Len Bailey, the father of paediatric cardiac transplantation, has died of cancer at the age of 76. Although born in Marland, Bailey graduated from Loma Linda University medical school in 1969. He spent some time as senior Resident at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, at a time when the speciality evolving at huge […]
The 2019 update of the NICE lung cancer guideline has been published today on the NICE website. Click here to view.
Check out the new Heart Valve Voice video filmed at the SCTS Annual Meeting 2019 London. To view click here.
In March 2018, the Heart Surgery Priority Setting Partnership launched its Initial Survey. We wanted to find the questions that could be used in future research, asked by people dealing with heart surgery every day. Over 600 people submitted more than 1,000 questions to the Initial Survey. During analysis, duplicate questions were combined and the summary questions […]
The SCTS Annual Dinner 2019 was a great success. To view the photos from the night please click here.
The 2018 Lung Cancer Clinical Outcomes Report, covering surgery for lung cancer in 2016, has been released today. This is a collaborative project between the National Lung Cancer Audit and the SCTS. The report shows another significant increase in surgical activity. For the first time, minimal access lobectomy is the commonest operation performed for […]
The January 2019 Bulletin is now available. To read please click here.
SCTS – Ionescu Additional Exceptional Fellowships 2018 Winners SCTS-Ionescu Consultant Team Fellowships Cardiac surgery: Mr Paul Modi Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. Thoracic surgery: Mr Gianluca Casali Bristol Royal Infirmary SCTS-Ionescu Travelling Fellowship for Consultants Cardiac surgery: Mr Narain Moorjani Royal Papworth Hospital. Thoracic surgery: Mr Maninder Kalkat Birmingham Heartlands Hospital SCTS-Ionescu NTN Travelling […]
2019 Workforce Report has now been released. To view the document please click here.
SCTS NEWS 2019 Announcement CALL FOR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS 2019 The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) is pleased to invite applications for the 2019 Fellowships 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 […]