News from Royal Paworth Hospital

29 November 2018

Yvonne retires from Royal Papworth – 65 years after starting work here

Secretary arrived at the hospital straight from school in 1953.

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26 November 2018

Royal Papworth Staff Awards 2019

Vote for our most caring and compassionate staff member in the Royal Papworth Staff Awards 2019.

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23 November 2018

Former nurses return to profession at Royal Papworth

Meet the nurses who are updating their knowledge - and bringing new skills back to the hospital.

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21 November 2018

Blood test results shared electronically between Royal Papworth and CUH

The interface marks the first ever connection between Lorenzo and the Epic electronic patient record system.

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13 November 2018

Royal Papworth surgeons perform new life-saving heart transplant operation on 50th patient

DCD heart transplant programme reaches hospital milestone

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9 November 2018

Royal Papworth Hospital’s pioneering cancer surgery is a European first

The new technique - which was used to remove a chest tumour - had only been performed once before, in China.

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8 November 2018

Royal Papworth Hospital team wins award for digital transformation

Department took top prize in the Tech Project of the Year category at the Health Tech Newspaper Awards 2018.

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7 November 2018

Occupational therapists raise awareness of their unique and vital role

5-11 November is Occupational Therapy Week 2018

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1 November 2018

Hospital’s first Impella procedure

Team successfully treat heart patient's blocked artery using new implant technique.

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26 October 2018

Staff in the saddle for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Week charity push

Along the cycling route, a series of inspirational and educational awareness events are being held for those impacted by Pulmonary Hypertension.

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15 October 2018

National Allied Health Professionals (AHP) Day

Occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, dietitians and radiographers were among the AHPs taking part in a special event.

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10 October 2018

Trainees rate surgery training at Royal Papworth best in country

Results 'not just the best for cardiothoracic surgery in the UK, but the best of any surgical specialty'

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5 October 2018

Help stop the spread of flu and norovirus this winter

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5 October 2018

Royal Papworth Hospital’s cancer service is among best in country, according to patients

Patients described their care at the hospital as “compassionate”, “exceptional” and “creative”.

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4 October 2018

Papworth Trials Unit Collaboration achieves full registration 

Hospital unit supporting clinical trials and research studies endorsed by the UK Clinical Research Collaboration.

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21 September 2018

Pippa’s cookbook project raises hundreds for hospital charity

Transplant patient raises £1,800 for Royal Papworth Hospital Charity.

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12 September 2018

Mum gets 1 in 10,000 chance at life

A mum of three who had a tiny chance of receiving a new heart is recovering from her transplant.

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4 September 2018

Organ Donation Week 2018

Five patients whose lives were saved in record-breaking 36 hours of transplants urge others to sign NHS Organ Donor Register

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10 August 2018

Patient athletes retain trophy for Best Heart & Lungs hospital at British Transplant Games

Royal Papworth turned out its biggest ever team, with 35 athletes and more than 30 enthusiastic supporters cheering them on.

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20 July 2018

New staff accommodation at Waterbeach is now open

Visitors commented on how "spacious and modern" the new living areas are.

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19 July 2018

Local students take part in work experience programme

Last week we hosted 14 year-10 pupils from local schools and colleges as part of a one-week work experience programme.

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5 July 2018

Keith Castle’s son pays tribute as NHS celebrates 70th birthday

'We didn’t really think about the fact history had been made with the transplant – we were just delighted with the fact that it had kept dad alive.'

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15 June 2018

Physio's exercise challenge will raise awareness in CF Week

The hospital’s Cystic Fibrosis Unit is planning a series of activities to mark CF Week (18-24 June).

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15 June 2018

Royal Papworth Hospital top for inpatient care

Royal Papworth Hospital is leading the way when it comes to inpatient care, according to a new report released today (Wednesday 13 June).

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15 June 2018

BBC documentary to explore how Royal Papworth Hospital 'changed our world'

A new BBC documentary, exploring the past, present and future of Royal Papworth Hospital is due to be screened this month. (15 June 2018)

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14 May 2018

Royal Papworth surgeons to be honoured at ITV NHS Heroes Awards

In 2015 Royal Papworth surgeons successfully performed Europe's first heart transplant using a DCD (Donation after Circulatory Death) donor heart.

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Where are we based?

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB23 3RE

Telephone:  01480 830541

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