New, improved Radio Addenbrooke’s returns to the airwaves

A refurbished studio for Radio Addenbrooke's was officially re-opened on 24 April 2015 by the then Mayor of Cambridge, Cllr Gerri Bird. Radio Addenbrooke’s boasts two studios, one of which is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust  donated £15,000 towards the upgrade which was match-funded by the hospital.  Equipment has kindly been donated …

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Radio Addenbrooke’s 1992-2006

History 3 By now the original 'Addenbrooke's' collection was made up of over 2,000 singles and over 500 albums. However, a major development occurred in 1992. When Newmarket Hospital downgraded and its radio station stopped broadcasting, many of the members joined Radio Addenbrooke's. Not only did they provide more volunteers but brought with them a …

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Regius Professor of Physic

Sir George Paget, Physician at Addenbrooke's in the 19th century,  was appointed the Regius Professor of Physic (RPP) in 1872. The Regius Professorship’s are Royal professorships created by the reigning monarch.  In 1540 Henry VIII created five chairs which are sometimes called the Henrician Regius Professors. The first Regius Professor was John Blyth. He was …

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