Safely linking big datasets to help find medical answers
Professor Serena Nik-Zainal is leading a Cambridge trial to find ways to analyse data across more than one secure research hub to help speed up advances in science and knowledge.
Trust backs trial into treatment for severe hearing loss
Addenbrooke’s Hospital is to support a national study into the best treatment options for adults living with severe hearing loss.
80 new air filter machines to help reduce hospital infection
Pioneering research by Addenbrooke's has resulted in air filter machines being installed across the Trust to help reduce the risk of Covid infection for patients and staff.
Ground-breaking cancer study wins cash injection
A research team based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital has won a £140,000 cash boost towards a ground-breaking study aimed at finding new treatments for a rare cancer that affects children and young people.
Professor Sharon Peacock awarded the MRC Millennium Medal
Sharon Peacock, Non-Executive Director at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), has been awarded the Medical Research Council's most prestigious prize for her pioneering work and leadership in tracking Covid variants during the pandemic.
You Made a Difference - December 2021
December's You Made a Difference winners are a carpenter and a ward manager for the Charles Wolfson ward.
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Major milestone reached for new cancer hospital in Cambridge
The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has had the first stage of its business case approved by the Department for Health and Social Care and NHS England & NHS Improvement.
Thousands to be awarded the Covid Star
Cambridge University Hospitals is thanking all its staff, partners and volunteers who worked though the pandemic with a specially designed Covid Star award.
Ethical application of AI aims to improve patient care and treatment
Cambridge University Hospitals and Sensyne, the ethical clinical AI company, have announced a new partnership to harness AI (artificial intelligence) and machine learning to drive ethical research into better health care.
Marathon surgery is life-saving feature of episode four
An operation which took an expert surgical team an incredible two days to complete will be featured in BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ at 9pm on Thursday (2 Dec).
At the doctor's fingertips: an overview of patient cancer data
A new partnership between Addenbrooke's, GE Healthcare and the University of Cambridge seeks to improve cancer treatment by creating a single user-friendly platform for medics to access a patient's data all in one place.
Call for 12-16 year olds to take part in Covid vaccine trial
Young volunteers from Cambridgeshire are to be given a second dose of Covid vaccine as part of a UK wide trial being run at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
You Made a Difference - October 2021
An exceptionally kind ward clerk with a passion for high standards of patient care and a highly skilled, calm, professional ambassador for children are the winners of October’s You Made a Difference awards.
New specialist service to benefit critically ill patients
Critically ill patients who need to be cared for at different hospitals across the east of England are to benefit from a new specialist transfer service this winter.
BBC Two Surgeons – tension builds in episode three
The risks are high and pressure mounts in this Thursday’s (25 Nov) 9pm episode of BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’, filmed at Cambridge’s Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke’s hospitals.
Trust tastes double success in health awards
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust scored a double success at last night’s coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.
Patient speared by a forklift truck reunited with life-saving team
Jonathan Willis under-went emergency surgery at Addenbrooke's to remove a metre long piece of metal from his back and abdomen, after being impaled by a forklift truck.
Medicine for Members: An artificial pancreas for people with type 2 diabetes – is this the future?
Find out how the artificial pancreas medical device is helping to control blood glucose levels and automate insulin delivery.
Air filters on wards remove almost all airborne Covid virus
Research carried out on Covid wards at Addenbrooke's Hospital suggests that air filter machines removed almost all traces of airborne Covid virus.
Surgeons programme returns to Cambridge hospitals
BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ returns to Cambridge’s two world-famous hospitals at 9pm Thursday (18 Nov) for another insight into life-saving work within their busy theatres.
New regional child obesity service to offer vital support
Addenbrooke’s hospital is to become a new regional centre to treat children with obesity and provide support for families.
Patient story: Stephen
Dialysis patient, Stephen Higgins, is exploring the benefits of home dialysis in his new video series.
Patients contribute to DNA research to help diagnose and treat rare disease
The pilot study of rare undiagnosed diseases involved analysing the genes of 4,660 people from 2,183 families, including hundreds of patients from Addenbrooke’s hospital.
TV documentary showcases cutting-edge surgery
Cambridge’s two world-renowned hospitals are to feature in a second series of a BBC Two programme that follows the extraordinary work of surgical teams.
Children with cancer shown to benefit from Whole Genome Sequencing
A study of 36 children treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital has shown that whole genome sequencing can give a more accurate diagnosis or reveal new treatment options.
New clues about irritable bowel syndrome found in the brain
Breakthrough research led by Addenbrooke's Hospital gives IBS patients like Laura Tebbs a better understanding of their condition.