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News Archive—October 2023

SCTS Foundation Doctor Academy

National Teaching Programme

This national cardiothoracic teaching programme is brought to you by Dr Hanad Ahmed, on behalf of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS) Education and Trainee Committees. It is the first centralised teaching... Read more

30 Oct 2023

High Risk Thoracic surgical MDT


Norwich and Leeds Thoracic surgery units are collaboratively assessing the utilisation of high risk MDTs. This is a survey aimed to identify units that utilise a high risk MDT (HRMDT) and to assess variations in practice and set up.  SURVEY Read more

30 Oct 2023

Associate PI Scheme opportunity

Are you a nurse or allied professional looking for a research opportunity?    With the Associate PI Scheme, you are guaranteed a learning and development opportunity alongside an in-work training experience to conduct a NIHR-funded multicentre... Read more

24 Oct 2023

National RATs survey for Higher Trainees

Robotic Surgery is a relatively new and developing avenue for thoracic surgery. It's implementation has grown vastly in recent years and is now incorporated in many thoracicis centres nationwide. It's implementation as a new programme at a... Read more

20 Oct 2023


Jason Ali, new Student Education Co-Lead

The SCTS is pleased to announce the appointment of the Student Education Co-Lead, Jason Ali, Locum Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Royal Papworth Hospital. Jason will work alongside Professor Farah Bhatti to engage the medical students and... Read more

20 Oct 2023