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The new PaNDR ambulance with the team behind the initiative

Regional ambulance service for young launched

A new ambulance service which will travel thousands of miles a year transporting the region’s sickest babies and children from hospital to the nearest specialist intensive care unit was launched today (Wednesday 7 April).

7 Apr 2021, 2:10 p.m.
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A welcome doodle from Cambridge Children's Network

18 Mar 2021, 11:13 a.m.
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Win a gaming PC worth over £800

Young designers needed to support Cambridge Children’s Hospital project

12 Mar 2021, 11:48 a.m.
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Research : How do people overcome childhood trauma and adversity?

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11 Mar 2021, 1:51 p.m.
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How video games can improve mental health

At Cambridge Children’s, clinicians and researchers will work together on innovative ways to improve the mental and physical health of the local community and beyond.

11 Mar 2021, 1:46 p.m.
Dr Louise Allen

New tech to test children's eyesight at home

Schoolchildren who have missed out on crucial eye tests during lockdown can now be screened at home using a new digital app.

11 Mar 2021, 1:32 p.m.
Laura Panagi

Mental and physical health research

Treating a child’s mental and physical health from day one will relieve burden on patients and families.

3 Mar 2021, 12:46 p.m.
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Psychological treatment essential for children with gut disease, new study shows

New research carried out at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) highlights the urgent need for more NHS clinical psychology appointments to treat growing numbers of bowel conditions in children.

1 Mar 2021, 1:11 p.m.
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Project design team announced

Turner & Townsend to lead project design team for Cambridge Children's

21 Jan 2021, 12:54 p.m.
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PaNDR ambulance retrieval service

A new service to transport very sick babies and children within the east of England will launch on 7 April.

18 Jan 2021, 1 p.m.
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Children design new leaflet to help others visiting hospital

Children attending Addenbrooke’s Hospital will now have a better idea of what to expect when they visit – thanks to a new leaflet that has been co-designed by young patients and volunteers.

16 Jan 2021, 2:07 p.m.
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22 Dec 2020, 1:06 p.m.
Sam Behjati

Root of a childhood kidney cancer discovered

An Addenbrooke’s doctor who researches the origins of cancer in children has led a breakthrough in the way we understand the childhood kidney cancer Wilms’ tumour.

16 Dec 2020, 1:19 p.m.

Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust has successfully raised funds for two new Emergency Children’s Ambulances for the east of England

Generous donations from hospital supporters have helped Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) raise £216,000 for an emergency children’s ambulance service, which will save young lives in the East of England.

12 Nov 2020, 2:01 p.m.
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ACTIVE children’s board finalist in national awards

ACTIVE – a group of children and young people who help inform decisions at Addenbrooke’s Hospital – is celebrating after becoming a finalist in a national awards’ ceremony.

28 Sep 2020, 1:53 p.m.
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Inflatable scanner helps children prepare for MRIs

New inflatable version of a MRI scanner helps children prepare for the real thing.

19 Dec 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Prof Tamsin Ford sitting in a room surrounded by books

Professor Tamsin Ford joins Cambridge Children’s team

Professor Tamsin Ford CBE was appointed in October 2019 as Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge.

4 Dec 2019, 8:41 a.m.