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Brain injury: Report highlights progress and challenges

A new report co-authored by an Addenbrooke's consultant highlights the advances and challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research in traumatic brain injury, a leading cause of injury-related death and disability worldwide.

30 Sep 2022, 12:41 p.m.

Cancer research could have 'far-reaching' implications

The research lead for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital says new findings to come out of his lab are the most important in three decades.

30 Sep 2022, 10:19 a.m.
Oliver with parents Sara and Michael

Genetic test rules out cancer for baby Oliver

A baby who was born with a large tumour on his leg has been spared chemotherapy and surgery, after whole genome sequencing at Addenbrooke’s revealed the lump was harmless.

30 Sep 2022, 9 a.m.
CUH Award Winners

Congratulations to our first staff awards winners!

The first CUH annual staff awards ceremony took place last night, attended by more than 100 finalists, shortlisted from more than 1,600 nominations.

23 Sep 2022, 3 p.m.
Aubrey with her dad and Professor Matt Murray

Sharing best practice in WGS for children with cancer

East Genomics together with Wellcome Connecting Science and the University of Cambridge are hosting this one day workshop in October.

23 Sep 2022, 10 a.m.
Radio Therapy display

Patients help to improve radiotherapy services

A new multimedia display at Addenbrooke’s highlights how patients have helped shape radiotherapy treatment.

22 Sep 2022, 2 p.m.
Early Cancer Institute

Launch of UK's first institute for early cancer research

The Early Cancer Institute opens today next door to Addenbrooke's, to help create a world where we can detect cancer early enough to cure it.

21 Sep 2022, 9 a.m.
Her Majesty the Queen

Information for patients: Bank holiday Monday 19 September, Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral

Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty The Queen’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday.

13 Sep 2022, 2:57 p.m.
Portrait of the Queen at Rosie Hospital

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

9 Sep 2022, 2:54 p.m.
Mum Wai Chan with daughter Fay and health play leader Sophie Barber playing with the bears

Emergency staff thank teddy champion Jim

A Cambridgeshire freemason who has led the delivery of thousands of teddy bears to Addenbrooke’s hospital over two decades has reached the end of his marathon toy story.

6 Sep 2022, 10:19 a.m.
Matron Emma Ayling demonstrates transparent face mask

Innovative face mask gets official all clear

A transparent face mask, designed at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in response to COVID 19, is now available to NHS staff across the UK who are caring for lip-reading patients.

31 Aug 2022, 10:04 a.m.
Nurse in theatre

New operating theatres on the way

Three new theatres are being built at Addenbrooke's to help ease waiting lists for routine knee and hip operations.

26 Aug 2022, 9 a.m.
The Public Choice Award

Public Choice shortlist announced

Another major milestone has been reached in Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) first ever staff awards.

17 Aug 2022, 1:41 p.m.
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New regional cancer hospital one step closer

The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has been given the green light by the government’s New Hospital Programme to commence the process that will lead to the appointment of a construction partner.

17 Aug 2022, 9:42 a.m.
Max Williamson

New clues to treat germ cell tumours

A study by a team from Addenbrooke’s and the Wellcome Sanger Institute has revealed more about the origin of germ cell tumours, usually found in the ovaries and testicles, suggesting new approaches to future treatment.

11 Aug 2022, 10 a.m.
CUH Annual Awards Shortlist artwork

Shortlist announced for hospitals’ annual awards

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has announced the individuals and teams shortlisted in its first ever annual staff awards.

9 Aug 2022, 11:33 a.m.

Hundreds to join Covid study to help protect most at risk

Up to 1,700 more patients from across the UK are being asked to join an Addenbrooke’s led drug trial, to help find ways of protecting those with poor immunity from catching Covid.

8 Aug 2022, noon
Ukrainian medical students visit Addenbrooke's. Picture: University of Cambridge

Addenbrooke's welcomes Ukrainian students

A group of 20 Ukrainian medical students, whose training was thrown into turmoil by the Russian invasion, are next week beginning clinical placements at Addenbrooke’s.

5 Aug 2022, 3:01 p.m.
Robotic surgery

Home in a day after robotic cancer surgery

A surgical robot at Addenbrooke’s is helping to cure patients with prostate cancer, enabling them to go home less than 24 hours after surgery.

29 Jul 2022, 9 a.m.
Rachael Bates

Mission to eliminate hepatitis C

A team led by Addenbrooke's is on track to eliminate the deadly virus hepatitis C from the east of England by 2025, with targets now reached in Wisbech in Cambridgeshire and Grays in Essex.

28 Jul 2022, midnight