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Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

Major milestone reached for new cancer hospital in Cambridge

The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has had the first stage of its business case approved by the Department for Health and Social Care and NHS England & NHS Improvement.

7 Dec 2021, 2 p.m.
Covid Star

Thousands to be awarded the Covid Star

Cambridge University Hospitals is thanking all its staff, partners and volunteers who worked though the pandemic with a specially designed Covid Star award.

6 Dec 2021, 4:47 p.m.
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Ethical application of AI aims to improve patient care and treatment

Cambridge University Hospitals and Sensyne, the ethical clinical AI company, have announced a new partnership to harness AI (artificial intelligence) and machine learning to drive ethical research into better health care.

3 Dec 2021, 4 p.m.
Alexis Joannides in theatre

Marathon surgery is life-saving feature of episode four

An operation which took an expert surgical team an incredible two days to complete will be featured in BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ at 9pm on Thursday (2 Dec).

30 Nov 2021, 1:52 p.m.
Prof Evis Sala

At the doctor's fingertips: an overview of patient cancer data

A new partnership between Addenbrooke's, GE Healthcare and the University of Cambridge seeks to improve cancer treatment by creating a single user-friendly platform for medics to access a patient's data all in one place.

29 Nov 2021, 11:46 a.m.

Call for 12-16 year olds to take part in Covid vaccine trial

Young volunteers from Cambridgeshire are to be given a second dose of Covid vaccine as part of a UK wide trial being run at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

25 Nov 2021, 5 p.m.
Sophie Phillips is stood in a ward environment near some imaging equipment, wearing a mask

You Made a Difference - October 2021

An exceptionally kind ward clerk with a passion for high standards of patient care and a highly skilled, calm, professional ambassador for children are the winners of October’s You Made a Difference awards.

25 Nov 2021, noon
Covid ICU

New specialist service to benefit critically ill patients

Critically ill patients who need to be cared for at different hospitals across the east of England are to benefit from a new specialist transfer service this winter.

24 Nov 2021, 2 p.m.
Mr Richard Price in theatre

BBC Two Surgeons – tension builds in episode three

The risks are high and pressure mounts in this Thursday’s (25 Nov) 9pm episode of BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’, filmed at Cambridge’s Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke’s hospitals.

23 Nov 2021, 1:28 p.m.
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Trust tastes double success in health awards

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust scored a double success at last night’s coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.

19 Nov 2021, 12:03 p.m.
Forklift rescue

Patient speared by a forklift truck reunited with life-saving team

Jonathan Willis under-went emergency surgery at Addenbrooke's to remove a metre long piece of metal from his back and abdomen, after being impaled by a forklift truck.

18 Nov 2021, 11 a.m.
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Medicine for Members: An artificial pancreas for people with type 2 diabetes – is this the future?

Find out how the artificial pancreas medical device is helping to control blood glucose levels and automate insulin delivery.

17 Nov 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Air filters on wards remove almost all airborne Covid virus

Research carried out on Covid wards at Addenbrooke's Hospital suggests that air filter machines removed almost all traces of airborne Covid virus.

16 Nov 2021, 1:13 p.m.
Jibin Francius and Rod Laing - theatre shot

Surgeons programme returns to Cambridge hospitals

BBC Two’s ‘Surgeons: At the Edge of Life’ returns to Cambridge’s two world-famous hospitals at 9pm Thursday (18 Nov) for another insight into life-saving work within their busy theatres.

16 Nov 2021, 11 a.m.
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New regional child obesity service to offer vital support

Addenbrooke’s hospital is to become a new regional centre to treat children with obesity and provide support for families.

16 Nov 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Patient story: Stephen

Dialysis patient, Stephen Higgins, is exploring the benefits of home dialysis in his new video series.

12 Nov 2021, 8 a.m.
Healthcare scientist at work

Patients contribute to DNA research to help diagnose and treat rare disease

The pilot study of rare undiagnosed diseases involved analysing the genes of 4,660 people from 2,183 families, including hundreds of patients from Addenbrooke’s hospital.

10 Nov 2021, 9:49 p.m.
Miss Ekjpemi Irune in theatres

TV documentary showcases cutting-edge surgery

Cambridge’s two world-renowned hospitals are to feature in a second series of a BBC Two programme that follows the extraordinary work of surgical teams.

8 Nov 2021, 2:14 p.m.

Children with cancer shown to benefit from Whole Genome Sequencing

A study of 36 children treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital has shown that whole genome sequencing can give a more accurate diagnosis or reveal new treatment options.

8 Nov 2021, 9:01 a.m.
Laura Tebbs

New clues about irritable bowel syndrome found in the brain

Breakthrough research led by Addenbrooke's Hospital gives IBS patients like Laura Tebbs a better understanding of their condition.

5 Nov 2021, 6:11 p.m.