Puss in Boots
Breaking down cultural barriers in Wisbech
Late last year the Rosmini Centre was awarded three years of funding from the Evelyn Trust to recruit and train ten extra volunteers from the migrant communities who will go on to engage and mentor 200 local children and young people.
Professor Sir Patrick Sissons
Honouring Professor Sir Patrick Sissons
The untimely death of Professor Sir Patrick Sissons in 2016 has prompted medical and academic circles in Cambridge to recognise his contribution with a lasting memorial.
Dr Rajini Ramana
Support for hard-pressed hospital doctors
A brand new pilot project has been funded by the Evelyn Trust to offer local hospital doctors struggling under pressure access to help and support when they need it most.
Expanding service capacity for victims of childhood trauma
A project offering vital therapeutic and practical help to Cambridgeshire children and families suffering from the effects of childhood trauma, has received vital support from the Evelyn Trust over the last year.
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.