BAS 2020 Conference Programme

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.

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

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
                                     Solicitor TBA

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.

16:50h                          CLOSE

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


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