Hundreds to join Covid study to help protect most at risk
Up to 1,700 more patients from across the UK are being asked to join an Addenbrooke’s led drug trial, to help find ways of protecting those with poor immunity from catching Covid.
Addenbrooke's welcomes Ukrainian students
A group of 20 Ukrainian medical students, whose training was thrown into turmoil by the Russian invasion, are next week beginning clinical placements at Addenbrooke’s.
Home in a day after robotic cancer surgery
A surgical robot at Addenbrooke’s is helping to cure patients with prostate cancer, enabling them to go home less than 24 hours after surgery.
Mission to eliminate hepatitis C
A team led by Addenbrooke's is on track to eliminate the deadly virus hepatitis C from the east of England by 2025, with targets now reached in Wisbech in Cambridgeshire and Grays in Essex.
Crown's story: How are you?
Crown was diagnosed with a rare physical disorder aged 12 and says being treated for the impact on her mental health has been really important.
Building begins for new solar energy
Construction work has begun on a state-of-the-art solar panel project which will supply renewable energy to Addenbrooke's and the Rosie Hospitals.
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Cambridge teams land £4m to tackle toughest cancers
Two teams of Cambridge scientists – which include experts based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital - are to get a £4m boost to help with the fight against cancer.
Celebrating long service at CUH
Congratulations to our long service award winners including Alison, celebrating 30 years in nursing at Addenbrooke's and Vivien with 20 years as a specialist biomedical scientist.
Pioneering clinic to treat reversible form of dementia
Addenbrooke’s has launched a ground-breaking, multidisciplinary clinic to help identify and treat people with a frequently misunderstood condition called normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).
In Memoriam: the Covid pandemic
An open-air art installation comes to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus as part of a UK tour to remember those lost in the pandemic and pay tribute to the NHS.
Study shows how genetic mutations cause kidney cancer
Cambridge researchers have identified how common genetic alterations can lead to the formation of tumours and the development of kidney cancer.
Can you share your pregnancy story?
If you are pregnant and your baby is due to arrive between November 2022 and early March 2023, you might be interested in taking part in a programme in which medical students from Cambridge University learn about pregnancy.
My CUH story - Helping in Ukraine
An Addenbrooke's consultant who spent three weeks working in a busy hospital in war-torn Ukraine has spoken of the mighty resilience of staff – and the incredible courage of patients.
Brain cancer care awarded centre of excellence status
Addenbrooke’s hospital is part of six NHS brain cancer centres to be awarded excellence status by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission.
Refugee doctor volunteers in Ukraine
An Addenbrooke’s emergency doctor, who fled Syria as a medical student in 2012, has just returned from Ukraine where he helped treat those fleeing from the war.
New genomic testing provides vital diagnosis for severely ill babies
Cambridge research suggests more than a third of severely sick babies given rapid whole genome sequencing have received a vital genetic diagnosis.
You Made a Difference - April 2022
The winners of You Made a Difference for April 2022 are a healthcare assistant, and a midwife and clinical midwifery practice educator
Medicine for Members: Obstetrics and gynaecology – improving pregnancy outcomes
Find out what efforts are required throughout a person’s pregnancy journey to reduce the stillbirth risk and how this can be achieved at our hospitals.
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.
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.
Patient who faced amputation goes home walking
Derrick Ayebo’s recovery was “almost a miracle” according to his physiotherapist, Gianluca Saracino.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.