About this event

  • Date and time Mon 17 Jun 2019 from 8:30am to 19 Jun 2019 at 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Venous Forum

This series of symposia is sure to intrigue and provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases including; wounds and healing, varicose vein treatment and a symposium on private practice.

Topics include:

  • The changing landscape of private practice
  • Management of pregnancy related thrombotic problems, including superficial vein thrombosis, iliac view thrombosis and thrombolysis of massive PE in pregnancy
  • Provision of venous services
  • Improving the care of patients with leg ulceration
  • Improving outcomes from sclerotherapy
  • Angioscopy

Venous Forum: Trainee Masterclass

Wednesday 19 June 2019 

Day 3, the Trainee Masterclass, is for trainees and students only who have booked on for days 1 and 2. There is no CPD available for day 3 therefore only trainees and students are encouraged to book this session.

 

The Venous Forum Annual Dinner

Monday 17 June 2019 at 7.30pm

You are invited to the Venous Forum annual dinner at the beautiful Chandos House, a Grade I listed Georgian townhouse in the heart of Central London. Enjoy a social drinks reception followed by a sophisticated dinner. Only £69pp, pre-book on the event webpage.

 

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Boston Scientific, Frontiere Medical, Medical Billing Direct, Medtronic, Second Skin, Sigvaris and STD Pharmaceuticals

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Tickets

Normal pricing available until 16 June 2019.

40% off when you book to attend both days! (This will automatically update in the basket).

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£150.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£150.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£40.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
RSM Associate
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£70.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£70.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£40.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
RSM Trainee
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£70.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£70.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£0.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£70.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£70.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£40.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
RSM Student
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£30.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£30.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£0.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£180.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£180.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£80.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
Trainee
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£80.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£80.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£0.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£80.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£80.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£80.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June
Student
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
£40.00 Meeting - day one - Monday 17th June
£69.00 Dinner
(optional)
£40.00 Meeting - day two - Tuesday 18th June
£0.00 Trainees masterclass - day three - Wednesday 19 June

Key speakers

Professor Stephen Powis

National Medical Director of NHS England and Professor of Renal Medicine at University College London.

Lord Michael Wills

Baron Wills PC, British Labour Party politician.

Associate Professor Kurosh Parsi

Head of the Department of Dermatology at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.

Professor Tomasz Urbanek

Professor of medical sciences, Department and Clinic of General Surgery and Vessels of the Faculty of Medicine in Katowice SUM, Poland.

Professor Marianne de Maeseneer

Vascular Surgeon, and Associate Editor for the European Journal for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, handling venous manuscripts, and one of the UIP Vice Presidents, Belgium. 

Mr Chris Khoo

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, and Vice Chair of FIPO.

Mr Neil Sheldon

Barrister, In 2018 he was named ‘Public Law Barrister of the Year UK’ by The Lawyer Monthly. 

David Sellu

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Agenda

View the programme 17 June 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Ian Franklin, President, Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Parallel Sessions: Symposium 1: Private practice OR Symposium 2: When healthcare becomes a crime

Chairs of 'Private Practice': Ian Franklin and Isaac Nyamekye

Auditorium: Naim Dangoor Auditorium 

Chairs of 'When healthcare becomes crime': Professor Roger Kirby and Mr Ken Woodburn

Auditorium: Guy Whittle Auditroium

8:30am: The changing landscape of independent practice

Chris Khoo, Plastic Surgeon and Vice Chair, FIPO

8:30am: A Surgeon in prison

David Sellu

8:45am: Medical indemnity costs

Dr Michael Devlin, Head of Professional Standards, MDU

8:50am: Lessons from the world of medical manslaughter

Jenny Vaughan, Consultant Neurologist, Medicolegal Expert in Gross Negligence Manslaughter

9:00am: Consultants’ obligations under the CMA rulings and the opportunities presented by PHIN to promote private practice

Matt James, CEO PHIN

9:10am: How to react when faced by the courts of the GMC (panic or calmly)

Neil Sheldon, Barrister

9:15am: Salaried private practice, the Schoen Clinic experience

Colin Natali, Consultant Spinal Surgeon

9:30am: Panel discussion

All speakers

9:30am: Panel discussion

All speakers

Tea and coffee break

Symposium: VTE in pregnancy

Chairs: Kaji Srithanan and Sophie Renton

Challenges of VTE in pregnancy

Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Professor of Obstetric Medicine

The significance and interpretation of a raised D-dimer in pregnancy

Francis Matthey, Consultant Haematologist

Management of superficial vein thrombosis in pregnancy

Julie Brittenden, Professor of Vascular Surgery

Panel discussion
Thrombolysis for VTE/PE in pregnancy

Narayan Karunanithy, Consultant Radiologist

Deep Vein Stenting in the post-partum period

Dr Prakash Saha, King's College London

Panel discussion

Pelvic venous interventions

Chairs: Julie Brittenden and Ben Freedman

Effectiveness of venous interventions for chronic pelvic pain: the work of the pelvic venous disorders workgroup

Jane Daniels

Choosing imaging modalities for pelvic venous disorders

Bruce Campbell

Panel discussion
Lunch

Symposium: varicose veins

Chairs: Dan Carradice and Bruce Campbell

What is the goal of vv treatment? Immediate results/QoL/cost

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer

The Cochrane review of varicose vein interventions

Gerry Stansby 

The SFP 'choose wisely' initiative

Dr Claudine Hamel Desnos, Vascular Physician

Panel discussion
Practical tips for treating varicose veins in PTS patients

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer

Evidence for concomitant treatment of GSV and AASV when only one is incompetent

Mr James Scurr, Vascular Surgeon 

Isolated phlebectomies: effect on reflux and symtoms

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer

Panel discussion
Complications of non-thermal ablation

Alun Davies

Complications and adverse reactions with non-thermal-non-tumescent techniques

Professor Tomasz Urbanek

Adverse reaction to endovenous cyanoacrylate adhesive

Iraj Zeynali

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

More venous issues

Chairs: James Scurr and Keith Poskitt

Consenting for varicose vein procedures

Ashok Handa

You must be conkers- does horse chestnut have a meaningful place in the clinical management of chronic venous disease?

