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Leading artist powers creativity at new children’s hospital

An international artist is helping to shape how the region’s first children’s hospital will look and feel – creating a welcoming and joyful environment that builds trust and inspires hope in young patients and their families.

30 May 2023, 12:06 p.m. From: Cambridge Children's
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Call for hundreds of hospital volunteers

A recruitment drive is underway for hundreds of hospital volunteers, after fewer signed up than expected this year and many opportunities are still available.

26 May 2023, 9 a.m.
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Body temperature control in brain injury

Addenbrooke's is spearheading new guidelines on how to manage a patient's body temperature after a life-threatening stroke or bleeding in the brain - to help improve recovery.

25 May 2023, 4 p.m.
Architect image of Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital and neighbours AstraZeneca (bottom left), Royal Papworth Hospital (bottom right) and Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Update: Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

In a statement to the House of Commons today, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced that plans for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, can proceed and will be funded.

25 May 2023, 3 p.m.
Switch Now Co-worker is sitting on the ground smiling up at the camera, she is adding twigs to the bug hotel.

Helping out the bugs and bees at CUH

Planting for pollinators and creating a home for mini-beasts are part of a biodiversity action week at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie, to give nature a helping hand.

25 May 2023, 2 p.m.
Capital, Estates and Facilities team

You Made a Difference team award - March 2023

The March You Made a Difference team award goes to a skilled team who work tirelessly to keep staff and patients safe – the Capital, Estates and Facilities Team.

25 May 2023, 9:15 a.m.
Ann Taylor receiving her YMAD award from Mike and Roland

You Made a Difference - March 2023

A driven and enthusiastic radiographer, and an interventional pulmonology service administrator who is keen to help are the winners of the March You Made a Difference awards.

24 May 2023, 9 a.m.
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Baby life-saving technology wins award

Pioneering technology developed by Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie that can help save the lives of sick babies from across the region has won a Cambridge award.

23 May 2023, 5:37 p.m.
Patients Sally Douglas and Suzanne Wood receiving the first Little Lifts boxes handed out by Lizzie Neal of Little Lifts

Charity partnership supports breast cancer patients

Addenbrooke’s has teamed up with a charity called Little Lifts that provides boxes of thoughtful gifts, treats and support to those about to undergo chemotherapy and radiotherapy for breast cancer.

22 May 2023, 11 a.m.

Multi-million investment in early cancer tests

The Cambridge team behind Cytosponge - the 'sponge on a string' which identifies people at risk of oesophageal cancer - is expanding its work in the UK and beyond following a £13.4 million investment.

22 May 2023, 8 a.m.
Baby Blue Eyes by Vicky Dixon 600 x 670

New app helps with baby health screening

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has helped Anglia Ruskin University with the development of a new app that will help clinicians, student midwives and educators screen for health conditions at birth.

18 May 2023, 3:05 p.m.
Medicine for Members

Medicine for Members: Prostate cancer - a cancer pandemic of the modern era

Find out about the common myths of prostate cancer symptoms, the complexity of decision making once diagnosed and its growing economic and resource burden.

17 May 2023, 8 p.m.
Purple alliums growing in the outpatients garden

CUH gardens – caring for our planet, patients and staff

Gardeners at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie have created beautiful green spaces amongst the hospital buildings, re-wilding areas and nurturing pollinator-friendly plants to create a happier, healthier environment for patients, staff and nature.

15 May 2023, 10 a.m.
Nurses clapping their hands, congratulating the winners.

CUH nursing and midwifery awards 2023

Congratulations to our award winning nurses and midwives, nominated by their colleagues for their excellence, kindness and patient safety to mark International Nurses' Day.

12 May 2023, 4:45 p.m.
Two nurses looking at hospital drawing plans

Meet our project's lead nurses

Vicky-Amiss Smith, Joanna Carr and Emma Goodchild are our Lead Nurses for Cambridge Children’s Hospital.

12 May 2023, 6 a.m. From: Cambridge Children's
Elaine Chapman

International Nurses Day: Meet Elaine Chapman

Elaine Chapman is the Lead Advisory Nurse for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital, the new specialist cancer hospital for the East of England.

12 May 2023, 6 a.m.

Obesity reduces Covid vaccination immunity

Research involving Addenbrooke's patients has found that protection offered by Covid vaccination declines more rapidly in people with severe obesity.

11 May 2023, 4 p.m.
Picture shows new yellow tug outside with staff from the environmental services team

The first of seven new electric tugs delivered

The new vehicles will be used to move heavy loads like laundry and clinical waste, operating along more than two miles of service corridors beneath Addenbrooke's and the Rosie.

11 May 2023, 9:30 a.m.
A woman doing some bollywood dancing

Dance helped me tackle cancer

Krishna Zivraj-Nair, who was treated for breast cancer at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, is now dedicating her life to dance, after being told she was cancer-free.

10 May 2023, 9 a.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
Catherine Barlow - My CUH Story

International Day of the Midwife

As part of the International Day of the Midwife we asked Catherine Barlow, lead midwife, about her 16 years working at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

5 May 2023, 1 p.m.