Please note that this is a provisional programme and is subject to change.
Numbers for the optional Basic Life Support Refresher are limited, so please book early to secure a place.
Tuesday 19th May 2020
09.00h Registration, tea and coffee
09.30h Welcome Dr Steve Tristram, Chairman of the BAS
09.30 – 09.45h Managing Expectations
Emma Davies, Cosmetic Nurse Specialist, Dorset
09.45 – 10.05h Ensuring good governance in microsclerotherapy practice
10.05 – 10.20h Post-treatment management following microsclerotherapy
10.20 – 10.50h Strategies for improving the outcome of sclerotherapy for C1 veins
10.50 – 11.20h Coffee (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)
11.20 – 11.40h Litigation – what are the risks
11.40 – 12.00h Lessons learned in a lifetime of treating veins
Bruce Campbell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Exeter
12.00 – 12.20h Debate: “This House Believes Compression Is Important After Microsclerotherapy”
12.20– 12.40h How to take good before and after photographs
Kevin Jacob, Illingworth Research Group
12.25– 12.55h Good light and magnification vs gadgets and physics
Zola Mzimba, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Derry, County Londonderry
12.55 – 14.00h Lunch (visit trade exhibition and poster presentations)
13.00 – 14.00h Basic Life Support refresher (Restricted numbers, separate registration required)
14.00 – 15.15h Live Demonstrations
15:15 – 15:30h Tea
15.30 – 16.50h Afternoon session
15.30 – 15.45h Managing Complaints
Hamilton Fraser Insurance
15.45 – 16.00h Providing health education advice to patients
16.00 – 16.20h Pelvic congestion syndrome – methods of management
16:20 – 16:35h Venous diameter, clinical severity and quality of life – does the size of the incompetent vein matter?
Mr Manj Gohel, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cambridge
16.35 – 16.50h Tips, tricks and unusual cases from members of the BAS
Chaired by Steve Tristram.
17:00h Annual General Meeting (BAS Members Only)