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Doddington minor injuries unit reopens

The Cambridgeshire unit is back open from today, offering treatment for urgent but not life-threatening illness and injury.

21 Jun 2021, 10:40 a.m.
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Our hospital volunteers are chart toppers!

St John Ambulance volunteers, who stepped in to help Addenbrooke’s during the pandemic, have notched up the second highest number of hours donated in the country.

17 Jun 2021, 2 p.m.
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Cambridge award winners in AI innovation

Ground-breaking AI projects involving Addenbrooke's hospital have won prestigious new funding awards.

17 Jun 2021, midnight
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Another life-saving treatment for Covid-19

One year on from its first breakthrough, the Recovery trial has found another life-saving treatment to prevent Covid deaths.

16 Jun 2021, 3:13 p.m.
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Hormone testing could reveal pregnancy complications

Research by a Cambridge team suggests complications in pregnancy could be spotted earlier by testing hormone levels in the placenta.

15 Jun 2021, 5:05 p.m.

New specialist service for children with long Covid

Addenbrooke's Hospital is heading up a new regional service for children suffering with long Covid.

15 Jun 2021, 4:33 p.m.
Cov-Boost Trial

First Covid-19 'booster' jabs given in new vaccine trial

Volunteers from Cambridgeshire are among the first to get a third 'booster' dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, as part of a new UK trial.

14 Jun 2021, 9 a.m.
Sir Roy Calne opening a display dedicated to transplant in the hospital museum area

Unit named in honour of transplant pioneer Sir Roy

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has named its specialist transplant unit after a world leading surgeon.

10 Jun 2021, 10:24 a.m.

Cambridge GPs first to offer 'sponge on a string' cancer check

A new device to detect the early signs of cancer is being offered for the first time to GP patients in the UK.

9 Jun 2021, 2 p.m.
Haemochromatosis UK

Lifesaving blood treatment comes to Littleport

North Cambridgeshire patients with the blood disorder haemochromatosis can now access treatment closer to home.

9 Jun 2021, 9 a.m.
T2 Bethany Ricketts, ward manager

First of five new hospital wards opens to patients

A newly built 20-bed ward has opened at Addenbrooke’s, as part of a large-scale development to increase the hospital’s capacity.

7 Jun 2021, noon
St John Ambulance Volunteer Mel Godefroy with boxes of PPE

Hospital volunteers sign up for another year

St John Ambulance volunteers, who stepped in to help at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge during the pandemic, have signed up to give another year of support.

4 Jun 2021, 1:49 p.m.
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Rare tumour team wins world class status

A Cambridge team dedicated to treating patients with rare tumours has today (Wed 2 June) been named as an official centre of excellence – making it one of just a handful across the world.

2 Jun 2021, 2:07 p.m.
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Breakthrough could stop young cancer survivors getting cancer again

A new study has used in depth genetic sequencing to explore why some children develop secondary leukaemia after being treated for cancer.

28 May 2021, 4 p.m.
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Logo tribute helps Joshua’s memory live on

A nationally renowned rehabilitation service for children with brain tumours is to formally recognise a local charity which supports it – and help the memory of a much-loved teenager to live on.

26 May 2021, 1:10 p.m.
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Let's talk about organ donation

A year on from the law changing in England, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is urging people to talk to their families about organ donation.

24 May 2021, 9:15 a.m.
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World-first Covid vaccine booster study

Volunteers from the East of England will soon be able to receive a third ‘booster’ Covid-19 vaccine as part of a new clinical trial launching this week.

21 May 2021, 11 a.m.
Medicine for Members Cancer Hospital

Medicine for Members: Cambridge Cancer - Rewriting the story

Medicine for Members: Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital will rewrite the story of cancer

19 May 2021, 6:30 p.m.
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Winning logo for new Children's Hospital

Gemma who attends St Bede’s Inter-Church School in Cambridge wowed the judges with her clever logo design for Cambridge Children’s Network.

13 May 2021, 11:57 a.m.
Dr Chi Wong leukaemia breakthrough

Research clue to treating aggressive blood cancer

An Addenbrooke’s consultant is spearheading research into an aggressive form of blood cancer which could advance treatments for patients with the worst prognosis.

30 Apr 2021, 10 a.m.