You Made a Difference - August 2023
A healthcare assistant who is an advocate for patients and a fast thinking junior sister whose actions made a huge difference were the winners of our You Made a Difference awards in August.
Expert calls for tailored treatments for patients lacking vital vitamin
Patients with vitamin B12 deficiency can remain symptom-free by following a tailored treatment plan, according to new guidelines published this week by the prestigious British Medical Journal.
Joanne McPeake joins THIS Institute as Professor of Nursing
Professor Joanne McPeake has joined the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, based at THIS Institute
World Pancreatic Cancer Day: Addenbrooke’s patient opens up about healing power of nature
An Addenbrooke’s cancer patient says the healing power of nature, and going for daily walks around the Colleges of the University of Cambridge are helping him live with stage four pancreatic cancer.
New study aims to help people with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
Elly from Cambridge is the first person in the UK to sign up for a study aiming to make it easier for people with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes to manage their condition.
NHS green champions help tackle the climate emergency
Green champions at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals have been inspiring colleagues to take simple steps to help protect the planet.
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Can you share your pregnancy story?
If you are pregnant and your baby is due to arrive between November 2023 and early March 2024, you might be interested in taking part in a programme in which medical students from Cambridge University learn about pregnancy.
New app helps with baby health screening
Addenbrooke’s Hospital has helped Anglia Ruskin University with the development of a new app that will help clinicians, student midwives and educators screen for health conditions at birth.
Life-saving tech to treat babies closer to home
In a UK first, Cambridge University Hospitals has developed life-saving virtual technology that effectively “parachutes” its consultants into other hospitals, helping fellow medics across the region care for seriously ill babies.
Public Choice shortlist announced
Another major milestone has been reached in Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) first ever staff awards.
New service launched to transport sick babies and children
A new service to transport very sick babies and children within the East of England will launch on 7 April.
Pregnant women to be assigned lead named midwife
Pregnant women living in Cambridge University Hospital’s catchment area and registered with the Rosie are set to benefit from a new and improved care model which aims to make maternity services more personal.
Could you help us train tomorrow’s doctors?
If you are pregnant and your baby is due to arrive between November 2020 and early March 2021, you might be interested in taking part in a programme in which medical students from Cambridge University learn from pregnant people.
Winner Diane is a Rosie hospital star!
A nurse from Cambridge has become a winner of a Cavell Star Award. Diane Lane, a Maternity Support Worker at the Rosie Birth Centre for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was nominated for going above and beyond for her colleagues.