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Dr Tony Collportrait

Cambridge teams land £4m to tackle toughest cancers

Two teams of Cambridge scientists – which include experts based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital - are to get a £4m boost to help with the fight against cancer.

16 Jun 2022, 2 p.m.
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Celebrating long service at CUH

Congratulations to our long service award winners including Alison, celebrating 30 years in nursing at Addenbrooke's and Vivien with 20 years as a specialist biomedical scientist.

16 Jun 2022, 10 a.m.
Dementia. Photo by Astrid Schaffner on Unsplash

Pioneering clinic to treat reversible form of dementia

Addenbrooke’s has launched a ground-breaking, multidisciplinary clinic to help identify and treat people with a frequently misunderstood condition called normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).

13 Jun 2022, 12:08 p.m.
In Memoriam art installation

In Memoriam: the Covid pandemic

An open-air art installation comes to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus as part of a UK tour to remember those lost in the pandemic and pay tribute to the NHS.

10 Jun 2022, 9 a.m.
Professor Grant Stewart

Study shows how genetic mutations cause kidney cancer

Cambridge researchers have identified how common genetic alterations can lead to the formation of tumours and the development of kidney cancer.

9 Jun 2022, 2 p.m.
Pregnant woman with shadow

Can you share your pregnancy story?

If you are pregnant and your baby is due to arrive between November 2022 and early March 2023, you might be interested in taking part in a programme in which medical students from Cambridge University learn about pregnancy.

9 Jun 2022, 10 a.m.
Dr Rokas Tamosauskas in theatres, Ukraine

My CUH story - Helping in Ukraine

An Addenbrooke's consultant who spent three weeks working in a busy hospital in war-torn Ukraine has spoken of the mighty resilience of staff – and the incredible courage of patients.

1 Jun 2022, 10:01 a.m.
Brain cancer care team

Brain cancer care awarded centre of excellence status

Addenbrooke’s hospital is part of six NHS brain cancer centres to be awarded excellence status by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission.

27 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Dr Tirej Brimo - back at the emergency department at Addebrooke's

Refugee doctor volunteers in Ukraine

An Addenbrooke’s emergency doctor, who fled Syria as a medical student in 2012, has just returned from Ukraine where he helped treat those fleeing from the war.

24 May 2022, 3:07 p.m.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at CUH

New genomic testing provides vital diagnosis for severely ill babies

Cambridge research suggests more than a third of severely sick babies given rapid whole genome sequencing have received a vital genetic diagnosis.

23 May 2022, 2:06 p.m.
Alex is stood in the ambulance bay with the back of an ambulance in the background. He wears grey surgical scrubs and a surgical mask and is holding his You Made a Difference certificate

You Made a Difference - April 2022

The winners of You Made a Difference for April 2022 are a healthcare assistant, and a midwife and clinical midwifery practice educator

20 May 2022, 3:04 p.m.
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Medicine for Members: Obstetrics and gynaecology – improving pregnancy outcomes

Find out what efforts are required throughout a person’s pregnancy journey to reduce the stillbirth risk and how this can be achieved at our hospitals.

17 May 2022, 6:30 p.m.
Marquees set-up at Newmarket Road park and ride in Cambridge to provide drive through blood tests

Blood test centre is still open

Patients are reminded that there are no drop-in blood testing facilities at Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre (ATC) in Cambridge.

13 May 2022, 11:10 a.m.
Obesity

New clue to health risks of obesity

Cambridge researchers have found how an enzyme produced by immune system cells might help identify those most at risk from the damaging effects of obesity.

12 May 2022, 2 p.m.
Derrick Ayebo - on ward

Patient who faced amputation goes home walking

Derrick Ayebo’s recovery was “almost a miracle” according to his physiotherapist, Gianluca Saracino.

12 May 2022, 1:32 p.m.
Jimmy - outside clinical research centre

My CUH Story: International Nurses' Day

To celebrate international nurses' day we spoke to Jimmy, a clinical research nurse, and his journey from the Philippines to come and work at Addenbrooke's.

12 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Dr Kerrie Thackray

My CUH Story: Dr Kerrie Thackray

Dr Kerrie Thackray, mum of five who returned to medicine to help with the pandemic at CUH, has been named as a winner of the 2022 Timewise Power List.

11 May 2022, 5 p.m.
Allen Richer - head and shoulders

Hand clinic offers another treatment for arthritis sufferers

The Ely Hand Clinic, run by Addenbrooke’s Hospital, is offering an additional type of treatment for patients with arthritic pain in their thumbs.

11 May 2022, 3 p.m.
Prof Fiona Gilbert

Top honours for pioneering Cambridge doctors

Congratulations to Fiona Gilbert and Miles Parkes who are among 8 Cambridge doctors and professors to be elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences.

11 May 2022, 10 a.m.
Extract from survey

Eye surgeon leads landmark UK research

An Addenbrooke’s surgeon is leading a national survey launched today to help shape the future of eye research for the next decade.

10 May 2022, 3:22 p.m.