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Serena Nik-Zainal

Safely linking big datasets to help find medical answers

Professor Serena Nik-Zainal is leading a Cambridge trial to find ways to analyse data across more than one secure research hub to help speed up advances in science and knowledge.

13 Jan 2022, noon
Ear

Trust backs trial into treatment for severe hearing loss

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is to support a national study into the best treatment options for adults living with severe hearing loss.

12 Jan 2022, 3:55 p.m.
Omicron

80 new air filter machines to help reduce hospital infection

Pioneering research by Addenbrooke's has resulted in air filter machines being installed across the Trust to help reduce the risk of Covid infection for patients and staff.

12 Jan 2022, 11 a.m.
Jayne Bressington - head and shoulders

Ground-breaking cancer study wins cash injection

A research team based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital has won a £140,000 cash boost towards a ground-breaking study aimed at finding new treatments for a rare cancer that affects children and young people.

11 Jan 2022, 1:18 p.m.
Sharon Peacock

Professor Sharon Peacock awarded the MRC Millennium Medal

Sharon Peacock, Non-Executive Director at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), has been awarded the Medical Research Council's most prestigious prize for her pioneering work and leadership in tracking Covid variants during the pandemic.

7 Jan 2022, 3 p.m.
Cathy is stood on her ward, in front of a rainbow on the wall, holding her you made a difference certificate

You Made a Difference - December 2021

December's You Made a Difference winners are a carpenter and a ward manager for the Charles Wolfson ward.

6 Jan 2022, 4:06 p.m.
Holgram patient

Hologram patients to help train future doctors and nurses

Health professionals of the future could soon be training on holograms of patients, thanks to a new partnership launched in Los Angeles and Cambridge and involving Addenbrooke's Hospital.

6 Jan 2022, 4 p.m.
Lynne Radbone

New Year Honour for children's dietitian

A children’s dietitian whose work at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) has spanned more than three decades has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours.

4 Jan 2022, noon
A child playing with building blocks

Artificial pancreas helps babies with type 1 diabetes

Babies with type 1 diabetes can be successfully treated using an ‘artificial pancreas’, preventing dangerous consequences of very high or very low glucose levels in their blood.

22 Dec 2021, 4:39 p.m.
John is in the emergency department wearing a surgical mask

You Made a Difference - November 2021

November's You Made a Difference winners are a staff nurse from the Ely day surgery unit and a consultant in the emergency department.

22 Dec 2021, 3:34 p.m.
Blue ribbon - prostate awareness

NICE prostate guidelines updated based on Cambridge research

A Cambridge developed model to categorise the risk of prostate cancer has been added to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines and adopted as standard practice in the NHS.

21 Dec 2021, 5:10 p.m.
Map of Cambridge Biomedical Campus showing location of the Deakin Centre.

Getting your vaccine at the Deakin Centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital?

You can now get your Covid-19 vaccine at the Deakin Centre based on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site.

21 Dec 2021, 3:53 p.m.
Carol-Ann Barrett of Bishop Stortford in own pharmacy

Friendly gut bacteria speeds long Covid recovery

Two capsules a day containing a scientifically chosen blend of natural ingredients could help patients suffering from long Covid, says a major UK study.

21 Dec 2021, 11:33 a.m.
Quentin Blake

Christmas with Quentin Blake at the Rosie

Quentin Blake and his artwork at the Rosie Hospital is featuring in a BBC Two documentary on Christmas Day at 4.10pm.

21 Dec 2021, 11 a.m.
Covid patient

Patient story: Covid vaccine saved my life

Andrew Lingham was days away from having his third booster jab when he fell seriously ill with Covid and had to be admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

17 Dec 2021, noon
Nursing making bed in surge centre ward

Two new wards open to ease winter pressures

2 newly build wards with a total of 36 beds have opened at Addenbrooke's, as part of a large-scale development to increase the hospital's capacity.

16 Dec 2021, 7 a.m.
Dr Mariam Imam in resus

Surgeons’ last episode is rare insight into trauma care

Viewers who tune into BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ at 9pm on Thursday (16 Dec) will get a rare glimpse behind the scenes of Addenbrooke’s busy emergency department.

14 Dec 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Pill

Covid antiviral treatment trial starts in the East of England

A ground-breaking Covid trial is enrolling participants from across the region to investigate the effectiveness of new oral antiviral treatments, which can be safely taken at home.

10 Dec 2021, 3 p.m.
Omicron

Children’s service to monitor Omicron impact

The impact of the new Covid variant Omicron is being monitored by a new service at Addenbrooke’s Hospital helping with the treatment of children in the region with long Covid.

9 Dec 2021, 10:33 a.m.
Tom Santarius in theatres

Surgeons face life-changing challenges in episode five

The penultimate episode of BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ show theatre teams taking on two life changing challenges – one that will enable a pensioner to swallow again, and another to save a young mother’s sight.

7 Dec 2021, 5:09 p.m.