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2020 Abstracts

To view the 2020 Abstracts please click here.  Further to the unavoidable cancellation of the SCTS 2020 Annual Meeting, the Cardiothoracic community is engaged with the wider NHS force to manage the COVID-19 crisis. The meeting as usual had been designed to incorporate a wide ranging educational  and scientific programme with speakers from all over […]

COVID-19 and Annual Meeting

Further to the unavoidable cancellation of the SCTS 2020 annual meeting, the Cardiothoracic community is engaged with the wider NHS force to manage the COVID-19 crisis. The meeting as usual had been designed to incorporate a wide ranging educational  and scientific programme with speakers from all over the world. For the first time two plenary […]

Winners SCTS-Ethicon Fellowship Awards 2020

Ethicon Winners The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) invited applications for the SCTS Ethicon NTN Fellowships. The applications were advertised in the SCTS website as well as by flyers to all the members. The deadline was the 15th January 2020. All application were scored to the SCTS Scoring Matrix by […]

Winners SCTS–Ionescu Annual Fellowships Award 2020

Winners The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) invited applications for the annual portfolio of Fellowships sponsored by Mr Marian Ionescu. The broad range of the Fellowships were offered to all SCTS members to benefit Consultants, all grades of Trainees, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students. Marian Ionescu is a […]

Winners of SCTS-Ionescu 90 Fellowship Awards in March 2020

Winners of SCTS-Ionescu 90 Fellowship Awards 2020 The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) invited applications for the Special SCTS-Ionescu-90 Fellowships to celebrate the 90th birthday of our benefactor Mr Marian Ionescu. The extended range of the Fellowships was to allow all SCTS members to benefit – Consultants, all grades of […]

COVID-19: Recent Publications and Guidance for Cardiothoracic Surgical Practitioners

WHO Clinical management of COVID-19 (13th March 2020) NHS Clinical guide for COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital (16th March 2020) NHS Clinical guide for Critical Care (16th March 2020) NHS response to COVID-19 (17th March 2020) MGH Clinical Management Guidelines (17th March 2020) Cardiovascular considerations of COVID-19 (JACC (17th March 2020) RCS Guidance for surgical […]

SCTS Cardiothoracic practice during Covid-19 outbreak

King’s Critical Care COVID19 Evidence Summary (9 March) WHO management of COVID 19 (13 March) Critical care utilisation in Italy, JAMA (13 March) Experimental models to predict ITU bed requirement (13 March) Joint policy statement from the Royal Surgical Colleges (13 March) SCTS Cardiothoracic practice during Covid-19 outbreak (16 March) SCTS Cardiothoracic Surgery escalation Framework […]

Royal Surgical Colleges statement on COVID-19

Joint policy statement from the Royal Surgical Colleges In response to the challenge of COVID-19, the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland have created this joint policy statement to provide guidance to surgeons and surgical trainees. While adhering to general advice on travel, the Colleges have decided to cancel all non-essential travel […]

Coronavirus Update: SCTS Conference Cancelled

Dear Colleague, I am writing to inform you that due to the concerns over the outbreak of Covid-19 virus we have decided to cancel the annual SCTS meeting, the SCTS-Ionescu University and all SCTS-affiliated satellite meetings which have been scheduled to take place between 22nd and 24th March 2020 at ICC Wales, Newport, Wales. I […]

SCTS 2020 – Coronavirus Update

Dear all With regard to your registration for the SCTS Annual Meeting taking place at ICC Wales between 22nd and 24th March 2020, please note the following with regard to Coronavirus: At this present moment we continue with the planning for our event to go ahead. We are taking advice and are constantly monitoring the […]