Cambridge Heart Clinic is an innovative partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and an independent company called Regent’s Park Healthcare (RPH).
The partnership between the two organisations’ ensures that private patients receive the ‘best-of-both-worlds’: world-class specialist care and the very highest standard of service, together with the confidence of being in the NHS with its safety-net of services on hand. It also allows profits from the treatment of private patients to be re-invested back into frontline NHS care.
RPH is the UK’s leading independent cardiac services company with 20 years of expertise in the development, financing and operation of cardiology and cardiovascular services. RPH employs over 350 staff, and to date has delivered over 150,000 procedures. RPH has been developing innovative service solutions in partnership with NHS hospitals since it was established in 2002. The company owes its name to the London Business School in Regent’s Park where it was first founded in their business incubator unit (called The Lord Gavron Business Centre) in Huntsworth Mews. As well as supporting NHS Trusts to deliver improved private care, the majority business of the company involves the design, build, financing and operation of cardiology centres to provide additional system capacity to address long NHS waiting lists. Its most recent centre, called Peninsula Heart Clinic, opened in 2019 alongside the Southwest cardiothoracic centre in Derriford hospital, part of the University of Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust. Two decades since was founded, RPH now has an integrated national platform operating interventional and outpatient cardiology services across a large number of NHS hospitals. RPH prides itself on its ability to deliver high-quality, cost-effective cardiac care through excellent service, efficient operations management, well-trained staff and uncompromising professionalism. For more information visit: www.regentsparkhealthcare.com
As well as delivering care through Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie, it is also:-
- a leading national centre for specialist treatment for rare or complex conditions
- a government-designated biomedical research centre
- one of only five academic health science centres in the UK
- a university teaching hospital with a worldwide reputation
- a partner in the development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge University Hospitals vision is to improve people’s quality of life through innovative and sustainable healthcare.