About this section

The Venous Forum’s purpose is to promote healthcare in the field of venous disease, provide information for the public and healthcare professionals on the management of venous disease, and to encourage research into new technologies with the aim of improving care of patients with venous disease and to define and continually improve standards for the delivery of healthcare in the field of venous disease.

Management of patients with leg ulcers

The RSM Venous Forum council has created a document that is intended to aid physicians when treating patients with leg ulcers: Download Management of Patients with Leg Ulcers.

The Venous Forum 2020 webinar series

This series will provide insightful updates and discussions on a huge spectrum of topics and important aspects of venous diseases. Experts from across the venous specialty will share their expertise and offer insight into new developments and methods within the field.

Advice on VTE prophylaxis for varicose vein procedures

The RSM Venous Forum council has created a document that is intended to aid physicians when treating patients with VTE prophylaxis: Download Advice on VTE prophylaxis for varicose vein procedures

VF Newsletter Summer 2020

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Mr Ian John Franklin
President
Mr Manjit Singh Gohel
Honorary Secretary
Mr Abdusalam Abu-Own
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming venous events

View all events and webinars being run by the Venous Forum.

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Anti DVT prophylaxis for varicose vein procedures

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Dermatology for venous specialists

This Venous Forum 2020 webinar series will provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases. In this webinar we will be joined by two skin specialists who will discus...
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John Hobbs sclerotherapy session

This Venous Forum 2020 webinar series will provide insightful updates and discussions on important aspects of venous diseases. This third webinar will review sclerotherapy techniques and the use of sc...
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Leg ulceration

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Pelvic venous disorders: Current best practice

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Prizes & awards

Venous Forum: Annual Meeting Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: £200
  • Third prize: £150
  • Poster prize: £200

Submission deadline

Monday 1 March 2021

Open to

Medical students and trainees

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.

Apply here

Venous Forum: Pump Priming Grant

Prize

  • On application

Open to

Trainee specialists under 40 years of age at time of application. 

Application guidelines

Submit an application outlining your research costs and the potential benefits the research will have to the phlebology and endovenous world. 

The applications must be supported with the following documentation:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A letter from your Head of Department and/or a senior colleague/specialist, supporting the application

The successful candidate will be announced at the Venous Forum annual meeting. The winner will be expected to attend the meeting in Annual meeting and give a presentation of their work. 

Submission closed

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