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New Job Vacancy! Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant

Associate Professor/Honorary Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery Vacancy ID: 461 Location: Leicester Department: Cardiovascular Sciences Vacancy terms: Full-time permanent position Salary details: £76,761 to £103,490 per annum Hours per week: 40 Advert closes midnight on: 08 Nov 2018 For more information click here.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit Lead

Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit Lead Job description The post of Adult Cardiac Surgery Audit Lead is an integral part of the SCTS Audit Sub-Committee. It has a tenure of 3 years, with the potential for a 1-year extension at the discretion of the SCTS Executive. The responsibilities of the post include: Working on adult cardiac […]

Concerns regarding the cardiac surgical service at St George’s University Hospital

“We are aware of the concerns regarding the cardiac surgical service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and that an independent review has now been carried out. The review has brought to light serious issues at the hospital. It is clear that St George’s first obligation is to ensure that it is providing […]

Medical Manslaughter position statement

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations Position Statement on the Legal Aspects of “Medical Manslaughter” The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, the Royal College […]

Critical Care Matron Role Royal Papworth Hospital

  Matron Critical Care Area Salary:  8a Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s largest specialist cardiothoracic hospital and the country’s main heart and lung transplant centre. We have an extraordinary commitment to delivering the highest levels of clinical quality and outcomes and for providing the best possible standards of personalised care to […]

SCTS are on YouTube!

Have you checked out the SCTS Education YouTube Channel? We have uploaded the recent videos from the SCTS Annual Meeting Glasgow 2018. Click here to view the videos!  

‘Think Aorta’ Campaign

Today the first patient led learning collaboration is launched within RCEM.  ‘Think Aorta’ Campaign has the key objective to improve patient outcomes and ultimately save lives by increasing identification and early diagnosis for Aortic Dissection within the setting of Emergency Medicine.  This initiative leverages the podcast learning channel within RCEM where 5,000 ED Physicians are […]

BTS Quality Standards for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules

The BTS Quality Standards for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules is now published on the BMJ Open Respiratory Research website (at http://bmjopenrespres.bmj.com/) and on the BTS website (at https://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/standards-of-care/quality-standards/bts-pulmonary-nodules-quality-standards/). To view document please click here.