Research clue to treating aggressive blood cancer
An Addenbrooke’s consultant is spearheading research into an aggressive form of blood cancer which could advance treatments for patients with the worst prognosis.
New head of Cambridge global health partnership
A former British diplomat with extensive overseas experience has taken over as Chair of Cambridge Global Health Partnerships (CGHP), a charity involving NHS staff in improving health internationally.
Cambridge IVF offers fertility support to more families
Our leading fertility clinic has expanded to offer services to more patients.
ACT launch Addenbrooke’s robot appeal
A £1.5 million appeal to buy a surgical robot for our hospitals has been launched by Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). A new surgical robot will mean quicker, less invasive surgery and faster healing and recovery times for patients.
Regional ambulance service for young launched
A new ambulance service which will travel thousands of miles a year transporting the region’s sickest babies and children from hospital to the nearest specialist intensive care unit was launched today (Wednesday 7 April).
Clear covid mask set for panoramic success
The development of a unique clear facemask designed by the Clinical Engineering Innovation team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has passed another major milestone – and will help in the fight against Covid-19.
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You Made a Difference - Covid-19 Alborada Trust awards
Thanks to a donation from the Alborada Trust to Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, we were able to extend the You Made a Difference scheme to recognise the commitment and amazing work of our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.
You Made a Difference - January 2020
A human resources advisor who goes above and beyond to support our apprentices and a staff nurse who has embraced her nursing career with compassion and enthusiasm are the winners of January’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - December 2019
A senior sister whose ward is flourishing under her leadership and a caring and dignified porter who has worked for the Trust for 26 years are the winners of December’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - November 2019
An associate practitioner who contributes greatly to keeping equipment up to date and safe and a trauma consultant who demonstrates empathy and compassion in challenging situations are the winners of November’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - October 2019
An outstanding consultant neurologist and a healthcare assistant who epitomises our values are the winners of October’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - September 2019
A radiographer who illustrated leaflets to improve the experience of our young patients and an exceptional nurse who cares for oncology and haematology patients are the winners of September’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made A Difference team award - September 2019
September’s You Made A Difference Team Award goes to a team of hospital engineers.
You Made a Difference - August 2019
August you made a difference winners are an acute respiratory nurse specialist and a healthcare assistant.
You Made a Difference - July 2019
A student health play specialist who goes above and beyond to provide fun filled activities for young patients and a senior sister who provides exceptional care and support for our elderly patients are the winners of July’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made A Difference team award - June 2019
June’s You Made A Difference Team Award goes to the environmental services team.
You Made a Difference - May 2019
A healthcare support worker who helps to keep the John Farman Intensive Care Unit running smoothly and a biomedical scientist who has helped many students further their training are the winners of May’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - April 2019
A ward clerk who spends time supporting patients with dementia and a senior sister who manages memorial services for bereaved families are the winners of April’s You Made a Difference awards.
You Made a Difference - March 2019
A security officer who offered support to a family in the emergency department, and a senior pharmacy technician who worked to ensure that a patient could continue his treatment at home are the recipients of this month’s You Made a Difference award.
You Made A Difference team award - March 2019
March’s You Made A Difference Team Award goes to the Lewin Stroke and Rehabilitation Unit for the excellent quality of care given by the multi-disciplinary team.
You Made a Difference - February 2019
A senior sister who manages the infusion service, helping inpatients transition to outpatient care, and a physician's assistant described as 'one of the most important members of the transplant unit,' are February's You Made a Difference award winners.
You Made a Difference - January 2019
January 2019 You Made a Difference winners are a neurology clinical nurse specialist and a medical secretary.
You Made A Difference team award - December 2018
December’s You Made A Difference Team Award goes to the upper GI (gastrointestinal) enhanced recovery project team for the work they have carried out to improve their pathway for cancer patients from good to outstanding.
You Made a Difference - December 2018
December’s You Made A Difference award winners are a gastroenterology specialist nurse who ‘went the extra mile’ for a vulnerable patient and a healthcare team leader who offers support to patients when they need it most.
You Made a Difference - November 2018
November’s You Made a Difference awards go to a senior radiographer who organises a mental health fundraising event and a specialist nurse administration assistant described as a ‘shining example of an NHS employee.'
You Made a Difference - October 2018
October’s You Made a Difference awards go to a physiotherapist working hard to keep our elderly patients moving and a cardiologist who is always willing to step in and support her team.