Ian Chetter

Sulodexide: indications, outcomes and evidence for use

Professor Tomasz Urbanek

Angioscopic appearances of venous disorders

Professor Kurosh Parsi

Panel discussion

International section

Chair: Gerry Stansby

Mikel Sadek (winner 2019)
My vision for the UIP

Professor Kurosh Parsi

Debates

Chair: Gerry Stansby

Debate one: Since the CAVA and ATTRACT trials, intervention for acute DVT is dead

For: Alun Davies, Against; Chung Lim

Debate two: Modern venous ablation has no need for tumescent anaesthesia

For: Tristan Lane; Against Dan Carradice

Close of day

Drinks reception

Chandos House 

Dinner

Chandos House 

View the programme 18 June 2019

Registration, tea and coffee

Prize Paper Session

Chairs: Abdusalam Abu-Own and Keith Poskitt

Symposium: Lymphoedema and lipoedema

Chairs: Peter Mortimer and Ian Franklin

How to recognise lipoedema

Peter Mortimer

Surgery for severe lymphoedema

Dr Harry G J Voesten

Pharmacotherapy for lymphoedema: how far away?

Oliver Lyons

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Symposium: Leg ulceration

Opening remarks

Lord Michael Wills

The National Wound Care Strategy Programme

Una Adderley

Ulcers that masquerade as venous ulcers

Jane Todhunter, Vascular Nurse Specialist, North Cumbria Acute Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Managing leg ulceration in dementia patients

Michael Fertleman, Consultant Physician and Barrister

Panel discussion
Nurse led endovenous intervention in the management of venous leg ulceration, the pros and cons

Clare Thomson, Advanced Vascular Nurse Practitioner, Royal Bournemouth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Negative wound pressure therapy: the future of venous leg ulcer dressings

George Smith

Shock wave treatment, does it have a part to play in venous leg ulcer healing?

Ian Chetter

Panel discussion
Patient applied compression in the management of the venous leg ulcer

Jo Dumville

Skin grafting for leg ulceration: tips and tricks

Colin Davies, Specialist Nurse

How to identify which patients with leg ulceration require deep venous intervention

Emma Wilton

Panel discussion

All speakers 

Closing remarks

Lord Michael Wills

Lunch

Symposium: Provision of venous services

Chairs: Alun Davies and Isaac Nyamekye

Geographical variation in provision of venous treatments

Dr Dan Carradice, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

The impact of NICE clinical guidelines 168 on varicose vein treatments in the UK

Gerry Stansby

Evidence Based Interventions

Professor Stephen Powis, Medical Director of NHS England

Panel discussion

Symposium: Thrombotic issues

Chairs: Gerry Stansby and Julie Brittenden

DOACs in acute superficial vein thrombosis

Kaji Sritharan

Antiphospholipid syndrome

Karen Breen

What information is needed to make long term anticoagulation decisions after a VTE event?

Will Lester

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

International guest lecture

Introduced by Ian Franklin - Professor Kurosh Parsi, Head of Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

Vascular dermatology for non-dermatologists

Professor Kurosh Parsi, Head of Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

Sclerotherapy symposium in conjunction with BAS

Chairs: Philip Coleridge Smith and Claudine Hamel Desnos

Selecting the optimum sclerosant and liquid/air fraction to treat different types of vein

Professor Kurosh Parsi, Head of Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

Sclerotherapy of the sub-ulcer plexus

Katy Darvall

Minimising the risks of sclerotherapy

Kurosh Parsi

Tips and tricks for treating subcuticular and thread veins

Philip Coleridge Smith

Panel discussion
Awarding of prizes
Close of meeting
View the programme 19 June 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Essential venous papers

Bruce Campbell 

Tips for passing the FRCS exam
Venous ultrasound essentials

Matt Slater, Vascular Scientist

All a venous specialist needs to know about wound dressings and bandaging

Colin Davies

Medicolegal issues in venous practice
Tea and coffee break
Thermal endovenous ablation interventions

Professor Marianne de Maeseneer

Non-thermal endovenous interventions

Tristan Lane

Truncal and tributary foam sclerotherapy – key technical tips for success

Professor Kurosh Parsi

So many endovenous treatments, how do we choose?

Ian Chetter

Phlebectomies – when and how?

Dan Carradice

Tea and coffee break
Upper limb DVT & TOS essentials
Which patients should be considered for acute thrombus removal? How?

Stephen Black 

Investigating the deep system – when and how?

Mr Manj Gohel, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Deep vein stenting procedure – essential equipment and step by step procedure

Mr Chung Lim

Private practice in 2019 – pearls of wisdom

Miss Rebecca Winterborn

Panel dicussion
Close of meeting

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Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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