Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (PAP) http://www.royalpapworth.nhs.uk is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital treating over 100,000 patients each year from across the UK. The hospital includes the country’s largest heart and lung transplant centre, the only national centre for pulmonary endarterectomy and it is a national centre for a range of other specialist services.
Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, Royal Papworth has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation, top surgical results and the very best in patient care.
Royal Papworth Hospital carries out more major heart operations than any other hospital in the UK, currently more than 2,500 per year. With regular scrutiny from robust quality performance monitoring systems, the survival rates and outcomes of these operations are among the best in the world.
Royal Papworth Hospital is a member of Cambridge University Health Partners, a partnership between one of the world's leading Universities and three NHS Foundation Trusts. CUHP delivers world-class excellence in healthcare, research, clinical education and improves the health of people across Cambridgeshire and the wider regions.