6 November 2023
CUH Arts, Cambridge University Hospitals’ arts-in-health programme, has claimed a prestigious national healthcare award for its work on exploring the role of arts and culture in cancer care environments.
20 April 2023
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Addenbrooke's has become the first hospital in the world to offer a brand new body-worn device to Parkinson's disease inpatients, significantly and quickly improving their movement.
25 October 2022
The Board of Trustees at ACT has appointed a new Chair to lead the charity’s governance.
16 March 2022
£1.25 million has been raised and pledged to buy a new surgical robot for Addenbrooke’s
1 October 2021
Be in with the chance of winning one of Matt Brown's coveted robot creations while helping to buy a surgical robot, ensuring that patients get home faster after surgery.
19 July 2021
Research into blood testing for long Covid builds on a pilot project supported by Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust
25 June 2021
The Stock Shop store, based in the main concourse at Addenbrookes Hospital, has now pledged to fundraise for its local NHS charity, ACT.
17 June 2021
ACT is delighted to announce that The ALBORADA Trust has won Grant Giver of the Year for its partnership with the charity at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising East Anglia Region Awards.
3 May 2021
What can you do a thousand times to raise money?
7 April 2021
A £1.5 million appeal to buy a surgical robot for Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been launched by its charity, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). A new surgical robot will mean quicker, less invasive surgery and faster healing and recovery times for patients.
9 March 2021
Artwork featuring the inspiring words of a poem read at the funeral of Sir Michael Marshall has been unveiled in the main ground floor corridor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
22 February 2021
ACT helps fund clinical trial to investigate if tapeworm drug can boost protection from Covid-19 for high risk kidney patients
15 December 2020
Addenbrooke’s staff will receive Christmas hampers packed with goodies this week as a thank you for their hard work and care during the coronavirus pandemic
8 December 2020
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust is pleased to announce that Dame Mary Archer DBE has agreed to take up the role of President of the charity.
12 November 2020
The ALBORADA Trust has awarded over £800,000 to ACT since 2015, and this year has supported Addenbrooke’s staff by paying for new wellbeing rooms, helping to create a hardship fund to ease financial pressures and providing staff vouchers.
9 November 2020
Generous donations from hospital supporters have helped ACT raise £216,000 for an emergency children’s ambulance service, which will save young lives in the East of England.
19 October 2020
ACT has launched a new online shop full of ideal presents just in time for Christmas, with all profits making Addenbrooke’s hospital even better for patients.
29 September 2020
ACT has launched a new advertising campaign featuring local fundraising heroes, reminding the community that they can directly support Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie by donating or fundraising for the charity.
23 September 2020
ACT has recently been able to fund £1million of research into treatments and diagnostics for COVID-19 or services impacted by coronavirus, thanks to generous donations from the public.
21 July 2020
Hospital staff can now relax and recharge in a pleasant environment during shift breaks.
7 July 2020
ACT is asking the public to help raise the final £10,000 of its £216,000 appeal for an emergency children’s ambulance service which will save young lives in the East of England.
30 June 2020
To mark the 72nd Anniversary of the founding of our NHS on Sunday 5th July, ACT is asking people to help raise money by getting physical and joining Team Addenbrooke’s.
23 June 2020
Jamie Oliver gives ‘big love’ and appreciation to Addenbrooke’s hospital in heartfelt video message.
13 May 2020
A ground-breaking new iPad app for ICU patients – trialled at Addenbrookes – is transforming the experiences and wellbeing of critically ill COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).
5 May 2020
On Tuesday 5 May, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) would like you to join it in supporting and recognising the midwives that work at the Rosie Hospital as we celebrate the International Day of the Midwife 2020.
27 April 2020
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14 April 2020
Local business, Cambridge Commodities, is launching an art competition over the Easter holidays to raise money to support NHS staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
8 April 2020
Former world No. 1 tennis player, Sir Andy Murray has sent a thank you message to Addenbrooke’s staff as they face the toughest battle of their lives.
24 March 2020
ACT is launching a daily virtual tea and coffee break to help bring people together and raise money for Addenbrooke’s and our brave NHS heroes at the same time.
16 December 2019
Patients using a renal ward at Addenbrooke’s are to benefit from a more colourful and relaxed approach to hospital life thanks to a legacy from a Cambridge woman.
24 October 2019
Celebrity chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli, who is currently appearing as a fugitive on the run on Channel 4’s Celebrity Hunted for Stand Up To Cancer, stopped off at Addenbrooke’s during one of the episodes, shining a light on the hospital where his son was treated for neuroblastoma two years ago.
1 August 2019
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) has reached its £250,000 liver transplant appeal target thanks to the generous support of incredible donors.
24 May 2019
The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust and a generous legacy from Ann Mynott have enabled the hospital to buy a £316,000 special MRI incubator allowing premature babies and babies at high-risk of brain injury to be scanned sooner.
1 February 2019
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust has launched its new cancer appeal to help provide the best patient experience and care for people with cancer at Addenbrooke’s.