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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.
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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.
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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.
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Brainbow Zooms ahead with Christmas Event!

Young Addenbrooke’s Hospital patients are to have a cracking Christmas event this year, despite the pandemic.

18 Dec 2020, 11 a.m.
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EU exit - End of transition period

Cambridge University Hospitals is continuing to prepare for the end of the EU exit transition period on 31 December 2020.

17 Dec 2020, 11 a.m.
David and Patricia Dunn

Cambridge patients’ relief as vaccine rolled out

Patients who attended Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust to be vaccinated against Covid-19 have today (Wednesday 9 Dec) spoken of their relief at getting the jab.

10 Dec 2020, 12:52 p.m.
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AI speeds up cancer treatment

Doctors at our hospitals aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy radiotherapy preparations.

9 Dec 2020, midnight
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Join our meeting with members of the public on Wednesday 16 December

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.

8 Dec 2020, 11 a.m.
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Are you booking people in for COVID-19 vaccinations yet?

The NHS will be starting to vaccinate the most at-risk groups, including over-80s and social care workers, in the hospital hubs when we have the vaccines in place.

7 Dec 2020, 7:22 p.m.
Coronavirus: Restricted visiting

Update to our visiting policy

To stop the spread of coronavirus and keep everyone safe, we have made some changes to our visiting policy, including no visiting on our adult wards within the first 48 hours of an admission. You must not visit the hospital if you have any symptoms of Cov

4 Dec 2020, 7:23 p.m.
Artist Andrea Cockerton

Hospital welcomes campus artists

The appointment of three ‘artists in residence’ for the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) is great news for patients and staff, Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) said today.

2 Dec 2020, 7:24 p.m.
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Psychological treatment essential for children with gut disease, new study shows

New research carried out at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) highlights the urgent need for more NHS clinical psychology appointments to treat growing numbers of bowel conditions in children.

1 Dec 2020, 2 p.m.
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Hospitals opens new Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial

Members of the public from across Cambridgeshire are being invited to join another leading phase three Covid-19 vaccine study, as research teams from Cambridge’s NHS Trusts work together to secure a range of vaccines to help tackle coronavirus.

27 Nov 2020, 7:28 p.m.