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My CUH Story

Our staff are what make our hospitals special.

We have over 11,000 members of staff – each contributing to the safe, kind and excellent care we provide to our patients.

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My CUH story - Madi Denton

Madi Denton, personal assistant to the head of nursing for division C, shares her CUH story to highlight the invaluable work of our admin staff.

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My CUH Story - Armed Forces Week - David Cross

David Cross, deputy operations manager – Rheumatology, joined the NHS in September 2021 after serving in the Army for 26.5 years. Here he shares his experience of transitioning from the armed forces to the NHS.

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My CUH Story - Armed Forces Week - Neil McKie

Members of the armed forces community are being reminded of the career opportunities and wider support available at CUH during Armed Forces Week, 20-26 June 2022. We recognise the importance of supporting our armed forces community, charities and other related organisations.

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My CUH Story - Hannah Edgeley

Hannah is a member of our Contact Centre - one of the first people our patients might meet at our hospitals. Hannah is a member of our capital, estates and facilities management team who play a critical role across our hospitals.

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My CUH Story - Max Rokoszak

Max is the energy manager at CUH and is a member of our capital, estates and facilities management team who play a critical role across our hospitals.

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My CUH Story - Chris Gawthrop-Bleet

Chris is the performance and information analyst for unified communications, which is part of our capital, estates and facilities management team who play a critical role across our hospitals.

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My CUH Story - Trish Marchant

Trish is head of engineering services at CUH. The team is part of our capital, estates and facilities management team who play a critical role across our hospitals.

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My CUH Story - Dr Rokas Tamosauskas

A 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.

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My CUH Story - Nicola Stroud

Nicola, an operating department practitioner (ODP) at Addenbrooke’s, shares her CUH story for National ODP Day, 14 May.

Kerrie has curly dark hair, pulled back from her face. She is wearing glasses and pearl earrings, along with pink lipstick. She is smiling at the camera.

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.

Jessica is stood outside at the Rosie Hospital. She is wearing a dark blue midwife uniform with red edging. She has her blond hair tied up and is smiling.

My CUH Story - Jessica Walker

Jessica, one of the midwives at the Rosie Hospital, shares her CUH story on International Day of the Midwife.

My CUH Story - Rachel Housego

Rachel, one of the midwives at the Rosie Hospital, shares her CUH story on International Day of the Midwife.

Becky is a healthcare assistant and is wearing scrubs, stood in a healthcare setting and is wearing a surgical mask. Becky has short dark wavy hair and wears glasses.

My CUH Story - Becky East

As part of Deaf Awareness Week, we spoke to Becky East, healthcare assistant in the recovery area of our Cambridge eye unit.

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My CUH Story - Josh Rimmer

Josh spoke to us as part of Neurodiversity Celebration Week. Josh is an administrator in histopathology. He’s been diagnosed with autism, dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia and this is his CUH story.

Becky has long brown hair and is wearing a pale blue shirt and black cardigan. She is wearing her NHS lanyard and smiling widely.

My CUH story - Becky Hartley

Becky is a dietitian with a special interest in eating disorders, a newly created role at CUH.

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My CUH Story - Kate Nolan

Kate Nolan, specialist nurse on the lower GI oncology team, tells us about her role at CUH and her hopes for the future.

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My CUH Story - Kate Downes

As part of Healthcare Science Week we spoke to Kate Downes, Lead Scientist for Rare and Inherited Disease at East Genomic Laboratory Hub.

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My CUH Story - Jill Barker

Jill Barker, oncology specialist nurse at CUH spoke to us about her role at our hospital for Cancer Clinical Special Nurse Day.

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My CUH Story - Georgina Corfield

We spoke to Georgina, Technical Lead at the Cambridge Genomics Laboratory, to discover her CUH journey.

Jane is wearing a navy blue uniform with red trim. She is also wearing a nurse's watch. Jane has short grey hair and is smiling.

My CUH story - Jane Day

Jane is a dermatology clinical nurse specialist who has been improving patient outcomes over a lifetime and is retiring after 25 years’ service at CUH.