- To increase nursing profile within the Cardiothoracic surgical speciality, the cardiiothoracic arena and amongst the general nursing and allied healthcare professional community at local land national level.
- To increase Associate membership of the SCTS.
- To develop the forum at the annual meeting.
- To further develop and maintain the nurses’ page on the web site.
- To promote a collaborative way forward for the patient pathway and erode divisions of the delivery of care.
- To take an active role to help steer workforce changes.
- To improve communication between centres, specifically nurses, surgical care practitioners and allied healthcare professionals.
- To promote sharing of developments, innovation, and new ways of working