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Sponsorship scheme for overseas cardiologists and cardiac surgeons
The Children’s Heart Disease Trust, an Edinburgh based charity, fund this sponsorship scheme for overseas cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. This scheme was launched in May 2016 and is run from the British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA) platform. The charity will support applicants to spend up to four weeks visiting clinical centres in the UK to develop their knowledge and skills.
The 2019 application deadline was 5pm, Friday 17 May 2019. Applicants and their UK sponsors will be informed of BCCA Council's decision following the next BCCA Council meeting held in June.
Reports received from previous sponsorship scheme recipients
Scheme not run in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Awarded to a recipient who had plans to visit UK for placement during 2020. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, visit was not possible.
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