Health

Yesterday, 10:50

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.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Isabelle Rosamond wants to stop the stigma surrounding the disease.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

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?

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Friday, July 14, 2017

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.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

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.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

An amazing army of voluntary workers carry out an incredible array of roles for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

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.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

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.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It will be funded by charity the Health Foundation’s largest ever grant of £40 million.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

More than 5.2million pieces of linen from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are laundered each year as well as 24,000 uniforms adjusted.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

We discuss ideas to give our hospitals a shot in the arm, with Prof Stefan Scholtes, an expert in health management.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

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.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

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.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

A leading psychologist at Anglia Ruskin says NHS providers have a duty to solve mental health issues among staff

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Cancer Research UK has announced plans to invest over £41 million over the next five years at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

People are reminded to only attend A&E if they have life-threatening injuries as Addenbrooke’s Hospital experiences “extremely high numbers” today (Tuesday).

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

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

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

MvBii Ventures launches new app and updated lifestyle tracker

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Addenbrooke’s Arts unveil ‘the Earring’ for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust

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