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News Archive—November 2022

Mr. Paul Ridley Retires

After 26 years as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

Mr. Paul Ridley has retired from Royal Stoke University Hospital after 26 years as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon. His interests were Mitral and Tricuspid valve surgery. He was a keen educator in AF ablation and has been involved in national... Read more

28 Nov 2022

Green Surgery Checklist

Compendium of Evidence to Support Sustainable Surgery

SCTS is delighted to support the recent launch of the Green surgery checklist supported by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Please... Read more

21 Nov 2022

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

New Presidents and Vice Presidents

SCTS congratulates Prof Rowan Parks who takes over as the 176th president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Prof Tim Graham and Ms Claire McNaught the new Vice Presidents a successful tenure. SCTS will value the continuous... Read more

21 Nov 2022

An Interview with Karen Booth

What has been your route into Cardiothoracic surgery and what led you to choose your specialty? I came into cardiothoracic surgery by accident, I was offered a placement in Cardiothoracic surgery as a core surgical trainee for six months and once... Read more

17 Nov 2022

World COPD Day - 16th November

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

16th November: World COPD Day  The theme of the World COPD Day in 2022 is "Your Lungs for Life" Let us remind ourselves of the importance of our lungs which make  "Air our breath" Lets preserve them for life. Stop smoking, live... Read more

16 Nov 2022