Plans for new 100 bed care home in Thorpe Wood approved

Plans for a 100 bed residential care home have been approved.

Keith Simpson

Life of volunteer to be celebrated

The life of a much loved - and much missed - NHS volunteer will be celebrated at a tea party.

Alison Fletcher

Peterborough nurse takes on fight for life after cancer diagnosis

An Emergency Nurse Practitioner from Peterborough City Hospital is taking on the fight for life after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

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No action to be taken against Peterborough City Hospital doctor arrested over two patient deaths

No action will be taken against a doctor at Peterborough City Hospital arrested over two patient deaths.

Dr Myles Bradbury

Addenbrooke’s Hospital pays out further £56,000 to victims of paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has paid out a further £56,000 in compensation to victims of paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury.

Iona and the team

Top award for heart team at Peterborough City Hospital

A team of medics who helped heart attack victims at Peterborough City Hospital have won a top award.

Julie Holroyd

Peterborough nurse who saved man suffering heart attack on flight to Sri Lanka nominated for award

A nurse at Peterborough City Hospital has been shortlisted for an award from the British Heart Foundation.


VIDEO: Peterborough mum's heartfelt thanks for medical team who saved baby Benjamin's life

The medics who saved tiny Benjamin’s life will always be part of his family, his mum has said.

VIDEO: Baby Benjamin's new heart miracle

After months of waiting for a new heart for her ‘little prince’, Ashley Hardy had given up hope he would ever be given the lifesaving gift.
Health news

‘Quick and dirty’ peer review into Cambridgeshire health services after bed blocking concerns

Cambridgeshire has put itself forward for a “quick and dirty” peer review into health services after revelations last month that the county had a problem with bed blocking in its hospitals.

Peterborough City Hospital

£39m deficit for trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital recorded a deficit just shy of £39 million in the past financial year.


Why Baby Benjamin's story is so important

The story of Benjamin is a story that has touched so many people - but has special importance to me having had personal experience of the amazing work doctors, surgeons and medics can do with babies born with congenital heart problems, writes reporter Stephen Briggs.

Baby Benjamin's mum's plea for people to sign up for life saving organ donation

The consultant who fought to save tiny Benjamin has backed the tot’s mum’s calls to change the rules on organ donation.
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Ambulance news

Scale of ‘severe harm’ caused by ambulance delays revealed

Ambulance delays “severely harmed” three people over the winter when they had to wait too long for care following 999 calls.

Teeth decay in children has become a serious issue in Peterborough

Many five-year-olds in Peterborough suffer from tooth decay, Public Health England find

Many children starting primary school in Peterborough have suffered from tooth decay, new figures from Public Health England show.

Peterborough City Hospital exteriors

Peterborough City Hospital makes equality commitment to patients

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital has launched the Inclusion as Standard scheme.


VIDEO: Posh legend's family reveal dementia battle

For three years Peter Hindley  was a name on the lips of thousands of Posh fans with his energetic performances at right back making him a crowd favourite  - but now  his family say they have ‘lost’ him after a heartbreaking diagnosis meant he can no longer recognise his own wedding photos.
More workers signed off sick in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

REVEALED: 55 workers a day signed off sick in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as doctors note numbers rise

Doctors in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough signed 55 fit notes on average every day in 2017, according to NHS figures.

Hundreds of thousands of patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough not getting access to GPs out of normal hours

Hundreds of thousands of patients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough not getting access to GPs out of normal hours

More than 200,000 patients in the area covered by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group have no access to the extended hours for GP appointments, according to NHS figures.

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