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    An innovative new hospital which will pioneer the care of sick children is on its way to the East of England...

    Children’s hospital campaign

    In December 2018 the Government announced a commitment of £100 million towards a new children’s hospital for the East of England. The hospital – Cambridge Children’s – will take a visionary new approach to healthcare for young people, fully integrating mental and physical health provision so that children and their families experience complete care tailored to their individual needs.

    World-leading paediatrics, including access to individual genetic profiles and cutting-edge research, will enable doctors to provide tailor-made medical interventions alongside psychologically informed care in purpose-built settings.

    ACT, Cambridge University and Head to Toe Charity are working together to raise another £100 million in philanthropy to support this vision. Together, we will deliver a transformational hospital that builds a new model of paediatric care in the East of England which sets that standard nationally and internationally.

    You can read more about our vision for this transformational hospital at

    To support the children’s hospital you can make a donation here, sign up to our mailing list below or contact Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.


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    Campaigns & appeals

    Help your hospital appeal

    Support Addenbrooke's and its staff during the Coronavirus crisis. Your donation will aid the wellbeing of staff through this difficult time, provide vital equipment needed to support the Intensive Care Unit and much more.

    Children’s Emergency Ambulance Service appeal

    Help us raise £216,000 for a dedicated service to keep critically-ill children alive during transfers to Addenbrooke's

    Cancer Counselling Service appeal

    Help us raise £150,000 for a new Cancer Counselling Service, ensuring every cancer patient at Addenbrooke’s receives the best possible emotional support.



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