Useful Links

The annals of thoracic surgeryThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Providing coverage of recent progress in chest and cardiovascular surgery and related fields.


Scot BloodScottish National Blood Transfusion Service

SNBTS is the specialist provider of transfusion medicine in Scotland, supplying high quality blood, tissues, cells and services.


royal college of surgeons logoRoyal College of Surgeons

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care.


RCoA logoThe Royal College of Anaesthetists

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty throughout the UK, and it ensures the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.


NHS blood and transplant logoNHS Blood and Transplant

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) manages the national voluntary donation system for blood, tissues, organs and stem cells turning these precious donations into products that can be used safely to the benefit of the patient.


nata logoNetwork for the Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives

The Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives (NATA) is a multidisciplinary society comprised of anesthesiologists, intensivists, surgeons, hematologists and transfusion medicine specialists interested in promoting improved use of blood components and transfusion alternatives in everyday clinical practice.


British orthopaedic associationBritish Orthopaedic Association

The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) is the Surgical Specialty Association for Trauma and Orthopaedics in the UK.


Society of perfusionists logoSociety of Perfusionists

The Society of Perfusionists, as it was previously known, was formed in 1974 and its main objectives are to promote the advancement of perfusion technology and to represent the interests of Clinical Perfusionists.