Industrial action October 2023
The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during October 2023.
Region gets first bone marrow transplant service for young
Addenbrooke’s Hospital is to get the region’s first paediatric bone marrow transplant service, saving lives and avoiding gruelling journeys to specialist centres hundreds of miles away.
Team effort makes children’s PE lessons a hospital first
Children undergoing cancer treatment at Addenbrooke’s are accessing tailored PE lessons - thought to be the first of their kind in the country - thanks to a pioneering initiative from the hospital school.
CUH celebrates reaccreditation as a Veteran Aware hospital
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust celebrated its commitment to military families at a special event this week.
You Made a Difference - July 2023
A pro-active and knowledgeable advanced paediatric dietician and a kind-hearted staff nurse whose actions make a huge impact on patients were the winners of our You Made a Difference awards in July.
Teenager returns to pitch after stroke
The family of a boy who suffered a stroke on the football pitch, say a hospital that treats mental and physical health together is "desperately needed". Austin, 13, from Thetford, has just returned to the pitch after three-and-a-half months.
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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.
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.
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!
CUH Annual Awards - shortlist announced!
Congratulations to staff and teams shortlisted out of 1,300 nominations for this year's CUH Annual Awards.
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.
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.
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.
Waiting times update - July 2023
We are currently undertaking a review of all patients on our waiting list for tests or procedures.
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.
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.
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.
Industrial action: Junior doctors July 2023
The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed further industrial action during July 2023.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.