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Planning permission granted for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

We welcome today’s planning committee decision, with councillors recommending approval to build Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

17 Apr 2024, 12:02 p.m.
Martyn Grass and colleagues - YMAD Feb  2024 winner

You Made a Difference - February 2024

A security officer who is so passionate about mental health he will be doing a parachute jump for CUH and a local co-ordinator for the newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP) are our winners of the February You Made a Difference awards.

16 Apr 2024, noon
Professor Charlotte Coles in clinic

Expert team call for worldwide action on breast cancer

A team of experts led by an Addenbrooke’s consultant has warned that a disproportionate number of patients die from breast cancer in low and middle income countries.

16 Apr 2024, 11:16 a.m.
Siobhan Taylor powerlifting

ITU nurse heads for world powerlifting championships

An intensive care nurse is aiming to become powerlifting world champion after being selected to represent Great Britain at the 2024 IPF World Championships in Austin, Texas.

10 Apr 2024, 10 a.m.
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Nominate your ‘public choice’ in our CUH annual awards

We are pleased to be partnering with the Cambridge Independent newspaper to invite nominations for the Public Choice award, part of our annual staff awards programme.

10 Apr 2024, 8 a.m.
Professor Roman Hovorka head and shoulders

Roll out of Cambridge-developed artificial pancreas is world first

An artificial pancreas developed with the help of staff and patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital is one of four new devices to be rolled out by the NHS – helping tens of thousands of children and adults living with type one diabetes.

5 Apr 2024, 3:55 p.m.
Professor Matthew Murray

European experts agree best treatments for young patients with specific brain tumours

European experts caring for young patients with a specific type of brain cancer have – for the first time – agreed and published freely-available guidance outlining how best to treat them.

2 Apr 2024, 8 a.m.
Celebrating the Carer Friendly Award

Trust celebrates Care Friendly Award

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a Carer Friendly Tick Award for employers.

26 Mar 2024, 1:12 p.m.
Cyclist Andrew Gould

CUH nurses thanked in cyclist’s 3,000km fundraiser

Children’s Nurses Angie Curtis and Vicky Amiss-Smith have been recognised in the first ‘WellChild Nurse Tour of Appreciation of the UK’.

25 Mar 2024, 12:56 p.m.
Dr Xand and members of Cambridge Children's Hospital project team

TV star Doctor Xand visits Cambridge Children's Hospital site

TV's Dr Xand van Tulleken visited CUH to learn more about the future Cambridge Children's Hospital, the East of England's first specialist children's hospital.

25 Mar 2024, 8:23 a.m.
Andy Bailey, Gemma Czech and Dr Ian Goodhart

Virtual ward shortlisted for top accolade

An initiative by Addenbrooke’s which has so far enabled more than 1,300 patients to be treated in the comfort of their own homes has been shortlisted for a national award, it was announced today

18 Mar 2024, 5:20 p.m.
A group of female CUH staff and Victoria Atkins walking along a hospital corridor

Health Secretary Victoria Atkins visits CUH on International Women’s Day

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visited Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust this afternoon to meet staff and patients.

8 Mar 2024, 1:51 p.m.
Jacqui Galloway

My CUH Story - Jacqui Galloway

Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist Jacqui Galloway is one of CUH’s few specialist research nurses. She describes working in research as a demanding – but rewarding – job.

7 Mar 2024, 8 a.m.
Roland Sinker

CUH welcomes £3m Budget announcement to support long term health plans

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced £3 million for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to develop its long term plans for healthcare on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

6 Mar 2024, 3:48 p.m.

Patients assist study into long COVID

Problems with iron levels in the blood and the body’s ability to regulate the nutrient as a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection could be a key trigger for long COVID, new research supported by Addenbrooke's patients and staff has discovered.

1 Mar 2024, 3:55 p.m.
DIvO study logo: illustration of four babies above the text 'DIvO Because babies get cataracts too'

Pioneering cataract test for babies has worldwide potential

Researchers are calling on new parents to back a national study to help prevent the most common cause of preventable childhood blindness, congenital cataracts.

22 Feb 2024, 9:58 a.m.
Roland Sinker (left), David Biddle (middle) and Mike More (right) holding a 'You Made a Difference' award certificate, cake and flowers

You Made a Difference - January 2024

A senior radiographer who uses his excellent technical knowledge to improve his department and an 18 week pathway tracker who went over and above to assist with CUH’s Diwali celebrations are our winners of the January You Made a Difference awards.

21 Feb 2024, 2 p.m.
Parkinson's disease - dictionary definition

Drug trial brings hope to Parkinson’s patients

Cambridge researchers and Addenbrooke’s Hospital patients are joining forces to trial a new drug aimed at treating Parkinson’s disease.

21 Feb 2024, 10:14 a.m.
The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Industrial action February 2024

The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during February 2024.

20 Feb 2024, 9 a.m.
Asbestos warning sign

Trust backs study to fight asbestos-related cancer

An Addenbrooke’s consultant clinical oncologist is part of an international team led by Queen Mary University of London to make a significant breakthrough in the treatment of a rare and hard-to-treat cancer.

15 Feb 2024, 1:36 p.m.