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Marquees set-up at Newmarket Road park and ride in Cambridge to provide drive through blood tests

Blood test centre is still open

Patients are reminded that there are no drop-in blood testing facilities at Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre (ATC) in Cambridge.

13 May 2022, 11:10 a.m.
Obesity

New clue to health risks of obesity

Cambridge researchers have found how an enzyme produced by immune system cells might help identify those most at risk from the damaging effects of obesity.

12 May 2022, 2 p.m.
Derrick Ayebo - on ward

Patient who faced amputation goes home walking

Derrick Ayebo’s recovery was “almost a miracle” according to his physiotherapist, Gianluca Saracino.

12 May 2022, 1:32 p.m.
Jimmy - outside clinical research centre

My CUH Story: International Nurses' Day

To celebrate international nurses' day we spoke to Jimmy, a clinical research nurse, and his journey from the Philippines to come and work at Addenbrooke's.

12 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Dr Kerrie Thackray

My CUH Story: Dr Kerrie Thackray

Dr Kerrie Thackray, mum of five who returned to medicine to help with the pandemic at CUH, has been named as a winner of the 2022 Timewise Power List.

11 May 2022, 5 p.m.
Allen Richer - head and shoulders

Hand clinic offers another treatment for arthritis sufferers

The Ely Hand Clinic, run by Addenbrooke’s Hospital, is offering an additional type of treatment for patients with arthritic pain in their thumbs.

11 May 2022, 3 p.m.
Prof Fiona Gilbert

Top honours for pioneering Cambridge doctors

Congratulations to Fiona Gilbert and Miles Parkes who are among 8 Cambridge doctors and professors to be elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences.

11 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Extract from survey

Eye surgeon leads landmark UK research

An Addenbrooke’s surgeon is leading a national survey launched today to help shape the future of eye research for the next decade.

10 May 2022, 3:22 p.m.
Prof Richard Gilbertson

Richard Gilbertson elected to the Royal Society

Congratulations to Professor Richard Gilbertson, research lead for the new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital, now recognised for his scientific excellence by the Royal Society.

10 May 2022, 3 p.m.
vaccine

Fourth Covid jab gives bigger boost than third dose

Covid vaccine given as a fourth booster jab provides stronger immunity compared to a third booster dose, according to the latest results of a UK study involving Addenbrooke's patients.

10 May 2022, 9 a.m.
Addenbrooke's lit up. Photo by Martin Bond

Hospitals lift some Covid visiting restrictions

Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals are today reducing some of the visiting restrictions introduced in response to the Covid pandemic.

5 May 2022, 4:38 p.m.
Jessica is stood outside at the Rosie Hospital. She is wearing a dark blue midwife uniform with red edging. She has her blond hair tied up and is smiling.

My CUH story: International Day of the Midwife

Midwife Jessica Walker is involved in training around 100 students in midwifery at the Rosie Hospital, including already qualified nurses, trainee paramedics and university students.

5 May 2022, noon
Ali is wearing dark blue scrubs and a surgical mask. She is stood in a clinical area with medical assessment equipment. Ali has mid brown hair which she wears up, and has glasses.

You Made a Difference - March 2022

March's You Made a Difference winners are an exemplary materials controller and a gifted bank midwife.

4 May 2022, 1:36 p.m.
Coronavirus

Severe Covid similar to brain ageing 20 years

A study carried out at Addenbrooke's suggests severe Covid can leave patients with cognitive impairment, similar to the loss sustained between 50 and 70 years of age.

3 May 2022, 8 p.m.
Dr Rowan Burnstein welcomes Dr Diana Atwine to the NCCU

Ugandan delegation visit is another global success

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge welcomed a high-level delegation from Uganda yesterday including permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health, Dr Diana Atwine.

29 Apr 2022, 9:03 a.m.
Cytosponge

Big boost for Cambridge 'sponge on a string' cancer test

A multi-million pound trial has been announced to pave the way for the Cytosponge test to become a routine screening programme, to help detect early signs of oesophageal cancer.

29 Apr 2022, 6 a.m.
PIBD patient + father

Children with IBD to join vital research

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will be invited to join the NIHR BioResource in Cambridge, to help vital research into Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

28 Apr 2022, 4 p.m.
Aubrey with her dad and Professor Matt Murray

100 children mark genetic testing milestone

More than 100 children with cancer from across the East of England have had their tumours tested by whole genome sequencing at Addenbrookes, to help improve their diagnosis and treatment.

22 Apr 2022, 9 a.m.
graphic of blue and green DNA and numbers on a black background to symbolise breaking down DNA to understand genetics

Big genetic study reveals new clues to the causes of cancer

Cambridge analysis of more than 12,000 tumours from NHS patients has found DNA evidence of more than 50 new potential causes of cancer.

21 Apr 2022, 7 p.m.
Richard Mair, neurosurgeon

Landmark NHS testing and treatment for brain cancer

Brain tumour patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are the first in the UK to benefit from personalised treatment using the latest innovations in genomics and cancer research.

15 Apr 2022, 6 a.m.