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Education forms part of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) after appointment to a Consultant position and SCTS Education provides numerous courses annually to help with your development as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon.

Explore the sections below to see past courses and follow the link to the Event Calendar to see any upcoming courses that may be relevant to you.

Explore the additional educational pages of the specific speciality you are involved with:


SCTS Consultant Masterclass 2020 - Mentoring

Mentoring in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Friday 30th October 2020

Virtual Meeting Course Directors:

  • Prof. Mahmoud Loubani
  • Shyam Kolvekar,
  • Narain Moorjani
  • Sri Rathinam

Please see the SCTS videos on the following links

Principles of mentoring & developing mentoring skills
Lucy Vere, Head of Organizational development, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mentoring Surgical trainees
Prof Mahmoud Loubani, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull

Mentoring Consultants
Simon Kendall, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough

Mentoring: Creating Equality and Growth
Shabiha Azam, AO Course coordinator – Medical Education, Johnson & Johnson

Clinical Immersion and Proctoring: SCTS perspective
Steve Billing, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton

Mentoring Consultants in difficulty
Shyam Kolvekar, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Barts Heart Centre, London

NHS Resolution: Practitioner Performance Advice
Marian Martin, Advisor NHS Resolution (Practitioner Performance Advice Service)

Invited Review Mechanism
Ralph Tomlinson, Head of Invited Review Mechanism, RCS England


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