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Max Williamson

New clues to treat germ cell tumours

A study by a team from Addenbrooke’s and the Wellcome Sanger Institute has revealed more about the origin of germ cell tumours, usually found in the ovaries and testicles, suggesting new approaches to future treatment.

11 Aug 2022, 10 a.m.
CUH Annual Awards Shortlist artwork

Shortlist announced for hospitals’ annual awards

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has announced the individuals and teams shortlisted in its first ever annual staff awards.

9 Aug 2022, 11:33 a.m.

Hundreds to join Covid study to help protect most at risk

Up to 1,700 more patients from across the UK are being asked to join an Addenbrooke’s led drug trial, to help find ways of protecting those with poor immunity from catching Covid.

8 Aug 2022, noon
Ukrainian medical students visit Addenbrooke's. Picture: University of Cambridge

Addenbrooke's welcomes Ukrainian students

A group of 20 Ukrainian medical students, whose training was thrown into turmoil by the Russian invasion, are next week beginning clinical placements at Addenbrooke’s.

5 Aug 2022, 3:01 p.m.
Robotic surgery

Home in a day after robotic cancer surgery

A surgical robot at Addenbrooke’s is helping to cure patients with prostate cancer, enabling them to go home less than 24 hours after surgery.

29 Jul 2022, 9 a.m.
Rachael Bates

Mission to eliminate hepatitis C

A team led by Addenbrooke's is on track to eliminate the deadly virus hepatitis C from the east of England by 2025, with targets now reached in Wisbech in Cambridgeshire and Grays in Essex.

28 Jul 2022, midnight
Crown smiling for camera. with cornbraids in her hair and wearing a brown jacket

Crown's story: How are you?

Crown was diagnosed with a rare physical disorder aged 12 and says being treated for the impact on her mental health has been really important.

27 Jul 2022, 1 p.m.
Image shows an aerial view of how the Babraham Park and Road site will look when the solar panels have been installed over the parking bays

Building begins for new solar energy

Construction work has begun on a state-of-the-art solar panel project which will supply renewable energy to Addenbrooke's and the Rosie Hospitals.

27 Jul 2022, noon
The Addenbrooke's reception entrance

Our services during the heatwave

The Met Office has issued a Red Heat-Health Alert for the east of England region, with extremely hot temperatures anticipated in local areas from the weekend and early next week.

15 Jul 2022, 6 p.m.
Jay Miles

Celebrating International Non-Binary Day

Jay Miles, a trainee clinical bioinformatician, talks about life as a non-binary person.

14 Jul 2022, 12:47 p.m.
Addenbrooke's chimney illuminated pink for organ donor day. Pic by Martin Bond

Donors and hospital lead fight to save lives

New figures show there were 41 patients who donated their organs after death at Addenbrooke’s last year - the third highest at any UK hospital and saving or improving the lives of those in desperate need of a transplant.

13 Jul 2022, 12:09 p.m.
Rachel Gilbert

Rachel's story: Genomics helped me understand my cancer

Rachel Gilbert was diagnosed with gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) aged 15 and says whole genome sequencing has provided vital answers for her and her family.

13 Jul 2022, 9 a.m.
A purple panel with 11 owls drawn on it, with the words Let's Talk Co-production

Let's talk Co-production!

The voices of children, young people, parents and carers are at the core of everything we do at the Cambridge Children's Hospital project. Afterall, this is their hospital. We can't get it right without them.

5 Jul 2022, 11 a.m.
Ruth Greene with the bus

Hospital’s green bus service is just the ticket!

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) has launched an environmentally friendly patient courtesy bus service, thanks to a team effort by its charity, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT), and a well-known patient governor.

1 Jul 2022, 2:26 p.m.
The Press Pack team stand by the county day marquee with their thumbs up and big smiles

What a day for Cambridge Children's Press Pack!

Since last summer, Cambridge Children's Press Pack have become an integral part of our communications team and, indeed, our project. Cambridgeshire County Day was no different. We invited the five young people to join us in raising awareness of the East of England's first dedicated children's hospital. This is seventeen-year-old Sarah's account of a very 'momentous day', with a stage appearance, media interviews, and a Royal visit!

29 Jun 2022, 5:47 p.m.
Brain picture by Gerd Altman from Pixabay

Cambridge study shapes advice on brain surgery

A body dedicated improving outcomes for victims of traumatic brain injury has updated guidelines for clinicians following latest findings from a Cambridge-led trial.

28 Jun 2022, 9:19 a.m.
Emma has long, straight, dark hair and brown eyes. She is wearing a red dress and is sitting outside in front of some trees

You Made a Difference - May 2022

One winner of You Made a Difference for May 2022 is an employee relations manager

28 Jun 2022, 8:07 a.m.
Hologram patient

World first in hologram patients

Medical students at Addenbrooke’s are the first in the world to experience a new way of learning, using the latest in mixed reality holographic patients

27 Jun 2022, 4 p.m.
The Duchess of Cambridge and Alisha, member of the CCH Press Pack

Teenagers tell Duke and Duchess about Cambridge Children’s Hospital

Young people involved in planning the new Cambridge Children’s Hospital (CCH) were delighted to meet The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge last week.

27 Jun 2022, 2:53 p.m.
Jack the PAT dog

Tail of joy as Jack back on ward duty

Welcome back our furry friends!

22 Jun 2022, 1:20 p.m.