RSM Venous Forum annual meeting 2018: Trainee day


Wednesday 27 June 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Venous Forum



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about this event

The trainee masterclass day is back again for another fantastic year.

Get the opportunity to network with professionals in the venous field, gaining invaluable advice for exams and on working in this specialty

The trainee day is a part of the RSM Venous Forum annual meeting, which educates and informs delagates about what is happening in the venous specialty. 

To find out more information and book onto the annual meeting, click here.

Gain a complimentary place at the Trainee Masterclass

Trainees and Nurses that are attending both days of the annual conference (Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 June), can have a complimentary place at the Trainee Masterclass on Wednesday 27 June 2018. If you would like to claim your place, please email and the Event Coordinator can register your place. 


trainee masterclass dinner

Medtronic have kindly offered to hold a dinner for the delegates and speakers of the Trainee masterclass. This is free to attend and is a great opportunity to network with your fellow delegates and the speakers. 

The dinner will be held at Côte Brasserie Charlotte Street at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 26th June 2018.

If you would like to attend the dinner please email Once you have booked yourself onto the meeting or emailed me for your complimentary place.

Places are limited and can fill up fast so please let me know as soon as possible if you would like to attend (no later than Monday 18th June 2018).  

When you email me, please send me any dietary requirements you may have, so I can pass these onto the restaurant. 


* Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here

*Programme subject to change


8.00 am


8.25 am

Welcome and introduction

Mr Ian Franklin, Honorary Secretary, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

8.30 am

Key venous papers to know

Professor Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

8.50 am

How to pass the exam

Professor Ian Chetter, Chair of Surgery, Hull York Medical School, Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, University of Hull

9.00 am

What the exam is really like

Mr Tristan Lane, Clinical Lecturer and ST7 Vascular Surgeon, Imperial College London

9.10 am

What the exam is really like

Mr Tom Wallace, NIHR Clinical Lecturer and ST7 Vascular Surgery, Hull York Medical School and Health Education Yorkshire and Humber

9.20 am

Panel discussion

9.35 am

Foam sclerotherapy technique for trincal reflux

Mr Simon Ashley, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Plymouth Vein Clinic, Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital

9.45 am

Foam sclerotherapy technique for smaller veins

Dr Claudine Hamel-Desnos, Vascular Medicine, Saint Martin Private Hospital, France

10.00 am

Tea and coffee break

10.30 am

All you need to know about venous stenting

Mr Stephen Black, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

10.45 am

Upper limb DVT: What next after the heparin?

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

11.00 am

How to modernise DVT treatment in your hospital

Mr Chung Lim, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

11.15 am

Technique and contradictions to endovenous cyanoacrylate glue

Mr Sudip Ray, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

11.30 am

Techniques for recurrent varicose veins

Mr David Greenstein, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Varicose Vein Centre, Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth

11.45 am

Some patients are best treated in staged local anaesthetic procedures rather than in one go

Tom Wallace

12.00 pm


12.30 pm

Lessons from Eschar and EVRA

Mr Manj Gohel, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.50 pm

The ulcer that doesn't heal with compression: What next?

Miss Sophie Renton, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital

1.10 pm

Making a success of private practice in 2018: Things I wish I'd been told as a senior trainee

Mr Ravinder Singh-Ranger, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, The Great Western Hospital

1.30 pm

Closing remarks

Mr Isaac Nyamekye

1.35 pm

Closing remarks

Mr Isaac Nyamekye

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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Kirsty HensonTel: 02072903918 Email: arrow