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Cambridge joins UK team to fight monkeypox

An Addenbrooke's infectious diseases expert is part of a UK wide team helping in the fight against monkeypox, by developing better testing and treatments.

20 Oct 2022, 1 a.m.
Forklift rescue

Pride of Britain: Emergency team nomination

Congratulations to Andy Bates and Nathan Howes from East Anglian Air Ambulance and Addenbrooke's for their nomination in ITV's Pride of Britain Awards - for helping to save the life of Jonathan Willis, impaled by a forklift truck.

18 Oct 2022, noon
AHP Day awards

In loving memory: Anna's Award

An Addenbrooke’s physiotherapist has won a special award, in memory of 22 year old Anna Garratt-Quinton, a colleague who died a year ago in a traffic accident, just outside the hospital.

18 Oct 2022, 8:49 a.m.
Young patient with firefighter

Play in Hospital Week - what a giggle!

It's been a fun packed week at Addenbrooke's with a host of special visitors and activities for children to enjoy while being treated in hospital.

14 Oct 2022, 4 p.m.
A female scientist in a white lab coat is testing Covid samples by placing them in a big machine in the lab.

£86 million for more world class discovery

The National Institute for Health and Care Research has awarded £86.2 million to support ground-breaking work in Cambridge and Addenbrooke's, to help discover new treatments for patients.

14 Oct 2022, 9 a.m.
Dementia brain scan

Dementia signs detected nine years ahead of diagnosis

Cambridge scientists working at Addenbrooke's say it is possible to spot signs of brain impairment as early as nine years before patients receive a diagnosis for one of a number of dementia-related diseases.

13 Oct 2022, noon
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Amber alert issued on blood stocks

NHS Blood and Transplant has triggered an “amber alert” as blood stock levels across the country have fallen to critical levels.

12 Oct 2022, 3:05 p.m.
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Eye care research informs major WHO report

New research led by an Addenbrooke's surgeon reveals that less than half of people over 50 worldwide have received spectacles or contact lenses needed to correct refractive error, the world’s most common visual complaint.

12 Oct 2022, 10 a.m.
Play Week

Footballers, firemen and magicians come to play

Cambridge United players, the county's police and fire service and pet therapy dogs will be joining young patients at Addenbrooke’s to mark Play in Hospital Week.

10 Oct 2022, 9 a.m.
campus cycle hub colleague checks equipment within cycle hub building

Cycle service extends opening hours as 25% of staff ride to work

The cycle repair service on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus has extended its opening hours as more staff, patients and visitors are choosing sustainable transport.

10 Oct 2022, 9 a.m.
BHM2022

Celebration marks start of Black History Month

A day of celebration and discussion kicked off Black History Month today at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals, to promote equality and inclusion.

6 Oct 2022, 2 p.m.
Coronavirus

Big fall in referrals to long Covid clinic following vaccine

Addenbrooke's has seen a big drop in referrals to it's long Covid clinic in the last year, which researchers say is likely due to the successful rollout of the vaccine.

6 Oct 2022, noon
radiographers operating MRI scanner

New MRI scanner is UK first

Addenbrooke’s has become the first hospital in the UK to have an advanced MRI scanner which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to improve image quality, reduce waiting times, and open new opportunities for research.

6 Oct 2022, 10 a.m.
Brain

Brain injury: Report highlights progress and challenges

A new report co-authored by an Addenbrooke's consultant highlights the advances and challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research in traumatic brain injury, a leading cause of injury-related death and disability worldwide.

30 Sep 2022, 12:41 p.m.
metastasis

Cancer research could have 'far-reaching' implications

The research lead for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital says new findings to come out of his lab are the most important in three decades.

30 Sep 2022, 10:19 a.m.
Oliver with parents Sara and Michael

Genetic test rules out cancer for baby Oliver

A baby who was born with a large tumour on his leg has been spared chemotherapy and surgery, after whole genome sequencing at Addenbrooke’s revealed the lump was harmless.

30 Sep 2022, 9 a.m.
CUH Award Winners

Congratulations to our first staff awards winners!

The first CUH annual staff awards ceremony took place last night, attended by more than 100 finalists, shortlisted from more than 1,600 nominations.

23 Sep 2022, 3 p.m.
Aubrey with her dad and Professor Matt Murray

Sharing best practice in WGS for children with cancer

East Genomics together with Wellcome Connecting Science and the University of Cambridge are hosting this one day workshop in October.

23 Sep 2022, 10 a.m.
Radio Therapy display

Patients help to improve radiotherapy services

A new multimedia display at Addenbrooke’s highlights how patients have helped shape radiotherapy treatment.

22 Sep 2022, 2 p.m.
Early Cancer Institute

Launch of UK's first institute for early cancer research

The Early Cancer Institute opens today next door to Addenbrooke's, to help create a world where we can detect cancer early enough to cure it.

21 Sep 2022, 9 a.m.