Papworth hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the largest cardiothoracic hospital in the United Kingdom
Innovative treatments and care for hearts and lungs at Papworth Hospital
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hospital serves both Cambridge and the surrounding area, as well as patients from much further afield, as it is the largest cardiothoracic hospital in the country, with more than 22,400 inpatients and 48,400 outpatients each year.
At Papworth Hospital, patients benefit from new treatments, safe in the knowledge that highly-skilled and committed staff will provide them with top-quality levels of service. Papworth’s cardiothoracic expertise is internationally-recognized and boasts some of the best outcomes in the world.
Hygiene and infection prevention are extremely important to this Cambridge Hospital, which is reflected in its continuing excellence in term of infection control and low infection rates. The hospital is also considered to be a top healthcare employer.
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The Cambridge Cardiothoracic Centre: Research and Development
The Cambridge Cardiothoracic Hospital partners with one of the world’s leading universities and no fewer than 3 NHS foundation Trusts in the field of research. This partnership aims to improve patient care and find innovative treatments. Cambridge University Health Partners is one of eight Academic Health Science Centres in the UK, which have a global reputation as competitive centres of excellence in health care delivery.
To provide the best patient experience possible, Papworth Hospital makes a wide range of facilities available to both patients and visitors: Internet and TV access, mobile phones are allowed, accommodation is single-sex only; not forgetting visitor accommodation, translation services, a prayer area and an on-site chapel. Shops, cafes and restaurant are open every day from 7.30am to 7pm.