The pharmacy is the beating heart at the centre of Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and is responsible for reducing pain, fighting infections and improving the quality of life of patients.
Isabelle Rosamond wants to stop the stigma surrounding the disease.
It is already killing an estimated 700,000 annually - and it’s predicted to get worse. But Dr Heather Fairhead of Phico Therapeutics may have uncovered a solution.
Like an army on guard, our immune system is fighting off new threats to us daily. So how is cancer able to develop? And how can we use the body’s own defences to defeat it?
Taking 1.2 million calls a year, the contact centre at Addenbrooke’s is one busy place - and it’s fundamental to the smooth running of the hospital.
A student at The Leys School who has faced a lifetime of health challenges is helping other young people to cope with long stays in hospital.
Using a pioneering technique with one of the world’s most advanced microscopes, scientists have made a ground-breaking biological discovery that could help develop new cancer treatments.
An amazing army of voluntary workers carry out an incredible array of roles for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
An Addenbrooke’s worker who’s raised over £6,000 for Cancer Research UK by walking 10,000 miles is urging other people to walk 10,000 steps a day for the charity this June.
An announcement that the University of Cambridge will help form the new £250million UK Dementia Research Institute came on a day that two promising drugs were named as potential treatments.
At Addenbrooke’s, it’s not just the patients, staff and visitors that get fed – there is also a specialist kitchen for babies and children.
It will be funded by charity the Health Foundation’s largest ever grant of £40 million.
More than 5.2million pieces of linen from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are laundered each year as well as 24,000 uniforms adjusted.
We discuss ideas to give our hospitals a shot in the arm, with Prof Stefan Scholtes, an expert in health management.
Without them, the hospital would come grinding to a halt. In the first of a new occasional series behind the scenes at Addenbrooke’s, GEMMA GARDNER talks to Ken Grant about the role of porters and discovers the myriad of jobs they perform.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – just 16 months after it was placed in special measures.
So another new year has come around and, traditionally fuelled by the guilt of overeating and drinking during the festive period, it’s the time so many of us resolve to get fit and lose weight.
A leading psychologist at Anglia Ruskin says NHS providers have a duty to solve mental health issues among staff
Cancer Research UK has announced plans to invest over £41 million over the next five years at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.
Cambridge University Hospitals is asking people who have had sickness or diarrhoea to stay away from hospital until they have been symptom free for 48hrs to stop the bug from spreading.
People are reminded to only attend A&E if they have life-threatening injuries as Addenbrooke’s Hospital experiences “extremely high numbers” today (Tuesday).
A new personalised breast cancer programme which will map DNA to tailor treatments for individual patients has been launched at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
MvBii Ventures launches new app and updated lifestyle tracker
Addenbrooke’s Arts unveil ‘the Earring’ for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust
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