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Notification to members - Change to membership renewal dates

April 12th, 2017

At the last AGM meeting the issues of membership renewal dates were discussed . There is an ongoing issues tracking individual membership renewal dates, and this is causing great difficulties processing the joint payment with SCTS, and ensuring ACSA members stay current. This is having an effect on the way…

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Potential development of Paediatric SCP programme

April 9th, 2017

EdgeHill University are in discussions with some local Consultant Surgeons about developing a bespoke MSC SCP course in Cardiothoracic Paediatrics. This is currently an area that has not had a programme to support it with the only courses available for SCP’s in Adult Cardiothoracic surgery. Contact GOSH and Evelina…

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SCP attitudes to Pre-operative Vein mapping

April 1st, 2017

The attitudes of Cardio-thoracic surgical team on pre-operative mapping of the Long Saphenous vein (LSV) using ultrasound in patients undergoing CABG - The perceived benefits of the investigation.

Jayanand Shivapujimath is a trainee Surgical Care Practitioner in Cardiothoracics and is currently conducting a questionnaire as part of a research…

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Message from the President- Chrissie Birkett

September 23rd, 2016

I’d like to take this opportunity to extend a huge thank you to those of you who have supported my appointment as President of ACSA. I intend to undertake this important role with the professional enthusiasm and passion that ACSA deserves. I believe strongly that the Cardiothoracic SCP is pivotal…

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RCS of Edinburgh Peri-operative Practitioner study day

July 31st, 2016

The RCS of Edinburgh have built on the successful programme from last year to put together a comprehensive programme for those assisting in theatres.

The day is to be held in their central location in Birmingham on the 29th October 2016.

For those interested please find below the application…

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