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.
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.
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.
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
Click to access the RSM Venous Forum news - summer 2020
- First prize: £250
- Second prize: £200
- Third prize: £150
- Poster prize: £200
Monday 1 March 2021
Medical students and trainees
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.
- On application
Trainee specialists under 40 years of age at time of application.
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.
For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.
For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership.
For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification in a healthcare-related subject, in the UK or overseas.