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The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Industrial action January 2024

The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during January 2024.

2 Jan 2024, 9 a.m.
Newmarket Road park and ride blood testing station

High winds suspends drive-through blood tests

Our drive-through blood testing service at Cambridge’s Newmarket Road park and ride is closed today (28 December 2023).

28 Dec 2023, 9 a.m.
Patient Evie Evans in her wheelchair with PAT volunteer Sue, Physio Jonny and PAT dog Poppy

Loveable Labradoodle helps critically ill Evie in NHS first

A young Addenbrooke’s patient who came close to death after a serious infection is home and looking forward to Christmas – following help from a lovable Labradoodle called Poppy.

19 Dec 2023, 11:10 a.m.
Evie Evans and Jonny Littlewood

Evie's road to recovery - the background

Evie Evans was in respiratory failure when she was transferred to Cambridge University Hospital’s paediatric intensive care from her local hospital in July. She was sedated and put on a ventilator to take over her breathing.

19 Dec 2023, 11 a.m.
Cambridge Bikers' Toy Run 2023

Generous bikers deliver festive surprise!

A roaring success! That was the verdict of Addenbrooke’s Accident and Emergency department staff after a group of big-hearted motorcyclists arrived with dozens of gifts for children on Sunday (17 December).

19 Dec 2023, 9:56 a.m.
The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Industrial action December 2023

The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during December 2023.

14 Dec 2023, 2 p.m.
two men wearing high visibility looking at a computer panel that controls the heating and cooling system in the Surgical Hub

Harnessing green power to run new Surgical Hub

Green energy is helping to power Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) new specialist Surgical Hub, with an innovative approach that will help cut carbon emissions.

14 Dec 2023, 7 a.m.
Artist's impression of Cambridge Children's Hospital

Fundraising Campaign for Children's Hospital passes halfway mark, raising more than half of £100m target

The Fundraising Campaign to build a ground-breaking 35,000sqm children’s hospital in Cambridge has passed the halfway mark of its £100m target, reaching over £56m in pledges and gifts secured.

12 Dec 2023, 9 p.m.
White text reads 'Data breach, information for patients' on a blue background

Statement from Roland Sinker, Chief Executive, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

More detail about our data breach and how to access the dedicated helpline.

6 Dec 2023, 10:30 a.m.
Jane Finbow with her husband Andrew at the Myloma UK garden at the 2023 Chelsea Flower Show 700 x 1245

Haematology team win top award for care

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has scooped a national award for its commitment to patients living with incurable blood cancer.

5 Dec 2023, 3:05 p.m.
18 staff members from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, holding an award

You Made a Difference team award - September 2023

The September You Made a Difference team award goes to a team who make patients and families feel like their priority – the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

30 Nov 2023, 5 p.m.
Mark Latimer

You Made a Difference - September 2023

A highly valued and conscientious paediatric consultant and a medical secretary who continuously improves the experience for patients are our winners of the September You Made a Difference awards.

30 Nov 2023, 5 p.m.
Person walking towards the patient and visitor entrance sign for Cambridge Movement Surgical Hub.

Addenbrooke’s faces into winter challenges

Teams at Cambridge University Hospitals are stepping up measures to ensure patients get the treatment they need as quickly as possible this winter.

30 Nov 2023, 9 a.m.
Close up of a newborn baby

Newborn babies at risk from bacteria commonly carried by mothers

One in 200 newborns is admitted to a neonatal unit with sepsis caused by a bacteria commonly carried by their mothers – much greater than the previous estimate, say researchers based at The Rosie Hospital and the University of Cambridge.

28 Nov 2023, 2:55 p.m.
100 voices sound installation

Sound installation tells of highs and lows of life in NHS

Visitors to Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre (ATC) will be able to listen to a unique sound installation from Monday 4 to 8 December that gives a compelling insight into life behind hospital doors.

28 Nov 2023, 1:27 p.m.
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.