News

Thursday, 20 May 2021

Proposed changes to varicose vein MBS items

Dear College Members, Please see below correspondence from the Australian Government Department of Health regarding proposed changes to varicose vein MBS items from 1 November 2021. The college will be preparing a submission notifying the departmen

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Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Dr Louis Grondin

The ACP was saddened to hear of the passing this week of our colleague and friend Dr Louis Grondin. Dr Grondin was a past UIP Vice President and Past President of the Canadian Society of Phlebology. He inspired many with his intellect and charm and w

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Thursday, 04 March 2021

Professor Ken Myers

Professor Myers was a world-renowned vascular surgeon and luminary in Australian and International Phlebology.  He championed minimally invasive endovenous techniques and was at the forefront of ultrasound-guided-sclerotherapy and endovenous las

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Thursday, 04 February 2021

Greetings from the new College President

Dear ACP members, Greetings to everyone for the new year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas and new year break despite the ongoing restrictions due to the pandemic. In case you were not aware, in November last year I was electe

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

President's Report 2020

Dear Colleagues At the end of the presidential triennium it is timely to reflect on what has been achieved, and also what goals and challenges lie ahead.  From the outset, I have viewed this as a joint presidency between Dr Simon Thibault and my

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

New College President

On the 28 November 2020, Dr Simon Thibault became the President of the Australasian College of Phlebology. We would like to congratulate Dr Thibault on becoming the 5th President of the College and look forward to working with him through his term as

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

Board Election Results

The elections results for the selection of the ACP board members for 2021 were presented during the AGM held on the 28 November.The composition of the board for 2021 is:Steve BensonPaul DinnenJoseph GraceDavid HuberChris LekichLisa MarksPeter Paraske

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Monday, 23 November 2020

Board Elections

Voting will close at midnight on Thursday 26 November 2020. The results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting which will be held on 28 November 2020. If you are a fellow of the college and have not received the link to vote please email a

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Monday, 09 November 2020

2020 Board Nominations

Nominations are called for Board positions of the Australasian College of Phlebology. The ACP Constitution provides that the Board positions are to be elected by and from the Fellows of the College only. Please indicate who you wish to nominate and

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Monday, 04 May 2020

ISSVA Online Workshop 2020

As you’re aware, the COVID-19 novel coronavirus has caused a number of travel disruptions and we regret to inform you that the ISSVA 2020 meeting scheduled to take place 12-15 May 2020 in Vancouver, Canada has been postponed by two full ye

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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Coil Embolization Position Statment

The ACP in conjunction with the UIP, ANZSVS, AVF, AVLS and IRSA have released a position statement on coil embolization which has been published in the journal Phlebology. The article is titled:Coil embolization for the treatment of periphe

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Thursday, 26 March 2020

COVID-19 Updates

The College is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential impact on college members and the community. The situation is evolving rapidly and the information posted here will continue to be updated as developments occur. Members should

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Friday, 10 May 2019

UIP2018 Abstracts

A number of UIP2018 delegates have asked where the abstracts for UIP2018 are located. These are available online from International Angiology, or by using the following link. 

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019

UIP2019 Chapter Meeting

Dear Members, Please see below information regarding the upcoming UIP Chapter Meeting to be held in Krakow from the 25 - 27 August 2019. Only 4 days left for the extended deadline for the early registration and the submission of abstracts

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Thursday, 31 January 2019

New book from Prof. Ken Myers

A History of the Circulation: In Health and Disease Author: Kenneth Myers This is a study of the circulation from prehistoric times to the present. From the ill-conceived ideas of Galen of Pergamon to the first full description of the circulation

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Sunday, 20 January 2019

The Venous Symposium 10th Anniversary

The Venous Symposium has become the premier international conference on issues and treatment related to vein pathology. This symposium delivers practical education and updates on the current knowledge and management of venous disease.  Whether

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Thursday, 03 January 2019

IMCAS 31 January to 2 February 2019

IMCAS returns to Paris, France to host the 21st edition of IMCAS Annual World Congress at the Palais des Congrès from 31 January to 2 February 2019.   With an expectant number of 10,000 international delegates and over 700 speakers, thi

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Tuesday, 01 January 2019

New Zealand Order of Merit

I am pleased to announce that our very own Chancellor Prof. Andre van Rij has received the honour of the New Zealand Order of Merit. You can view the full list here: https://dpmc.govt.nz/publications/new-year-honours-list-2019 Congratulations on t

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Sunday, 23 December 2018

Newly Elected Board for 2019

To see the list go here.

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