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My CUH story: Cancer nurse specialist

An oncology specialist nurse at Addenbrooke’s has spoken of her love for her work – even though it involves following patients on some of the toughest journeys.

15 Mar 2022, 9:15 a.m.
Wynola Williams head and shoulders

Our healthcare science staff take the spotlight

A dozen healthcare scientists today share their careers, skills and inspiration as part of a week of events at Addenbrooke’s celebrating their role in the hospital.

14 Mar 2022, 1 p.m.
Baby hand

New hope for treatment of infant cancer

Cambridge researchers have made a breakthrough in understanding a type of leukaemia in infants, which has baffled doctors for decades and limited improvements in treatment.

14 Mar 2022, 12:19 p.m.
CUH chimney lit up in colours of the Ukrainian flag

CUH Together: The war in Ukraine

The Addenbrooke's chimney is being lit up this week in the colours of the Ukrainian flag, as an expression of solidarity and support for all those caught up in the conflict.

11 Mar 2022, 1 p.m.
Alisha, age 16, smiles for the camera

Alisha's story: Making a dream into reality

Born at The Rosie at just 24 weeks, Alisha is now 16 years old and passionate about the new Cambridge Children’s Hospital and making it a reality.

11 Mar 2022, 9 a.m.
Professor Ian Jacobs head and shoulders

CUH appoints new non-executive director

Professor Ian Jacobs has been appointed as a non-executive director of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH), which runs Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie hospitals.

9 Mar 2022, 9:35 a.m.
Ovarian Cancer Patient Research Group - team shot

Increasing genetic testing for ovarian cancer

Addenbrooke's patients are taking part in a pilot scheme to improve the uptake of genetic screening for ovarian cancer, especially in BAME communities that have the lowest rates of testing.

8 Mar 2022, 10 a.m.

Genetic study gives new insights into severe Covid

The world’s largest genetic study of critically-ill Covid patients, involving more than 200 treated at Addenbrooke's, reveals extensive insights into the disease.

7 Mar 2022, 6 p.m.
Bilikisu Aiyefu-Ahmed head and shoulders

The Rosie welcomes international midwives

Three midwives from Nigeria and Jamaica have joined The Rosie Hospital, the first arrivals in a new global recruitment campaign.

4 Mar 2022, 10 a.m.

Another life-saving Covid drug identified

A UK wide drug trial, involving Addenbrooke's patients, has discovered another life-saving drug to help those ill with Covid.

3 Mar 2022, 5 p.m.
Your Body Uncovered

Your Body Uncovered - BBC 2, 8pm

Addenbrooke's patients are taking part in a new BBC series which starts tonight, using the latest in augmented reality to give them a unique look inside their bodies.

2 Mar 2022, 2 p.m.
Vaila and daughter Eilidh

Eilidh's story: A rare discovery

11 year old Eilidh has one of the rarest neurodevelopmental disorders in the world, now her family share their remarkable story to highlight Rare Disease Day.

28 Feb 2022, 2 p.m.
Girl helps give her little brother his medicine

Oliver and Macie's story: Together we can shape the future

13 year old Macie shares the story of her brother Oliver's cancer treatment to help shape the future of care at the new Cambridge Children’s Hospital.

25 Feb 2022, 12:48 p.m.
Hannah is wearing burgundy physician's assistant scrubs and PPE of gloves and a mask. She is leaning over the bed and treating a young female patient who is looking up at Hannah and smiling. Hannah is checking the young girl's arm and is smiling .

You Made a Difference - January 2022

An empathetic, kind and thoughtful physician’s assistant with a special affinity with children; and a senior sister with a passion for elderly care are the winners of January’s You Made a Difference awards.

25 Feb 2022, 9:01 a.m.
Refugee nurse collage

Refugee nurses start new careers in the NHS

Five Palestinian nurses have joined Addenbrooke's as part of a NHS pilot scheme to recruit medically trained refugees.

24 Feb 2022, 10 a.m.
Public Governor

Hospital governor roles are open to all

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has given official ‘notice of elections’ for its Council of Governors.

23 Feb 2022, 8:40 a.m.
Patient Governor

Hospital governor role is chance to ‘give back’

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has given official ‘notice of elections’ for its Council of Governors.

23 Feb 2022, 8:31 a.m.
Inside ICU during Covid pandemic

Covid research confirms benefits of awake proning

Proning Covid-19 patients who are awake and non-ventilated has benefits, according to research carried out at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

22 Feb 2022, 11:30 a.m.
Newmarket Road park and ride blood testing station

Blood testing station open

Patients are advised that the drive-through blood testing station at Newmarket Road Park and Ride in Cambridge has re-opened today (Tuesday 22 Feb).

21 Feb 2022, 1 p.m.
Girl in green coat smiles for the camera

Sarah's story: Shaping a better experience

17 year old Sarah shares her story of lifelong disabilities and losing her sight to help shape the experiences of others at the new Cambridge Children’s Hospital.

17 Feb 2022, 9:45 a.m.