SVN Conference Programme

Time SVN Conference Programme
08:40 – 08:48 Welcome
08:48 – 10:00 James Purdie Prize Presentations
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee
10:30 Symposium 1: Intervention of the Lower Limb – Chairs: Kate Rowlands and Jayne Burns
10:30 – 10:45 Overview of lower limb disease (10 + 5) – Mr Ayoola Awopetu, Clinical Fellow, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
10:45 – 11:00 Surgical Intervention (10 + 5) – Mr Ayoola Awopetu, Clinical Fellow, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
11:00 – 11:15 Endovascular Intervention (10 + 5) – Dr Owen Rees, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
11:15 – 11:30 MDT audience discussion – with Ayoola & Owen
11:30 Symposium 2: Vascular Pharmacology – Chairs: Sue Ward and Kate Rowlands
11:30-11:45 Caring for the Iloprost Patient (10 + 5) – Jason Clark, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Royal Sussex County Hospital
11:45-12:00 Pharmacological Issues in Chronic Oedema ( 10 + 5) – Aisling Roberts, Vascular Nurse Specialist, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon
12:00-12:15 Opioid Intolerance and Acute Pain (10 + 5) – Dr Jepegnanam, Consultant Anaesthetist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
12:15-12:30 Managing Neuropathic Pain (10 + 5) – Elizabeth Purser Specialist Pain Nurse, Manchester Royal Infirmary
12:30-13:00 Lunch
13:15-13:30 AGM (SVN members only)
13:30 Symposium 3: Wound Symposium – Chairs: Leanne Atkin and Jane Todhunter
13:30-13:40 Financial and Service Impact of Chronic Wounds (8 + 2) – Dr Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist/Lecturer, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield
13:40-13:55 Are we failing patients with Venous Leg Ulcers (10 + 5) – Jane Todhunter, MSc Vascular Nurse Practitioner, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
13:55-14:10 Innovation in Wound Healing (10 + 5) – Gail Curran, Vascular Research Nurse, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
14:10-14:25 Innovation in Oedema Management (10 + 5) – Tracy Green, Clinical Advisor, Sigvaris
14:25-14:45 Living with a Chronic Wound (15 + 5) – Tracy Goodwin, Patient
14:45-14:50 Legs Matter (3 + 2) – Dr Leanne Atkin, Consultant Vascular Nurse Specialist/Lecturer, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield
14:50-15:20 Coffee
15:20 Symposium 4: New Horizons on Vascular Services – Chairs: Aisling Roberts and Sue Ward
15:20-15:30 Vascular Survey Results (8 + 2) – Rouleaux Club and VERN – Judith Long, Trial Manager, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals
15:30-15:45 NHS England – Vascular Indicators (10 + 5) – Donna Waters, Senior Quality Manager, Quality Surveillance Team / Internal Medicine Programme of Care Lead for QST – NHS England
15:45-16:00 Provision of services update (10 + 5) – Mr Kevin Varty, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
16:00-16:30 Joint debate with Rouleaux Club – Chair: Nikki Fenwick:

Should Claudicants join the Gym rather than meet the Radiologist?

For: Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist/Lecturer, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/ University of HuddersfieldShiva Dindyal, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust

Against: Phillip Stather, Vascular Registrar, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust Gail Curran, Vascular Research Nurse, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

16:30-17:00 Award presentations: James Purdie, Bursaries, Life-time Achievement
17:00 Close of Meeting