SVN Conference Programme

Time SVN Conference Programme
08:50 Welcome
09:00 James Purdie Prize Presentations
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Symposium 1: Intervention of the Lower Limb
10:30 – 10:45 Overview of lower limb disease – Mr Ayoola Awopetu, Clinical Fellow, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
10:45 – 11:00 Surgical Intervention –,Mr Ayoola Awopetu, Clinical Fellow, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
11:00 – 11:15 Endovascular Intervention – Dr Owen Rees, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
11:15 – 11:30 MDT discussion
11:30 Symposium 2: Vascular Pharmacology
11:30-11:45 Caring for the Iloprost Patient – Jason Clark, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Royal Sussex County Hospital
11:45-12:00 Pharmacological Issues in Chronic Oedema – Aisling Roberts, Vascular Nurse Specialist, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon
12:00-12:15 Opioid Intolerance and Acute Pain – Dr Jepegnanam, Consultant Anaesthetist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
12:15-12:30 Managing Neuropathic Pain – TBC Specialist Pain Nurse, Manchester Royal Infirmary
12:30 Lunch
13:15 AGM (SVN members only)
13:30 Symposium 3: Wound Symposium
13:30-13:45 Financial and Service Impact of Chronic Wounds – Dr Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist/Lecturer, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield
13:45-14:00 Are we failing patients with Venous Leg Ulcers – Wendy Hayes, Vascular Nurse Consultant/Lecturer, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Worcester
14:00-14:15 Innovation in Wound Healing – Gail Curran, Vascular Research Nurse, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
14:15-14:30 Innovation in Oedema Management – Tracy Green, Clinical Advisor, Sigvaris
14:30-14:50 Living with a Chronic Wound – Tracy Goodwin, Patient
14:50 Coffee
15:20 Symposium 4: New Horizons on Vascular Services
15:20-15:30 Vascular Survey Results – Rouleaux Club and VERN
15:30-15:45 NHS England – Vascular Indicators – Nikki Fenwick, SVN President, Vascular Specialist Nurse, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
15:45-16:00 Provision of services update – Mr Kevin Varty, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
16:00 Joint debate with Rouleaux Club:

Should Claudicants join the Gym rather than meet the Radiologist?
For: Dr Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist/Lecturer, Mid,Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield

Against:Mr Shiva Dindyal, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals
Foundation NHS Trust,Mr Phillip Stather, Vascular Registrar, Cambridge University HospitalsNHS Trust

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