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RCS England appoints new Director for Northern Ireland

Niall McGonigle

The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) has appointed consultant thoracic surgeon Mr Niall McGonigle as its new Northern Ireland Director.   The Northern Ireland-born surgeon trained and qualified at Queen’s University of... Read more

Sexual misconduct and harassment in surgery

The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS) condemns the unacceptable behaviour reported in the recent British Journal of Surgery study1.  This report focused on the experiences of female surgeons, but all members of the multidisciplinary surgical... Read more

Pioneering Advances in Aortic Dissection Care:

The Elective Aortic Dissection Toolkit

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust, after combined discussions with the Department of Health and Social Care & NHS England has gained approval for an Elective Aortic Dissection Toolkit. This toolkit represents a significant leap forward in... Read more

FARSTER-care Trial

FARSTER-care is an NIHR-funded research examining an accelerated recovery pathway after cardiac surgery using a median sternotomy. The research details are displayed on the attached slide. Many centres have already expressed interest in... Read more

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