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: Annual Meeting Prize

Prize: 1st: £250, 2nd: £200, 3rd: £150, poster prize: £200

Submission deadline: Thursday 18 April 2019

Open to: Medical students and trainees.

Apply here

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic relating to the Venous Forum annual meeting. The abstract should be structured to include aims, methods, results and conclusions.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present an oral presentation at a Venous Forum meeting. A selection of submissions that not shortlisted for oral presentation will be invited to present a poster at the meeting. All accepted abstracts will be published in Phlebology.

Tickets

Normal pricing available until 16 June 2019.

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

Please note: Day 3 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.

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. 

Agenda

View the programme 17 June 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

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

Symposium: Private practice

The changing landscape of private practice

Chris Khoo, Plastic Surgeon and Vice Chair, FIPO

Medical indemnity costs

Dr Michael Devlin, Head of Professional Standards, MDU

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

Matt James, CEO PHIN

Salaried private practice, the Schoen Clinic experience

Colin Natali, Consultant Spinal Surgeon

When healthcare becomes a crime: Lessons from the world of medical manslaughter

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

How to react when faced by the courts of the GMC (panic or calmly)

Neil Sheldon, Barrister

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

Thrombolysis for VTE/PE in pregnancy

Narayan Karunanithy, Consultant Radiologist

Management of superficial vein thrombosis in pregnancy

Julie Brittenden, Professor of Vascular Surgery

Deep Vein Stenting in the post-partum period

Dr Prakash Saha, King's College London

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

Francis Matthey, Consultant Haematologist

Management of ileofemoral DVT in pregnancy

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer, Vascular Surgeon

Panel discussion
Lunch

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

Complications of pelvic vein embolisation
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, Vascular Surgeon

The Cochrane review of varicose vein interventions

Professor Gerard Stansby, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

The SFP “choose wisely” initiative

Claudine Hamel Desnos

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

James Scurr, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon 

Practical tips for treating varicose veins in PTS patients

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer

The 3RF trial

Mr Isaac Nyamekye, Vascular Consultant

Isolated phlebectomies: effect on reflux and symptoms

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer

Mini panel discussion
Complications and adverse reactions with non-thermal-non-tumescent techniques

Professor Thomasz Urbanek

Mini panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

More venous issues

Chairs: James Scurr and Keith Poskitt

Medicolegal pitfalls in superficial venous, deep venous and acute DVT interventions

John Scurr

Consenting for varicose vein procedures

Ashok Handa

Mini panel discussion
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

Thomasz Urbanek

Mini panel discussion
What should be changed with the CEAP score, especially C4

Kurosh Parsi

Angioscopic appearances of venous disorders

Kurosh Parsi

Mini panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

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
Lunch

American Venous Forum presentations

Chair: Gerry Stansby

Chris Panucci (winner 2018)
Mikel Sadek (winner 2019)
My vision for the UIP

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

The Nyamekye Video Session

Anchor: Isaac Nyamekye

RSM Venous Forum business meeting

Close of day one and drinks reception

Annual dinner

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

Living with Lymphoedema

Mrs B.S.

Surgery for severe lymphoedema

Harry Voesten

Pharmacotherapy for lymphoedema: how far away?

Oliver Lyons

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Symposium: Leg ulceration

Chairs: Jamie Barwell and Nikki Fenwick with opening remarks by Lord Michael Wills

A National Strategy for Leg Ulceration

Keith Poskitt

The National Wound Care Strategy Programme

Una Adderley

Mini panel discussion
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

Patient applied compression in the management of the venous leg ulcer

Jo Dumville

Managing leg ulceration in dementia patients

Michael Fertleman

Mini panel discussion
Skin grafting for leg ulceration: tips and tricks

Colin Davies, Specialist Nurse

Ulcers that masquerade as venous ulcers

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

Management issues with venous ulceration secondary to IV drug use
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

Mini panel discussion

Deep venous interventions

Chairs: Manj Gohel and Stephen Black

Practicalities of starting a deep venous intervention service

Manj Gohel

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

Emma Wilton

The valve holy grail: are we any closer?

Chung Lim

The relationship between posture and iliac vein compression

Chris Lattimer

The forgotten IVC filter: when and how to remove

Steve Black

Panel discussion
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

The implications of the EVRA trial for provision of venous treatments

Manj Gohel

Evidence Based Interventions

Professor Stephen Powis, Medical Director of NHS England

Panel discussion

Sclerotherapy symposium in conjunction with BAS

Chairs: Philip Coleridge Smith and Kurosh Parsi

Truncal and tributary sclerotherapy: how I do it

Kurosh Parsi

 

 

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

Minimising the risks of sclerotherapy

Kurosh Parsi

Domiciliary foam sclerotherapy

Manj Gohel

Sclerotherapy of the sub-ulcer plexus
Tips and tricks for treating subcuticular and thread veins
Panel discussion
Awarding of prizes
Closing remarks

Mr Ian Franklin

Close of meeting

International guest lecture, introduced by Ian Franklin

Skin damage: venous or dermatological

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

Awarding of prizes
Closing remarks

Closing remarks

Close of meeting

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

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