Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust has received a £2,500 donation from a Cambridgeshire housebuilder to go towards a new surgical robot.

The money was donated by Barratt and David Wilson Homes, and will help fund training costs for staff operating the robot.

Robotic surgery is a form of keyhole surgery involving small incisions, where the robot mimics a surgeon's hands - allowing absolute precision.

The surgery helps patients recover and return home more quickly, allowing more patients to be treated.


Joe Sagoe, corporate lead at Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust, said: "Barratt and David Wilson Homes’ support means more than words can say.

"This donation will help to revolutionise patient care across six specialities within the hospital, improving outcomes for many more patients every year."