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Vaccination of hospital staff reduces spread of Covid-19

New data from our hospitals suggests a significant drop in the spread of Covid-19 amongst staff following vaccination..

26 Feb 2021, 9 a.m.
GP Event details

Event for GPs who refer patients to us

We are inviting GPs and Practice staff to a Zoom meeting - Wednesday 3 March 2021 from 18:30 to 20:00.

25 Feb 2021, 3:09 p.m.
Dr Rona Smith - leading the trial

Rona leads Covid trial starting with tapeworm drug

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is leading a major new trial to discover whether a drug used to treat tapeworms can prevent high risk kidney patients getting Covid-19.

24 Feb 2021, 10:45 a.m.
Three men stand facing the camera behind a liver perfusion machine.

Lab grown ‘mini-organs’ used in liver repair breakthrough

Two experts from Addenbrooke’s hospital are part of a pioneering Cambridge team working on ways to repair human organs – by growing replacement parts in a lab.

18 Feb 2021, 7 p.m.
Dr Mike Knapton

Plea to leave no uncertainty on organ donation

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation.

12 Feb 2021, 4:04 p.m.
Charlotte Summers headshot

Second breakthrough in Covid RECOVERY

A UK study involving Addenbrooke's patients has found that a drug used to treat arthritis reduces the chances of severely ill patients dying from Covid-19.

11 Feb 2021, 3 p.m.
A photograph of a woman looking into a microscope

Biomedical Science Degree Apprentice shares her story on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

It's International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we want you to meet Morgan, one of our medical laboratory assistants, who is doing a Biomedical Science Degree Apprenticeship with us.

11 Feb 2021, 2 p.m.
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Join our meeting with members of the public on Monday 22 February

In months when the Board of Directors does not meet in public, the Chair will be available to meet with members of the public to discuss any issues they wish to raise.

5 Feb 2021, 3:30 p.m.
Collaboration team on Zoom call

Artificial Intelligence Covid breakthrough will save lives

Artificial Intelligence Covid breakthrough will save lives

1 Feb 2021, 4 p.m.
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Medicine for Members: Cambridge Children's Hospital

Medicine for Members webinar on Cambridge Children's Hospital: a Whole New Way with Dr Rob Heuschkel; Dr Sally Benson; and Prof David Rowitch

27 Jan 2021, 6:30 p.m.
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Patient stories: Richard

We'd like to share Richard's story, told from the perspective of being a patient's relative.

21 Jan 2021, 5 p.m.
Illustration concept art of Cambridge Children's hospital

Expert international team appointed to design Cambridge Children’s Hospital

The project design team who will draw up plans for Cambridge Children’s Hospital was announced today.

21 Jan 2021, 1 p.m.
Ambulance smaller - PANDR story

New service launched to transport sick babies and children

A new service to transport very sick babies and children within the East of England will launch on 7 April.

18 Jan 2021, 10 a.m.
Award winning  - Vikas Khanduja

Orthopaedic surgeon Vikas honoured with top award

An Addenbrooke’s surgeon who specialises in hip and knee surgery has won a prestigious award for his innovative research.

15 Jan 2021, 10:03 a.m.
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Rescheduling second coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine appointments

Due to new advice from the UK Chief Medical Officers, we are rescheduling all second coronavirus vaccination appointments.

13 Jan 2021, 10:05 a.m.
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Non-emergency surgery and outpatient appointments at our hospitals

Following a continuing rise in the number of seriously unwell Covid-19 patients being admitted to our hospitals, we have taken the difficult decision to reschedule non-emergency surgery and some outpatient appointments.

6 Jan 2021, noon
Dr Mike Weekes awarded British Empire Medal

Honour for expert who set up early testing for Covid-19

An infectious diseases consultant who rapidly set up a unique Covid testing lab in the very early days of the pandemic has been recognised in the New Year Honours list 2021.

4 Jan 2021, 11:47 a.m.
Charlotte Summers headshot

People who change the world - Charlotte Summers

CUH doctor Charlotte Summers has spent this year battling Covid-19 - both in the intensive care unit and in the laboratory.

28 Dec 2020, 9:30 a.m.
X-ray of magnetic toy inside a child's stomach

Magnetic ball toys – a warning to parents

In the run-up to Christmas, doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital have issued a warning to parents about the dangers of magnetic ball toys.

23 Dec 2020, noon
Deputy medical director Dr Justin Davies

Emergency operation outcomes praised in new report

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge is one of four in England and Wales with the lowest death rate following a specialist emergency procedure, says a new report.

18 Dec 2020, 5:49 p.m.