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Increased children’s ambulance service keeps youngsters closer to home in east of England

Ambulances kitted with life-support machines and staffed by highly-qualified medics will transfer sick children and babies into intensive-care wards, in a new 24/7 service being provided by Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH).

17 Sep 2021, 2:52 p.m.
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Nuru is royally rewarded for research success

An Addenbrooke’s Hospital doctor has won a prestigious award from the Royal College of Physicians' for his work in gastroenterology and clinical trials.

16 Sep 2021, 8:54 a.m.
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World first for AI machine learning to treat Covid patients

Addenbrooke’s along with 20 other hospitals from across the world have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the oxygen needs of Covid patients, on a global scale.

15 Sep 2021, 4 p.m.

Cancer drug could help recovery from heart attack

Researchers at Addenbrooke's have found that a cancer drug could improve the recovery of heart attack patients, by targeting the immune system.

7 Sep 2021, 4 p.m.

New gene therapy trial to help restore sight

A team from Addenbrooke's is leading research into new treatments which could help reverse hereditary blindness.

1 Sep 2021, 3 p.m.

Hospital spread of Covid-19 mainly patient to patient

Most patients who caught Covid-19 while in hospital were infected by other patients, not staff, a Cambridge study finds.

24 Aug 2021, 12:08 p.m.

AI to speed up dementia diagnosis

Addenbrooke’s patient Dennis Clark has become one of the first people in the country to take part in a new trial which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s disease.

10 Aug 2021, 8 a.m.
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Artificial pancreas tested on diabetes patients

A new device could soon help people living with type 2 diabetes who also require kidney dialysis.

5 Aug 2021, 12:08 p.m.
Jean-Christophe Novelli and wife Michelle

Chef Novelli speaks of support for Children’s Hospital

Jean-Christophe Novelli and his wife Michelle give their support to a dedicated children’s hospital for the east of England.

4 Aug 2021, 3:25 p.m.

New video prescriptions for children with chronic illnesses

Doctors at Addenbrooke's are prescribing videos of children talking about their chronic illnesses, to improve the wellbeing of other young patients with the same condition.

28 Jul 2021, 11:30 a.m.
SERVE blood biker Mick Thurman with the EAAA

Air ambulance to carry life-saving blood from Addenbrooke’s

For the first time, East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) will be able to carry out blood transfusions on every mission, as a permanent part of emergency services.

27 Jul 2021, 12:01 a.m.
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Patient stories: Rosie

Amateur jockey Rosie tells us about her experience at our hospitals when she broke her ankle after a horse riding accident.

23 Jul 2021, 9:26 a.m.
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Medicine for Members: Artificial Intelligence in healthcare - Improving patient outcomes

Find out how we are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) here in Cambridge to change the way we detect and treat illness.

21 Jul 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Blood marker identifies Covid patients with no symptoms

Blood marker identifies Covid patients with no symptoms

18 Jul 2021, 2:40 p.m.
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Appointment of new non-executive director

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Rohan Sivanandan as a non-executive director.

14 Jul 2021, 11:01 a.m.
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Sharing your pregnancy story

If you are pregnant, with your baby due between November 2021 and early March 2022, you can take part in a new study where Cambridge medical students learn from your experiences.

12 Jul 2021, 2 p.m.
Professor Stefan Marciniak in his lab

Rare disease network is first of its kind

Hospitals in Cambridge and Glasgow have been chosen to lead the nation’s fight against a rare genetic lung disease – making the team the first of its kind and increasing the chances of patients getting the right treatment faster.

30 Jun 2021, 12:01 a.m.
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Drop in staff Covid-19 infections after PPE upgrade

A Cambridge study has shown a significant drop in Covid-19 infections in frontline hospital staff after their face masks were upgraded.

29 Jun 2021, 10:49 a.m.
Dr Rona Smith - leading the trial

Covid-19 treatment trial for kidney patients goes national

An Addenbrooke’s trial is rolling out to hospitals across the UK to see if a drug used to treat tapeworm can give high-risk kidney patients extra protection against Covid-19.

24 Jun 2021, 9 a.m.
Director of Improvement and Transformation - Ewen Cameron

New innovation hub to drive healthcare improvements for patients

Funding has been announced for a new innovation and improvement hub to ensure patients benefit from the latest technology and practice.

23 Jun 2021, 10:16 a.m.