Papworth Hospital is one of the largest specialist cardiothoracic (heart and lung) hospitals in Europe and includes the country's main heart and lung transplant centre. Over the last three years, it has performed the highest number of heart surgery procedures in the UK whilst achieving the country’s lowest cardiac surgery mortality rate. The Hospital has an extraordinary commitment to delivering the highest levels of clinical quality and providing the best possible standards of personalised care to its patients.
The Hospital comprised of highly-skilled multidisciplinary team includes, among others: doctors and nurses, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac physiologists, thoracic surgeons, respiratory physicians, specialist cardiothoracic anaesthetists, intensive care specialists, radiologists and pathologists. They are assisted by a wide range of specialist support staff including dieticians, speech therapists, physiotherapists, pharmacists, clinical educators and the infection control team. It is the dedicated teamwork of our staff who help to create the sense of ‘community’ which is so often talked about and is reflected.