BAS 2019 Conference Programme

Please note that numbers for the optional Basic Life Support Refresher are limited, so book early to secure a place.

Venue: Dorney Lake Conference Centre,  Eton College Rowing Centre, Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor SL4 6QP

Tuesday 14th May 2019

09.00h                           Registration, tea and coffee

09.30h                           Welcome        Dr Steve Tristram, Chairman of the BAS

09.30 – 09.45h             The role of duplex ultrasound and
                                       CW Doppler ultrasound evaluation of patients undergoing sclerotherapy
                                       Colin Weir, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Craigavon.

09.45 – 10.05h             Endovenous treatments for varicose veins: how to choose the right one for your patient.
                                      Marianne De Maeseneer, Rotterdam

10.05 –  10.20h            Selection of treatments for varices following ablation of the saphenous vein
                                     Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

10.20 – 10.50h             Assessing the risk of venous thrombosis in your patients
                                     Tamara Everington, Consultant Haematologist

10.50 – 11.20h     Coffee (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)

11.20 – 11.40h              Painless treatment of varicose veins with ClariVein® and sclerotherapy
                                     Stephen Blair, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Wirral

11.40 – 12.00h             The role of laser treatment for thread veins
                                     Ian Franklin, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

12.00 – 12.15h             Sclerosants – how they work: a little pharmacology
                                     Philip Coleridge Smith, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, London

12.15 – 12.35h             Complications of Sclerotherapy – 15 Year Experience of A Single Practitioner
                                     Haroun Gajraj, Phlebologist, Dorset.

12.35 – 14.00h     Lunch (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)

13.00 – 14.00h             Basic Life Support refresher                                                                                                                                                      (Restricted numbers, separate registration required)

 Live Demonstrations

14.00 – 14.30h           Foam sclerotherapy: Philip Coleridge Smith           

14.15 – 15.15h             Microsclerotherapy: Julie Halford, Kate England

14.30 – 15.15h             Video session – concurrently with sclerotherapy demonstrations

15:15 – 15:30h     Tea

15.30 – 16.50h             Afternoon session

15.30 – 15.45h             Microsclerotherapy Marketing
                                     Emma Davies, Cosmetic Nurse Specialist, Dorset   

15.45 – 16.00h             Managing the patient journey
                                     Claire Judge, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Royal Free Hospital, London

16.00 – 16.20h             How to manage venous ulcers
                                      Andrew Bradbury, Birmingham

16.20 – 16.35h             Venous treatments in Europe: Who does the treatment and who pays?
                                     Marianne De Maeseneer, Rotterdam

16.35 – 16.50h             Tips, tricks and unusual cases from members of the BAS
                                      Chaired by Steve Tristram.

16:50h                          CLOSE

17:00h                          Annual General Meeting (BAS Members Only)


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