Welcome to Cambridge Children’s

More than a hospital...

We are seeking a visionary new approach to healthcare for young people. We will treat the whole child, not just illnesses or conditions, using all the talent available across the region.

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Our visionary approach

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Whole child

We will treat the whole child, not just illnesses or conditions, using all the talent available across the region. Delivering the right care for young people, in the right place at the right time, will vastly improve outcomes over their whole lifetime.

Whole child

We will treat the whole child, not just illnesses or conditions, using all the talent available across the region. Delivering the right care for young people, in the right place at the right time, will vastly improve outcomes over their whole lifetime.

Mind and body
Mind and body

We are on the cusp of a revolution in health care. There is a growing scientific consensus that mental illness is strongly linked to physical factors, and that the traditional silos that exist between mental and physical health practice is failing patients.

Mind and body

We are on the cusp of a revolution in health care. There is a growing scientific consensus that mental illness is strongly linked to physical factors, and that the traditional silos that exist between mental and physical health practice is failing patients.

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Genomics

A Global Genome Institute embedded within the hospital will realise the enormous potential of genomic medicine. Cross-sector expertise and world-class research will search out the early origins of disease affecting both physical and mental health.

Genomics

A Global Genome Institute embedded within the hospital will realise the enormous potential of genomic medicine. Cross-sector expertise and world-class research will search out the early origins of disease affecting both physical and mental health.

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This is a landmark moment for children in the east of England, and together we can set a new standard for child health nationally and internationally.

Rob Heuschkel, Clinical director of children’s services
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Case studies

Flynn and Nova

Flynn’s story

Adopting a holistic approach has transformed the care of a severely disabled seven-year-old Cambridge boy.

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Jasmine’s story

Cambridge Children's will combine mental and physical healthcare. Jasmine’s story...

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Whole genome sequencing leads to better care for Millie-Mae

A couple whose daughter has severe epilepsy say taking part in a ground-breaking hospital trial to map her full genome has transformed her quality of life.

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