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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.
Photograph of Rosie riding a horse.

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.
Coronavirus

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.
Doddington MIU

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.
David Monk outside emergency department

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.
A head and body shot of Dr Raj Jena

Cambridge award winners in AI innovation

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

17 Jun 2021, midnight
Shot of two staff members in full PPE in the critical care unit standing around a bed with a patient caring from him

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.
Pregnant woman

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.
SARS-CoV2

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.
Cytosponge

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.