About this event

  • Date and time Tue 21 Sep 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:50pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Venous Forum

This second episode of the Venous Forum 2021 series will explore the risk of thrombosis with COVID-19, long covid and COVID vaccines. This webinar will also address the management of wound care and developments in the service following the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this webinar you will:

  • Learn about the controversial issues surrounding vaccine complications

  • Learn how best to advise patients with a history of thrombotic problems who are concerned about getting vaccinated

  • Understand the risk of thrombosis with COVID-19 and long covid
  • Explore how the nurse-led varicose vein service in Newcastle is helping to deal with the backlog of venous workload

This webinar has free CPD accreditation. 

The annual Venous Forum 2021 webinar series will provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases.

Book the other episodes of the series now:

Episode 1 - The Venous Forum prize meeting, pelvic venous disorders and interventions - Tuesday 14 September 2021

Episode 3 - Who should perform diagnostic venous scanning and the complex venous MDT - Tuesday 28 September 2021

Join in the conversation online by using #RSMVF21
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The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 

The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

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Key speakers

Professor Beverley Hunt

Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, King’s College London and Consultant in Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Leanne Atkin

Dr Leanne Atkin

Vasular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield

Speaker's biography

Dr Leanne Atkin PhD MHSc RGN is a Research Fellow at University of Huddersfield additionally being Vascular Nurse Consultant at Mid Yorks NHS Trust.  She completed her Masters degree in Advanced Nursing Practice 2010 and her PhD in 2017, her research focus was the treatment and management of peripheral arterial disease.  Her passions include leg ulcer management, quality agenda, peripheral arterial disease and advanced wound management.  She has published over 50 articles related to lower limb ulceration, vascular diseases, wound assessment, and quality of life.  Additionally, she is an active researcher running several studies as chief and principle investigator.  She is currently leading the ‘Legs Matter’ campaign aiming to raise patient and public awareness of lower limb conditions and working with the National Wound Care Strategy chairing the lower limb stream of work.

Siobhan Roberts

Siobhan Roberts

Ambulatory Wound Care Clinic Team Leader, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Speaker's biography

Siobhan Roberts qualified as an Adult Nurse in March 2009. Since qualifying, Siobhan has worked as a community nurse in Oldham and during this time she completed her Leg Ulcer management course (N18). She also completed her Community Specialist Practitioner degree in September 2016 and as part of the course, she became a qualified V150 prescriber. In 2017 she was employed as a District Nurse team leader and she also qualified as a Practice teacher which enabled her to support teaching and learning in practice.  Siobhan then moved to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in December 2019 where she was successfully appointed as the Ambulatory Wound Care Clinic Service Lead. Siobhan’s passion is leg ulcer management, promoting self-care and leading change to improve services for patients to ensure high-quality effective care. The global pandemic and timely launch of the NWCSP have enabled Siobhan, her team and the wider MDT to implement essential changes within the city of Sheffield to improve the delivery of Lower Limb Management to patients within the community. This has improved collaborative working and resulted in providing a more cost-effective service with improved patient outcomes and an increased healing rate.

Mr George Smith

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Vascular Surgery

Agenda

View the programme

Welcome and introduction

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

Part one: COVID-19 and thrombosis

Chair: Professor Gerry Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Newcastle University

Thrombotic complications of COVID-19 vaccines

To be confirmed

COVID-19 and long COVID-19 – what is the thrombosis risk?

Professor Beverley Hunt, Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, King’s College London and Consultant in Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion

Part two: Developing the wound care service and tackling the COVID-19 backlog

Transformation wound care

Dr Leanne Atkin, Vasular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield

Making legs matter during the pandemic

Siobhan Roberts, Ambulatory Wound Care Clinic Team Leader, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Transforming wound care in the community - National Wound Strategy Programme

Mr George Smith, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Vascular Surgery

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Online

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 
The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, as a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in the future on various internet channels.

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