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April 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:49–50 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.014 Online First

Growing need for trainees in adult congenital heart disease in the UK

Kate English, Aisling Carroll, S M Afzal Sohaib, Michael Stewart, Russell Smith, J Ian Wilson

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The consultant workforce in ACHD in the UK is small, and faces substantial shortages. With very few trainees currently opting to train in ACHD, the workforce will fall even further behind, as patient numbers and complexity increase.5 A career in congenital heart disease – what does it offer the cardiologist? A career in ACHD offers a professional lifetime of endless variation. In outpatients, you will see patients with infinitely variable anatomy and often complex physiology, over the course of many years, and through many medical and non-medical lifetime events. Fewer patients need inpatient care, and, when required, this is usually due to

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May 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:291-3

Coarctation of the aorta: a life-long disease of the entire vascular system

Mark Turner, Dirk Wilson, Andrew J Marshall

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