A Cardiologist deals specifically with heart conditions diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the cardiovascular system, which includes the heart and the blood vessels. Will be dealing with a range of patients from babies, young children to elderly.
To become a Cardiologist, you will need to have completed a
- degree in medicine recognised by the General Medical Council,
- two-year foundation programme which specialises in cardiology
- complete a 2 year general medical training or three year ACCS programme
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- Excellent communication skills,
- the ability to work well in a team
- good problem solving abilities
- able to work well under pressure
- an interest in effective medical therapies
- the ability to react quickly and make decisions
£22,000 to £30,000