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Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital funding announcement

Today’s government funding announcement for a new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital on our campus brings us closer to rewriting the story of cancer for our patients. It will bring together world-class clinicians with cutting-edge research.

2 Oct 2020, 5 p.m.
Mr Andrew Carrothers from Addenbrooke's and Mr David Jenkins standing together in an operating theatre

Life-saving work of two Cambridge hospitals portrayed in award-winning BBC documentary series

The extraordinary work of surgical teams at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Royal Papworth Hospital and will feature in the forthcoming BBC series of Surgeons: At the Edge of Life.

23 Sep 2020, 6:45 p.m.
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Prof Ravi Gupta included in 2020 TIME100 list

Addenbrooke’s infectious disease consultant and Cambridge University Professor Ravi Gupta is named in this year’s TIME magazine 100 list of the world's most influential people.

23 Sep 2020, 7 a.m.

You Made a Difference - Covid-19 Alborada Trust awards

Thanks to a donation from the Alborada Trust to Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, we were able to extend the You Made a Difference scheme to recognise the commitment and amazing work of our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

15 Sep 2020, noon
Mum Amanda Towers and son Cameron standing together

Why MS patient Cameron bowls them over

A mother whose cricket-loving son was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis says she is bowled over by the way he copes – and the support they are getting from specialist services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

14 Sep 2020, 3:39 p.m.
An anatomical graphic showing a lung

Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised Covid-19 patients

As many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19 develop a pneumothorax – a ‘punctured lung’ – according to a study led by Cambridge researchers.

10 Sep 2020, 3 p.m.
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Medicine for Members: Organ donation in 2020

Medicine for Members lecture on Organ Donation in 2020: Successes, hopes and challenges by Dr Riaz Kayani, consultant in paediatric intensive care and organ donation lead.

9 Sep 2020, 6:30 p.m.
A patient in bed on a Covid ward being treated a nurse wearing personal protective equipment

Steroid improves survival of critically ill Covid-19 patients – CUH patients involved in study

A new international study published today has shown that treating severely ill Covid-19 patients with the steroid hydrocortisone improves their chances of recovery.

2 Sep 2020, 4:15 p.m.
Campaign graphic for organ donation that says 'Yes I donate'

Plea for organ donors to alert families

Last year the families of 57 patients who died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge made the courageous decision to support their loved ones’ wishes to donate their organs.

2 Sep 2020, 2 p.m.
Member of staff's hands demonstrating how to test using point of care machines

Addenbrooke’s pilots new approach after results of study

Combining PCR and antibody tests at point of care dramatically increases COVID-19 detection in hospitalised patients

2 Sep 2020, 3 a.m.
Director of breast screening Kathryn Taylor demonstrates the new 3D mammography technology to Matt Hancock

Hancock’s high-tech visit

Health Secretary Matt Hancock today visited Cambridge University Hospitals to see how cutting edge technology can reduce cancer waiting times.

26 Aug 2020, 4:28 p.m.
A patient Stephen Cooper sitting in a garden chair

Why marathon transplant is a milestone moment

This month marks a year since Stephen Cooper became the 100th patient to have a multi-visceral transplant at Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge - the only hospital in the UK to undertake such complicated operations on adults.

24 Aug 2020, 9 a.m.
Dr Rowan Burnstein explains about the MDT Covid clinic to Emily Morgan, health editor, ITN

Clinics set up to help patients overcome the effects of Covid

Special clinics to help patients who were hospitalised with Covid-19 overcome the effects of the virus have been set up at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

20 Aug 2020, 10 a.m.
Marquees set-up at Newmarket Road park and ride in Cambridge to provide drive through blood tests

Drive-through blood tests being offered at Newmarket Road Park and Ride, Cambridge

Drive-through blood tests are shortly to be available at Newmarket Road Park and Ride in Cambridge to help reduce the number of patients coming onto the Addenbrooke’s site during Covid-19.

19 Aug 2020, 1 p.m.
Picture of the ExacTrac Dynamic equipment for precision radiosurgery and radiotherapy

First UK hospital to offer advanced patient positioning and surface guided technology for radiotherapy patients

Our hospitals are the first in the UK to install a new technology to enable delivery of precision radiosurgery and radiotherapy to patients with cancer and other conditions.

17 Aug 2020, 10 a.m.
David Monk outside emergency department

Emergency department’s warning on numbers

A clinician at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, today issued an appeal for patients not to bring large groups of relatives or friends into the emergency department.

17 Aug 2020, 9 a.m.
an Davenport, Colorplan Series: Bright Red Etching, 2011, Jerwood Collection © Ian Davenport. All rights reserved DACS 2020

Ian Davenport exhibition coming to our hospitals

Paintings in Hospitals, the Jerwood Collection, and Cambridge University Hospitals present Colour in Motion, an exhibition featuring the works of Turner Prize-nominated artist Ian Davenport at our hospitals.

14 Aug 2020, 8 a.m.
Dr Ifti Hossain in the surgical theatre with his team

Surgeon’s pledge on Cape Town gun victims

A young trainee in academic and clinical neurosurgery who found himself in the thick of the Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa today vowed to return and help more patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) caused by gunshots.

12 Aug 2020, 10 a.m.
Ron sitting in a wheelchair in the hospitals' garden, holding Misty and rejoicing to be reunited with her

Hospital team reunite Addenbrooke’s patient with dog after four months

Patient Ronald Jaffray has been able to hug his dog Misty for the first time in four months, thanks to a surprise reunion organised by the hospital team who care for him.

12 Aug 2020, 9 a.m.
Graphic that says: Road to Recovery - bowel screening resumes

We are the first NHS trust in England to restart bowel screening

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has become the first in England to restart Public Health England’s bowel cancer screening programme, after it was put on hold for Covid-19.

12 Aug 2020, 9 a.m.