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. 

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 session one: Symposium: Private practice

Chairs: Ian Franklin and Isaac Nyamekye

The changing landscape of independent 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

Panel discussion

All speakers 

Parallel session two: Symposium: When healthcare becomes a crime

Chairs: Professor Roger Kirby and Mr Ken Woodburn

A Surgeon in prison

David Sellu, Consultant Surgeon

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
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
Management of iliofemoral DVT in pregnancy

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer, Vascular Surgeon

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: Julie Brittenden and Ben Freedman

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

Marianne de Maeseneer

The Cochrane review of varicose vein interventions

Gerry Stansby 

The SFP 'choose wisely' initiative

Claudine Hamel Desnos

Panel discussion
Practical tips for treating varicose veins in PTS patients

Marianne de Maeseneer

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

James Scurr

Isolated phlebectomies: effect on reflux and symtoms

Marianne de Maeseneer

Panel discussion
Complications of non-thermal ablation

Alun Davies

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

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

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

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

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

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 and 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

Location

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

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