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News Archive—December 2023

First patient to the ROMA: Women trial in UK

The UK has randomised its first patient to the ROMA:Women trial (The first cardiovascular research trial dedicated exclusively to women). So far 5 UK sites have opened to recruitment, with aim to open a total of 20 UK sites.   Read more

20 Dec 2023

LHCH Appoints New Medical Director

Mr Manoj Kuduvalli

LHCH Appoints New Medical Director We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Manoj Kuduvalli as the Trust's new Medical Director at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. Mr Kuduvalli, who is a Consultant in Cardiac and Aortic... Read more

18 Dec 2023

The John D. Corson Guest Scholarship

Surgeons in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Only

A single John Duncan Corson Guest Scholarship will be awarded each year, in the amount of up to $10,000, to provide an academic Vascular or Cardio-thoracic surgeon residing in the United Kingdom (UK) or The Republic of Ireland (ROI) with the... Read more

13 Dec 2023

Consensus reached on transfer of acute aortic dissection patients to specialist centres

A multi-disciplinary team of clinical experts working with national patient charity Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland has published a consensus statement on the inter-hospital transfer of patients with acute aortic syndrome.  CONSENSUS... Read more

13 Dec 2023

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Research Project

Cardiothoracic Doctors, we want to hear your voice!

Dear Colleagues, Shinal Patel-Thakkar, who is a final-year trainee Clinical Psychologist at the University of Hertfordshire, is undertaking an important project. Her thesis will be exploring psychological safety within acute healthcare, with... Read more

12 Dec 2023