New ward for poorly babies opened at the Rosie in 2015

On 22 April 2015 the Charles Wolfson Ward officially opened  in the Rosie to care for  vulnerable babies and their parents. The ward previously know as Christine Ward was opened by The Hon. Andrew and Mrs Orly Wolfson of the Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust  which was made possible thanks to £296,000 raised by Addenbrooke’s Charitable …

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The start of nursing training at Addenbrooke’s

A few weeks ago I mentioned Alice Fisher who was Matron of Addenbrooke’s from 1877-1882. Before her appointment the Board of Governors reported in 1876 - after the departure of a fourth matron in 8 years, and the decline of household management of the hospital - a committee was formed to discuss ‘matronship’ and appointment …

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Celebrating 50 years of Liver Transplantation at Addenbrooke’s

I am pleased to announce that the Hospital Archivist has been awarded a grant from the Sharing Heritage Lottery fund to create  a collection of Oral History recordings to celebrate 50 years of liver transplant operations at Addenbrooke's Hospital. This year sees the 50th Anniversary of the first European successful liver transplant, which was carried out at …

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