SCTS Ionescu Nursing & Allied Health Professional Fellowship Award

SCTS Education is delighted to announce two Ionescu fellowships of £2,500 per fellow for Nursing & Allied Health Professionals (AHP) in the development of their current role.

The award will assist with travel, accommodation and support. The aim of the award is to broaden and deepen the fellowship experience within or outside the UK.

The successful fellows will be working with the similar professionals in the UK or abroad, e.g:

  • Nurses
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Surgical Care Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse VAD Practitioners
  • Isolated Organ Perfusion Practitioners

To be eligible, applicants must be a qualified nurse or AHP currently working within the field of cardiothoracic surgery with at least 3 - 5 years experience as a:

  • Cardiothoracic Nurse
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Surgical Care Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse VAD Practitioner
  • Isolated Organ Perfusion Practitioner / ECMO Practitioner

Other Applicants must be associate members of SCTS and professionally registered members of NMC / HCPC working within Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Successful applicants will begin the fellowship before 31st December 2015. Successful applicants will be notified at the SCTS/ACTA Annual Meeting to be held at Manchester Central on 25-27th March 2015.

At completion of the fellowship the Nursing or AHP fellows will present their outcomes at the SCTS Annual Meeting in Birmingham 2016.

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2015 at 16:00.

Please send the completed application to with the subject line “NURSING & AHP FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION-2015”. Applicants must include their current CV along with a proposal detailing how this award will enable the individual to promote and/or develop their Nursing / AHP role.

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