Leg Ulcer Charity at The College of Phlebology’s 2nd International Veins Meeting

14th – 16th March 2018

30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

The College of Phlebology’s 2nd International Veins Meeting will have significant impact in the venous world.

The meeting will continue to be held on 14th, 15th and 16th March 2018, in an iconic London venue, close to Euston station.

The Leg Ulcer Charity is delighted to announce that it will be hosting 3 days of live demonstrations, workshops and educational sessions in conjunction with the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation at The College of Phlebology’s 2nd International Veins Meeting.

During this conference there will be lectures, live operations and workshops all relating to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of leg ulcers. The course will be run by experts in leg ulcers, and scientists involved in understanding the best ways to assess and treat different leg ulcers.

There will also be a live streamed ultrasound scan and procedure with a leg ulcer patient.

Discussions and workshops will include:

  • How we diagnose: Live duplex ultrasound scan of venous leg ulcer patient
  • Live endovenous procedure on leg ulcer patient
  • Correct assessment of patient with Leg Ulcer – Why aren’t the NICE Guidelines being followed?
  • The biology of venous leg ulcers
  • Workshops: A visual journey through the venous system
  • How Leg Clubs support community nurses for better patient outcomes
  • Ulcer dressings – new and old
  • Economics of leg ulcer management at an international level
  • Exercise and mobility
  • Evaluation of new diagnostic modalities in lymphedema
  • Devices to help venous pumping in the immobile patient
  • Nutrition in the leg ulcer patient
  • New devices to help ulcer healing
  • Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy for stasis veins under leg ulcers
  • Choosing the right patient where local anaesthetic endovenous surgery might cure a leg ulcer
  • Prize Awards for best oral and e-poster abstracts presented
  • And so much more!


  • Professor Mark Whiteley
  • Ellie Lindsay OBE
  • Sergio Gianesini
  • Alan Elstone
  • Jacqui Fletcher
  • Guido Ciprandi
  • Joy Tickle
  • Arkadiusz Jawien
  • Kathleen Finlayson
  • Giovanni Mosti
  • Rebecca Ewell
  • Susan Ostler

This course will help anyone who treats patients with leg ulcers to understand this horrible condition in more depth.

Delegates will learn more about the assessments and treatments that they currently perform, and will learn new ways to assess and treat patients – including those whom they should refer for possible cure.

The meeting will appeal to Venous Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Radiologists, Vascular Technologists, Vascular Scientists, Phlebologists, Nurses, GP’s, Medical and Nursing students alike.

The Leg Ulcer Charity hopes to welcome everyone interested in treating patients with leg ulcers to this event in London.

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The Leg Ulcer Charity has been set up to empower patients, their families and their carers to understand their condition and to know what to ask for to get a cure if possible – and if not, to find out why not.

The Leg Ulcer Charity is a UK registered charity

Registered at Companies House – Company Number: 08527120 Registered with UK Charities Commission – Registration Number: 1152113