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Amber Chardwick and emergency assessment unit

You Made a Difference - February 2023

Our winners of You Made a Difference for February 2023 are a health care assistant and a specialty registrar, emergency assessment unit.

30 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.
Professor Matthew Murray

Treating childhood kidney cancer

Cambridge doctors are leading a new ground-breaking research project helping to improve diagnosis and monitoring of 'Wilms tumour' - a type of childhood kidney cancer.

29 Mar 2023, 5 p.m.
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CUH Annual Awards – search on for ‘public’s choice’

The Cambridge Independent newspaper has again teamed up with Cambridge University Hospitals for an annual awards programme that celebrates the amazing achievements of staff.

29 Mar 2023, 9:27 a.m.
Aloma Onyemah, Jess Church and Mike More  1200th employee

CUH welcomes 12,000th employee

Jess Church, an occupational therapist who had a childhood dream of helping people has become the 12,000th person employed by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

27 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.
Blood cells

Sickle cell under the spotlight

Join us for a day of special events for patients and the public, to raise awareness and support for sickle cell disease on Sunday (26 March) at Addenbrooke's.

24 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.

Vaccination halves risk of long Covid

Being vaccinated against Covid halves people’s risk of developing long Covid, according to new research involving Addenbrooke's.

23 Mar 2023, 3 p.m.
Thea Towell

Thea's story: finding new treatments for stomach cancer

Thea Towell has stomach cancer and is taking part in research at Addenbrooke's to find new treatments and help other patients in the future.

23 Mar 2023, 11:27 a.m.
Alfie holding plumbing materials

Alfie's story: treating mind and body together

Teenager Alfie, 15-years-old, suffered a serious brain injury when he was knocked off his bike - his recovery involved a multi-skilled team from Addenbrooke's working together to support his unique psychological and physical needs.

21 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.
Tirej Brimo outside ED

Charity appeal for hospitals hit by Syrian earthquakes

Cambridge Global Health Partnerships has teamed up with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine to support a fundraising campaign championed by Addenbrooke’s emergency doctor, Tirej Brimo.

20 Mar 2023, 9:42 a.m.

Obese patient immune response linked to severe Covid

Research led by Cambridge doctors and scientists shows people who are obese may be more susceptible to severe Covid because of a poorer inflammatory immune response.

20 Mar 2023, 7 a.m.
Yvonne Smith

Yvonne's story: lab-grown blood cells

Yvonne Smith is one of the first people to be transfused with red blood cells grown in a laboratory - part of a world leading trial involving Addenbrooke's.

17 Mar 2023, 5 p.m.
Chloe Drew-Batty

Chloe's story: cancer, lockdown and me

Teenager Chloe Drew-Batty was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma during the Covid lockdown - read about her experience, her treatment at Addenbrooke's and how it led to songwriting.

16 Mar 2023, 1 p.m.
Cambridge Festival 2023

Get hands-on with cancer research in Cambridge!

Join us at this year's Cambridge Festival on Saturday 18 March from 11am – 4pm at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology.

16 Mar 2023, 1 p.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
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You Made a Difference - January 2023

Our winners of You Made a Difference for January 2023 are a contact centre shift leader and a deputy chaplain.

16 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.
Newmarket Road park and ride blood testing station

High winds suspends drive-through blood tests

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is advising that its drive-through blood testing service at Cambridge’s Newmarket Road park is closed today because of high winds.

13 Mar 2023, 1:31 p.m.
Dementia. Photo by Astrid Schaffner on Unsplash

Cambridge ‘REVERT’ dementia clinic in international spotlight

Thirty-six people who feared they may be suffering from dementia have received life-changing surgery since the opening of a new clinic at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, an international conference will hear on Monday (13 March).

10 Mar 2023, 2:10 p.m.
The Addenbrooke's reception entrance

Industrial action

The British Medical Association (BMA), British Dental Association (BDA) and Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) have confirmed that industrial action, in the form of strike action, will take place at CUH from 13 to 15 March 2023.

10 Mar 2023, 9 a.m.

Childbirth pain relief study reveals inequalities for BAME mothers

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is helping with research that highlights inequalities in pain relief and anaesthesia for women of black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds.

9 Mar 2023, 2:54 p.m.
CUH engineer standing on a ladder to install an LED light fitting.

Switching to LEDs makes lighting up the NHS cost less

A huge project to replace inefficient fluorescent lights with LEDs is taking place at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals to help tackle climate change and save NHS money.

9 Mar 2023, 11 a.m.
Breast cancer

Speeding up breast cancer diagnosis using AI

A ground-breaking project involving Addenbrooke's has been awarded £1.5 million to develop AI that can help check for breast cancer - part of the government's plan to accelerate cancer diagnosis using artificial intelligence.

7 Mar 2023, 7 a.m.