CT Nurse & AHP Forum

Aim of SCTS CT Forum 

  • 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

Daisy Sandeman | Nurse

SCTS CT Forum Lead

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh










Helen Munday Trust Matron

SCTS Nurse & AHP Representative

St Bartholomew’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

CT Nurse & AHP Forum Glasgow 2018

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What is the SCTS CT Forum?

The SCTS CT Forum is aimed at nurses, allied healthcare professionals and all indivividuals with an interest in cardiothoracic surgery. It takes place as part of the SCTS Annual Meeting every year in March and includes a 3 day educational experience including an interactive wet lab day at the SCTS Ionescu university. Speakers are often invited from around the world. We give all Cardiothoracic Forum participants the opportunity to network with nurses and allied health practitioners from all aspects of cardiothoracic care, including those working in theatres and on cardiothoracic intensive care and high dependency units.

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The next SCTS CT Forum will take place at the SCTS Annual Meeting 2018 at the SEC Glasgow. Sunday 18th – Tuesday 20th March.

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SCTS offers a wide range of fellowships. To find out more please contact Letty Mitchell education@scts.org

SCTS Ionescu Nursing & Allied Health Professional Fellowship Award 2015 winner presentations. 


Become a member of SCTS

We offer discounted annual meeting registration fees for all of our members.

Membership is £30 a year. £30 joining fee.

To view benefits or apply for membership please click here.