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David Miller, YMAD August 2023 winner

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.

24 Nov 2023, 11 a.m.
Dr Julian Owen head and shoulders

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.

23 Nov 2023, 11 a.m.
Dr Joanne McPeake headshot

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

21 Nov 2023, 3 p.m.
Mohammed in Selwyn College gardens

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.

15 Nov 2023, 9 a.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
Elly head shot

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.

14 Nov 2023, 10 a.m.
Jackie Cort-Monk holding a box of single use paper cups for recycling

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.

13 Nov 2023, 9 a.m.
Medicine for Members

Medicine for Members: DNA heroes - how can we all help children’s health research?

Find out how the D-CYPHR health research programme was shaped (and continues to be) by young people and their families.

8 Nov 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Professor Peter Hutchinson (right)receiving the medal from Professor Tor Ingebrigtsen

Neurosurgeon Hutch lands top research award

A Cambridge University Hospital’s expert has won an award often described as the “Nobel Prize of Neurosurgery”.

7 Nov 2023, 1:39 p.m.
A group of women from different nationalities smiling

Project launches to increase genetic testing for cancer patients

Ovarian cancer experts and patients from Addenbrooke's Hospital and hospitals in Birmingham, have been working together to make information around the benefits of genetic testing more accessible.

6 Nov 2023, 9:01 a.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
Two women smiling holding an award

CUH arts team scoop national award for work on cancer care

CUH Arts, Cambridge University Hospitals’ arts-in-health programme, has claimed a prestigious national healthcare award for its work on exploring the role of arts and culture in cancer care environments.

3 Nov 2023, 5:08 p.m. From: Cambridge Cancer
Two nurses standing either side of a CT scanning machine

AI-enhanced cancer treatment is better for patients in UK first

Addenbrooke's is the first NHS hospital to use an AI-enhanced superhot needle treatment to pinpoint and destroy life-threatening tumours in one go, including hard-to-reach cancers.

1 Nov 2023, 9 a.m.
Newmarket Road park and ride blood testing station

Storm suspends drive-through blood tests

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is advising that its drive-through blood testing service at Cambridge’s Newmarket Road park and ride will be closed on Thursday (2 November).

31 Oct 2023, 3:19 p.m.
James Morrow head and shoulders

CUH appoints a new Non-Executive Director

Dr James Morrow has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH), which runs Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie hospitals.

31 Oct 2023, 2:36 p.m.
Dame Mary Archer and Brad Jones with cheque

Essex family donates £10 million to new Cambridge Children’s Hospital

The Julius Jones Trust – a UK charity dedicated to raising vital funds to support NHS services – have presented Dame Mary Archer, Co-Chair of the Cambridge Children’s Hospital Fundraising Campaign, with a donation of £10m.

31 Oct 2023, 1:07 p.m. From: Cambridge Children's
The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Waiting list update: alternative choice for patients

In England, NHS patients have the right to request to move to a different hospital to receive their care/treatment if they have been waiting longer than 18 weeks.

31 Oct 2023, 12:01 a.m.
Adult critical care ambulance and crew members standing in front of it

24/7 hospital transfer service is first in country

An adult ambulance service dedicated to transferring critically ill and injured patients between hospitals in the East of England has become the first in the country to operate around the clock.

16 Oct 2023, 9:34 a.m.
A concept design of the main garden and play area at Cambridge Children's Hospital

New milestone for specialist children’s hospital in the East of England

Plans for a specialist children’s hospital at Addenbrooke’s have reached a new milestone as the green light is given to proceed to the final stage of its business case.

12 Oct 2023, 2:56 p.m.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi

Prestigious award for Cambridge clinician who identified key link between genes and obesity

An internationally renowned Cambridge clinician who identified the leading genetic cause of obesity receives top honours for her work.

12 Oct 2023, 1 p.m.
Vikas Khanduja in main theatres

Artificial intelligence has future in hip surgery

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – debated worldwide as a force for good and evil - will become increasingly important in hip surgery, predicts a top Addenbrooke’s surgeon.

12 Oct 2023, 11:47 a.m.
A man smiling

World-first trial to provide hearing for children with rare type of genetic hearing loss launches in Cambridge

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge is participating in a world-first trial to see whether gene therapy can provide hearing for children with severe to profound hearing loss due to a rare genetic condition.

11 Oct 2023, 9 a.m.