The Pain Clinic in Addenbrooke’s have devoloped an internet-based database system that allows patients and their clinicians to come up with different ways of recording pain or other symptoms.
Personalising predictions in prostate cancer
With funding from the Evelyn Trust for a research fellow, Vincent Gnanapragasam has begun a research project which will develop a personalised – and so more accurate “prognostic” prediction tool.
Tackling the root causes of poor health
Any GP will tell you that that a huge proportion of the patients seen each day in primary care have problems that are impacting on physical and mental health, but that a GP cannot solve.
Bridging the funding gap
Families suffering from poverty and disadvantage turn to services for a safety net. But what happens when those services lose funding and are no longer available to offer help and support?
Brain scan from a patient with CADASIL. A dark hole in the white matter high signal (top left) shows a lacunar infarct - a small stroke
Telemedicine improves lives for CADASIL sufferers
Professor Markus and his team recognised that some CADASIL patients found the regular journeys to Cambridge long, arduous and expensive and it was agreed that a trial of telemedicine might be the answer.
Filling the counselling gap
Over the last three years, the Evelyn Trust has been funding Cambridgeshire’s Cogwheel Trust to develop their counselling services as a training ground for the next generation of counselling professionals.
ACRC under construction October 2016
Coming soon – the Evelyn Trust Research Endoscopy Suite
The Evelyn Trust will donate £1 million to fund the Evelyn Trust Research Endoscopy Suite located in the Addenbrooke’s Clinical Research Centre expansion.
Funding the next generation of medical researchers
Dr Peter Bailey is a Respiratory Registrar at Papworth Hospital and is a current Evelyn Trust Fellow. Peter is part way through his training in respiratory medicine, but has been drawn to an academic career.
A personal view from retiring Trustee: Julian Agnew
Julian reflects on the years well spent on the Board of the Trust since the sale of the Evelyn Hospital 13 years ago, the satisfaction of achievement and the local challenges still to be tackled.