 patients to be treated in the comfort of their own homes won a national award last night

7 Jun 2024, 12:54 p.m.
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Experts launch team effort to help patient Alex

The fifth episode of The Face Doctors on Really at 9pm on Wednesday (12 June) tells the story of a patient who became a prisoner in his own home after his entire nose was lost to cancer.

6 Jun 2024, 4:09 p.m.
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Celebrating long service at CUH 2024

Congratulations to this years long service award winners including Tracey and Teresa, who both celebrated 40 years at Addenbrooke's and Carmela Arroyo who says that moving to the UK and joining CUH was the best decision she ever made.

5 Jun 2024, 9 a.m.
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Addenbrooke’s helipad to operate 24/7

Planning permission for a 24/7 helipad at Addenbrooke’s has been granted to improve outcomes for patients requiring emergency care.

3 Jun 2024, 10:08 a.m.
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You Made a Difference - April 2024

A linen room assistant who pulled out all the stops to reunite a patient with a beloved teddy and a passionate and dedicated clinical nurse specialist are our winners of the April You Made a Difference awards.

30 May 2024, 3 p.m.
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How ‘The Face Doctors’ help patients face the world

The incredible skills of an Addenbrooke’s prosthetist and three clinicians come into focus in the fourth episode of ‘The Face Doctors’ on Really at 9pm on Wednesday (5 June), also available to stream on discovery+.

30 May 2024, 12:29 p.m.
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Patients’ amazing journeys are emotional ride for TV viewers

Viewers will need to buckle up for another roller coaster of a ride when the third episode of The Face Doctors airs at 9pm Wednesday (29 May) on Really, also available to stream on discovery+.

23 May 2024, 12:31 p.m.
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Using AI to detect stomach cancer

An Addenbrooke’s consultant who uses advanced techniques to detect cancer earlier, and prevent life-changing surgery later, has won a grant to boost his work.

20 May 2024, 12:53 p.m.
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The Bridgerton Garden to come to CUH after RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Bridgerton Garden from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be relocated to Cambridge University Hospitals after the show, for patients and staff to enjoy.

20 May 2024, 11 a.m.
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Rebecca Fitzgerald elected to the Royal Society

Congratulations to Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, Director of the Early Cancer Institute at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, who has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of sciences.

16 May 2024, 1:24 p.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
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New TV series sees surgeon carry out complex facial surgery after e-scooter incident

A leading Addenbrooke’s surgeon performed a complex operation following an e-scooter incident, in a powerful new TV series on treatments to the face, neck and head.

16 May 2024, 11 a.m.
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Medicine for Members: Cambridge HealthTech Research Centre - advancements in traumatic brain injury management

Find out about the cause, investigation, treatment, and outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and how the HealthTech Research Centre will help to improve the management of TBI and the lives of patients and support affected patients and families.

14 May 2024, 6:30 p.m.
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New TV series 'The Face Doctors' spotlights life-changing work

World-class surgeons who undertake life-changing treatment of conditions affecting the face, neck and head at Addenbrooke’s are the focus of a powerful new television series.

9 May 2024, 10:47 a.m.

Baby born deaf can hear after breakthrough gene therapy

A baby girl born deaf can hear unaided for the first time, after receiving ground-breaking gene therapy when she was eleven months old at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

9 May 2024, 12:01 a.m.
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Growing Trust launches search for extra talent

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – which has nearly 13,000 employees – is on the search for more talented staff.

8 May 2024, 12:46 p.m.
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New East of England children’s hospital one step closer

Cambridge Children’s Hospital, the first specialist children’s hospital for the East of England, had its Outline Business Case (OBC) approved in principle in September 2023.

3 May 2024, 9 a.m. From: Cambridge Children's
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You Made a Difference - March 2024

A booking administrator who went above and beyond her role to ensure a patient could have treatment and a consultant who empowers patients are our winners of the March You Made a Difference awards.

2 May 2024, 9 a.m.