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News Archive—January 2022

Narain Moorjani New President-Elect!

Narain Moorjani New President-Elect!  The election process for the role of President-Elect has been completed. It was excellent to see such strong colleagues of the highest calibre be nominated for this role, which also reflects the diversity... Read more

24 Jan 2022

Trainer Awards 2021

We hope you have had a good break, a further reminder that nominations for the national trainer awards will be ending soon, please find the details below. Golden heart- best consultant cardiac surgical trainer  Golden lungs-best consultant... Read more

17 Jan 2022

January Surgeon of the Month: Mr Enoch Akowuah

In this month’s interview from the SCTS INSINC committee, we discuss the UK Mini Mitral Trial & minimally invasive cardiac surgery, philanthropic work and maintaining enthusiasm to challenge clinical equipoise! Click here to read the full... Read more

17 Jan 2022

Zoom: and its discontents?

Dear Colleague, Functioning of clinical multi-disciplinary meetings (MDM) has been significantly changed due to the demands of the pandemic. Use of virtual meeting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams has allowed these vitally important... Read more

10 Jan 2022

Sexual Assault in Surgery

Statement in response to sexual assault in surgery publication and testimonials  Read Statement Here In a joint statement, Mr Simon Kendall, President of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Ms Karen Booth, Co-Chair of the Women in... Read more

7 Jan 2022