Addenbrooke’s specialist endocrinology services ranked best in UK
In their annual specialist hospital rankings, Newsweek has rated the specialist diabetes and endocrinology services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital as the best in the UK, and 20th internationally.
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust has successfully raised funds for two new Emergency Children’s Ambulances for the East of England
Generous donations from hospital supporters have helped Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) raise £216,000 for an emergency children’s ambulance service, which will save young lives in the East of England.
Medicine for Members: Precision breast cancer medicine
Medicine for Members lecture on Precision Breast Cancer Medicine: What is it and can we deliver it? By Dr Jean Abraham, Reader in Precision Breast Cancer.
Addenbrooke’s becomes first regional centre to offer CAR-T cell treatment for cancer patients
Addenbrooke’s Hospital has become the first in the east of England to offer revolutionary CAR-T cell treatment to some of its cancer patients.
Uncovering the origin of rare childhood cancer guides treatment
New research shows that bilateral neuroblastoma cancers within a patient can arise independently from each other. The finding that such tumours have not spread – metastasised – from one site to another has important implications for understanding the roots of neuroblastoma and may promote better treatments.
Hospital is first in United Kingdom to use single use scope
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has started using the world’s first disposable version of a medical instrument that plays a vital role in diagnosing and treating diseases of the small intestine.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.