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Annual Fellowships for 2020

The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) is pleased to invite applications for the Annual Fellowships for 2020  sponsored by Mr Marian Ionescu. The broad range of the Fellowships allows all SCTS members to benefit – Consultants, all grades of Trainees, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students. Mr Ionescu has […]

National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research

National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Every year NICOR publishes reports on the cardiac outcomes from the major audits it undertakes. The National Cardiovascular Audit (NCAP) report is a combined document which brings together the 6 cardiac audits NICOR undertakes. These are: Adult cardiac surgery Adult percutaneous coronary interventions Congenital heart disease in children and […]

NICOR roadshows 2020

The 2019 National Cardiac Audit Report was published on 12 September 2019. NICOR are inviting frontline teams and other readers of the report across the country to attend one of their one-day regional roadshows to help understand the data and learn how to use a Quality Improvement (QI) approach to make positive changes in service […]

Aortic Dissection kills more people in the UK than Road Traffic Accidents

PATIENTS AND DOCTORS CAMPAIGN FOR ACTION ON KILLER DISEASE Aortic Dissection kills more people in the UK than Road Traffic Accidents A patient-led campaign, Think Aorta, to highlight a lethal heart disease is welcomed by medical professionals, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Government. A group of patients, relatives and senior doctors recently met Secretary […]

We are excited to announce the first SCTS Fun Run!

SCTS Fun Run 2020 Join us for the first SCTS Charity fun run. 5K outdoor run around the ICC Wales venue. Saturday 21st March 2020 at 4pm. Meet at the ICC Wales Registration desks. This event is for all levels of fitness. Walk it, jog it or try and beat your personal best. It is […]

Abstract Submission Now Open for SCTS 2020

Abstract Submission is now open. To submit an abstract please click here. The list of award categories for presentations and posters are shown below: Ronald Edwards Medal – best scientific oral presentation John Parker Medal – best clinical presentation Bob Bonser Aortic Surgery Prize Society Thoracic Medal – best thoracic presentation BASO Prize (best thoracic oncology […]

BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre to host Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2019

PATIENT ASSOCIATION INVITES THE UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER TO HOST HIGH-PROFILE NATIONAL EVENT MEDIA RELEASE: 29th July 2019 CONTACT: Gareth Owens T: 07471 733122 E: Gareth@kirbyhill.org BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre to host Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2019 National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland has announced that the fourth annual Aortic Dissection Awareness […]

Think Aorta Blog Film

Think Aorta Blog Film Statistics show that a diagnosis of Aortic Dissection is considered in only half of patients who present with this fatal condition. One-third of patients with an Aortic Dissection are actively treated in Emergency Medicine for an incorrect diagnosis such as a heart attack or gastritis. Aortic Dissection is not a difficult […]