With your help we want to ensure that every patient experiences the best possible outcome and the highest quality of care available.

    Make your hospital even better

    Addenbrooke’s is a really good hospital. But really good is not good enough. We want it to be the best. For you, your family, your friends and your community.

    Our purpose is to make Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie hospitals even better through improved patient care that allows more people to be diagnosed quicker and more accurately, to get the treatment they need in environments that support health, and to recover more quickly or get the support that they need.

    Donations to our ‘even better’ campaign help the hospital to be the best – allowing us to invest in new ideas, new research, new environments and new technology where the hospital needs it most. We raise funds for cutting edge technology, additional specialist staff, environmental enhancements and extra comforts for patients that make all the difference over and above what is possible with NHS funding alone.

    We need your help to make Addenbrooke’s even better by helping us raise:

    • £110,000 to enable a Family Therapist to help support families in the face of serious illness and loss
    • £250,000 for a cutting edge 3D scanner to save head and neck cancer patient’s lives
    • £240,000 to buy two emergency children’s ambulances to transport sick children to Addenbrooke’s, quicker
    • £150,000 to pay for a Cancer Counselling Service, ensuring that every patient being treated for cancer receives the best possible emotional support

    In the last financial year, you helped:

    • Fund a new ambulance incubator trolley with £111,800, helping to save the lives of more critically ill babies
    • Pay for a study with £24,416, which has discovered the means to reactivate a virus so that it may be treated, leading to possible new therapies and cures
    • Fund a life-enhancing paediatric ultrasound machine for £22,995, which will allow the most accurate and effective targeting of injections for children with cerebral palsy and arthritis; greatly enhancing their quality of life.
    • Fund £335,000 for research into Parkinson’s disease, which could help in diagnosis and the search for new treatments.

    Help us make Addenbrooke’s even better for patients. Donate today.


    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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