Useful Links

NHS NHS Choices
DOH Department of Health
NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
HEALTHCARE COMMISSION Care Quality Commission
AUDIT COMISSION Audit Commission

BHF British Heart Foundation
BCS British Cardiovascular Society
National Heart Forum The Heart Forum

RCN Royal College of Nursing
Nursing and Midwifery Council Nursing and Midwifery Council
BACCN British Association for Nursing in Cardiovascular Care
PCNA Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association
CCNA Congenital Cardiac Nurses Association

ACSA Association of Cardiothoracic Surgical Assistants

Cardiac SSI Network Cardiac Surgical Site Infection Network
Cardiac Advanced life Support Course Cardiac Surgery Unit Advanced Life Support

Affiliated Organisations

Cardiothoracic Section of The Royal Society of Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSNET)
Scottish Training Programme for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Further links

Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
College of Clinical Perfusion Scientists of GB & Ireland
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
AORTA The Official Journal of Aortic Institute at Yale- New Haven Hospital
British Society for Heart Failure