It has a world-wide reputation for medical excellence, pioneering life-saving operations, and first-class research.
From carrying out the world's first heart lung and liver transplant to the UK's first use of an artificial heart, Papworth Hospital has been at the forefront of surgery techniques.
As the Cambridgeshire hospital welcomes its new boss, we take a look back at its impressive history.
More top news
A chilly night to come with a mixture of low cloud, mist and fog. More sunshine will return tomorrow.
Campaigners want a sainthood for a priest from Essex who died on the Titanic after he stayed behind to pray with the stranded passengers.
Police have released CCTV pictures showing Clive Howard's car cruising the streets of Norwich