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Hep C mobile testing van

World Hepatitis Day

A team led by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) is on track to eliminate hepatitis C from the east of England by 2025, with targets now reached in Wisbech in Cambridgeshire and Grays in Essex.

27 Jul 2023, 11:53 a.m.
Ward J2

You Made a Difference team award - June 2023

The June You Made a Difference team award goes to a kind, accommodating and supportive team who went above and beyond to support a patient’s family – the Ward J2 team.

27 Jul 2023, 9:15 a.m.
The Public Choice Award

CUH Annual Awards - Public Choice finalists announced!

Readers of the Cambridge Independent have been sharing stories of the care they’ve received at CUH and nominating teams and individuals for this year’s Public Choice Award. Today the Cambridge Independent has announced the finalists!

26 Jul 2023, 2:30 p.m.
CUH Annual Awards 2023

CUH Annual Awards - shortlist announced!

Congratulations to staff and teams shortlisted out of 1,300 nominations for this year's CUH Annual Awards.

25 Jul 2023, 9 a.m.
a child wearing a pink hoodie standing next to a 'genome'

Cambridge researchers launch national DNA research programme

Cambridge researchers launch the world’s first national childhood DNA health research programme, to help transform healthcare for children and young people.

25 Jul 2023, 9 a.m.
Cambridge Children's and Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

Construction Director appointed for new hospitals

A new construction director has been appointed to lead the final designs and build of Cambridge Children’s Hospital and Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital.

19 Jul 2023, 4:24 p.m.
Gemma Hicks and daughter Maisie

Thousands of pregnancies tracked in UK’s biggest study on pre-eclampsia

Up to 3,500 first time mums are due to take part in a UK study led by Addenbrooke’s to understand why some will develop pre-eclampsia and placental complications during pregnancy and whether it effects their long-term health.

19 Jul 2023, 6 a.m.
Waiting times phone icon.

Waiting times update - July 2023

We are currently undertaking a review of all patients on our waiting list for tests or procedures.

17 Jul 2023, 7 a.m.
Campaign graphic for organ donation that says 'Yes I donate'

Addenbrooke’s ranks third in UK for organ donation

New figures reveal that there were 40 patients who donated their organs after death at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last year, helping save or improve the lives of 4,532 people desperately in need of a transplant across the UK.

14 Jul 2023, 10:07 a.m.
Bach Choir

Centre stage for choral work inspired by Covid care

An extraordinary choral work, inspired by an Addenbrooke’s patient who spent more than 70 days in Covid intensive care, is being performed at King's College Chapel in Cambridge (Thursday 20th July, 7.30pm), with staff from the hospital also singing in the concert.

13 Jul 2023, 10 a.m.
Patricia Antill and class of 1983 CROPPED

Class of 1983: nurses’ 40th anniversary reunion

A class of Addenbrooke’s nurses who trained together forty years ago – and are now scattered as far as Australia – reunited in Cambridge on Friday evening.

11 Jul 2023, 1:15 p.m.
The Addenbrooke's main reception entrance

Industrial action: Junior doctors July 2023

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

11 Jul 2023, noon
Conor Clay

My CUH story: Conor Clay

Deputy security supervisor Conor Clay shares his 'life-long commitment' to CUH after he was saved by emergency treatment, dialysis and a kidney transplant at Addenbrooke's.

11 Jul 2023, 11:50 a.m.
Baby by Public Domain Pictures from Pixabay

National study could help prevent child blindness

A collaborative study led from Cambridge will examine a new way to check the eyes of babies for congenital cataract – the most common cause of preventable childhood blindness worldwide.

10 Jul 2023, 10:28 a.m.
Koli bacteria

Genetic study reveals spread of antibiotic-resistant bugs

A six year study carried out at Addenbrooke’s has found that infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria can easily spread among patients but are simple to detect by early screening.

7 Jul 2023, 7 p.m.
Anthony Browne MP cuts ribbon on new bi-plane angiogram machine

New bi-plane angiogram suite opens

Local MP Anthony Browne joined patients and staff at Addenbrooke's today, to celebrate the expansion of its specialist stroke services.

7 Jul 2023, 4:35 p.m.
Wendy Horrocks outside

Wendy’s story: my remarkable recovery from a stroke

Pilates teacher Wendy Horrocks has made a remarkable recovery from a serious stroke last November following specialist treatment at Addenbrooke’s.

7 Jul 2023, 4 p.m.
New surgical robot for Addenbrooke's

New surgical robot to celebrate NHS 75th birthday

Addenbrooke’s is celebrating the 75th birthday of the NHS today with the arrival of a new surgical robot following a hugely successful £1.5m fundraising campaign by Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.

5 Jul 2023, 6 a.m.
Scenes from one of our workshops at the CUH Arts festival

Our National Health Stories

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the NHS, 'Our National Health Stories' launches today, a major programme of artistic work created in collaboration with Addenbrooke's and the Rosie and 18 other NHS Trusts across England.

4 Jul 2023, 9 a.m.
Professor Charlotte Coles in clinic

Radiotherapy boost cuts treatment time for breast cancer patients

Treatment times for radiotherapy could be reduced for some early breast cancer patients, according to a trial led by Addenbrooke's consultant oncologist, Professor Charlotte Coles.

3 Jul 2023, 11:01 a.m.