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Moving towards true integration of mental and physical healthcare

An update from Alex White, Cambridge Children's Project Director

22 Jul 2021, 2:47 p.m.
Phoebe

“We need a new way to deal with healthcare challenges today, because it’s clear the old ways aren’t working”

In an article for the University of Cambridge’s Alumni magazine, Professor Tamsin Ford and Professor David Rowitch discuss how the new hospital and on-site research centre are set to transform the way we treat – and prevent – mental and physical illness.

21 Jul 2021, 3:47 p.m.
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Breakthrough could stop young cancer survivors getting cancer

A new study has used in depth genetic sequencing to explore why some children develop secondary leukaemia after being treated for cancer.

16 Jun 2021, 5:19 p.m.
Logo competition winner's ideas and notes

11-year-old beats 250 entrants to win design-a-logo competition!

It was the competition that sparked imaginations across the region - design a logo for Cambridge Children's Network to win an £800 gaming PC! Our judges had a tough time with so many brilliant designs to choose from. But we are now delighted to announce our winner.

14 May 2021, 3 p.m.
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Cambridge Conversations: Transforming children’s healthcare through genomics and mind-body research and treatment

The latest Cambridge Conversations webinar focuses on 'Transforming children’s healthcare through genomics and mind-body research and treatment'

12 May 2021, 2:09 p.m.
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Research : How do people overcome childhood trauma and adversity?

Read our news

9 Apr 2021, 2:43 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.

7 Apr 2021, 2:40 p.m.
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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.
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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Children's Network

Be part of something amazing

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.