Our international outlook means we benefit from these programmes by establishing long-term relationships with other high-performing tertiary centres and well-regarded clinicians across the globe to enable shared learning and innovation. This has driven the pioneering spirit that makes Royal Papworth Hospital the organisation that it is today.

Some of our recent international partnerships include:


The Trust has established a partnership with the global health software company, Dedalus. The partnership has been established to facilitate the development and co-production of digital products and applications to provide improve and enhance services for at Royal Papworth and beyond.

GP Connect | Improving Care, Saving Time (royalpapworth.nhs.uk)

3R Life Sciences Ltd

Royal Papworth Hospital is providing expert clinical guidance to support the Taiwan based company, 3R Life Sciences Ltd. to develop a mechanical circulatory support device. The Trust’s expertise in the areas of advanced heart failure treatment, heart transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support Device therapy, and Medical Device Standards means that Royal Papworth is able to provide invaluable support to develop this device.

United Kingdom International Healthcare Management Association (UKIHMA)

Royal Papworth Hospital is a member of UKIHMA, a national membership organisation that brings together the best of UK healthcare expertise to offer international support for specific healthcare challenges. Our membership of UKIHMA means that Royal Papworth is well placed to collaborate with UK organisations in order to support heart and lung patients internationally.