This can be accessed at 'Edit Your Profile' of the members section. This is where your you can edit your profile information such as name, date of birth, institutions, addresses and contact preferneces can be found.
Please note that your career grade (Consultant, Trainee, Nusing and AHP etc) are set in your membership information. It is important to check that your membership details are correct before you complete your profile information.
Photo: Click on the photo icon to upload a photograph of yourself
Email: Your email that you enter below your names will be the primary email that all correspondence will be directed to. We can only correspond through your primary email. You may add multiple email addresses in your addresses section and these will be displayed under your profile if you grant permission under the tab 'what searches can this address be used for', but we wil not be corresponding with you through these email addresses unless you make one of them your primary email address.
Primary Institution: This is the hospital where you primarily are based. Select a hospital from the dropdowns as you type. You may add multiple institutions e.g. NHS, University and Private Hospitals
For Consultant Surgeons working in the UK and Ireland, you will need to add your hospital as your primary institution and not your trust name - these are all in the preselect as you type. Outcome data is linked to the hospital that provides data from your hospital if provided.
Staffing information for UK and Ireland Hospitals are driven by affiliations to hospitals that you specify.
Areas of Practice: Select the areas of practice that you are primarily involved with. For Consultant Surgeons working in the UK and Ireland, you will need to select only the areas that your practice and not necessarily had training - i.e. do not select Cardiac and Thoracic if you only practice Adult Cardiac Surgery.
Profile Information: Enter details about yourself here. You may add links to other websites with the link button or highlight with Bold and Italics. Please keep your profile neat by not making all wording in bold or italics or capitals!
Some preformatting creates a double space between lines. To alter this use [Shift] + Enter to move to a single space below.
Addresses: You may add multiple addresses and emails. telephone numbers and secretarial details if you wish. You have the ability to grant permissions to each of these addresses under the tab 'what searches can this address be used for' - Admin, Members or Public. Please do not use all capitals for any areas of the address. You can delete addresses by clicking the 'x' at the top right corner.
If you are an SCTS Committee member, we would strongly encourage your to keep a contact option visible to at least members.
Contact and Profile Preferences: Please update all your contact preferences as you wish. Please note that for Consultant Surgeons working in the UK and Ireland, you do not have the ability to hide your basic profile information from the public view. You may hide your adresses and contact details in the addresses section.