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Patients’ fun day to become annual event

A family fun day for young Addenbrooke’s patients was such a success it is to become an annual event, it was announced today.

19 Jul 2024, 3:52 p.m.

Regional experts step up fight against hepatitis C

A team which is on a mission to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV/HepC) from the East of England by 2025 is launching another awareness campaign.

17 Jul 2024, 10:19 a.m.
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New partnership aims to accelerate the path to more sustainable healthcare

CUH is one of five healthcare Trusts across England that have come together to form the Circular Economy Healthcare Alliance, demonstrating their commitment to a greener and more sustainable NHS.

17 Jul 2024, 9 a.m.
Mr Animesh Patel in theatres

Surgeon issues sun warning as school holidays start

An Addenbrooke’s surgeon is warning of the dangers of children being exposed to too much sun.

16 Jul 2024, 10:05 a.m.
Dr James Watkins

Whole genome sequencing ‘game changer’ for diagnosis and personalised treatment of adult cancer patients

New research shows that a specific form of genetic test – known as whole genome sequencing, or WGS for short – is invaluable in patients with a certain type of cancer that is difficult to diagnose and treat.

15 Jul 2024, 3:30 p.m.
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Cancer is the public's biggest health concern, poll reveals

Two-thirds of the public say they are very or somewhat worried about being told they have cancer– higher than for any other medical condition, including dementia and having a heart attack – according to polling released today.

15 Jul 2024, 3 p.m.
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Medicine for Members: CUH Arts - shaping care through creativity

Find out about the practice of creative health, the programmes run at CUH, and the impacts and benefits for patients and staff.

10 Jul 2024, 6:30 p.m.
Sir Roy and Dame Shalini Amerasinghe Ganendra

Friendship with Sir Roy is a touching read

An art expert who became a close friend of the Addenbrooke’s transplant pioneer, Sir Roy Calne, has given a fascinating insight into the surgeon’s love of painting.

10 Jul 2024, 4:04 p.m.
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Baroness Morgan to become new Trust chair

Baroness Sally Morgan has been appointed by the Council of Governors as the next Chair of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) and will take up her new role in January 2025.

10 Jul 2024, 11 a.m.
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Mike takes interim chair at global health partnership

A former non-executive director at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has taken on another important role.

8 Jul 2024, 1:26 p.m.
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500 patients benefit from Trust’s life-saving robots

Addenbrooke’s three surgical robots have helped specialists carry out nearly 540 lifesaving or life altering operations in the last 12 months.

5 Jul 2024, 12:01 a.m.
Professor Sam Behjati

Cutting-edge genomic test can improve care of children with cancer

Cambridge researchers say a genetic test offered by the NHS improved clinical care of children with cancer, and should be provided to all children with cancer.

2 Jul 2024, 10 a.m.
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You Made a Difference - May 2024

A calm and confident clinical nurse specialist who made a huge difference to a patient’s breast cancer journey and a remarkable patient outcomes coordinator who has twice walked the circumference of the world for charity are our winners of the May You Mad

28 Jun 2024, noon
Mr Richard Price in theatre

Brave crash patient Emily is focus of final episode

The eighth and final episode of The Face Doctors filmed at Addenbrooke’s Hospital will air on Really at 9pm on Wednesday (3 July), with the full series available to stream on discovery+.

27 Jun 2024, 12:01 p.m.
The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Industrial action – 27 June – 02 July 2024

The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during June and July.

21 Jun 2024, 8 a.m.
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Skull surgery offers hope for horror fall patient

The amazing story of a young man who fell from a hotel balcony causing a massive head injury is told in the seventh episode of The Face Doctors at 9pm this Wednesday (26 June), and available to stream via discovery+.

20 Jun 2024, 11:07 a.m.
YMAD March 2024 team award winners - portering services

You Made A Difference team award - March 2024

The March You Made a Difference team award goes to a team who go the extra mile to help patients and colleagues – our portering services team.

20 Jun 2024, 9 a.m.
CEFM Week 2024

Celebrating the teams who help keep our hospitals running

Today is National Healthcare Estates and Facilities Day, and we're celebrating the work of our capital, estates and facilities team here at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie by sharing some insights and stories about the important work they do.

19 Jun 2024, 9 a.m.
Professor David Menon

Trust trio honoured with CBEs

Three professors at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been awarded a CBEs in the King’s birthday honours list.

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.