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Thursday, May 07, 2020

Opening times:
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Crowne Plaza Docklands, Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1AL
JCN contact:
01789 582000

Special Notification

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: this event has been cancelled and will be replaced with a digital study day on April 9th.

All VLU events have been cancelled. However, we're excited that in partnership with L&R we shall be bringing you our FIRST EVER digital study day! On Thursday 9th April, we'll be streaming live on Facebook all of the content you would have seen at the event and you'll be able to register just as many CPD hours as if we were running the event in person! Please see your email for more details or contact us if you would like to find out more.

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VLU Best Practice -
Embracing new ways of working to change lives

This interactive educational event will support you in adopting a solutions based approach to effectively manage VLUs. You will hear about how this approach has been adopted nationally to transform outcomes and have a chance to put new knowledge into practice in a virtual clinic.

You will also have the opportunity to apply for a place on the Clinical Leadership Programme, an educational support programme to further develop your clinical and personal development skills which includes a 2 day event later on in the year.




09:30 - 10:00

Arrival and registration

10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Venous Leg Ulcers in the UK - the Case to Change
Leanne Atkin

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee / tea break

11:15 - 11:45

Self Care Debate
Leanne Atkin / Leanne Calladine

11:45 - 12:45

Interactive and practical workshops (1hr)

  • Policy guidance for everyday practice
  • Empowering your patients to self care

12:45 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:45

Interactive and practical workshops (1hr)

  • Policy guidance for everyday practice
  • Empowering your patients to self care

14:45 - 15:15

Virtual clinic
Leanne Atkin

15:15 - 15:30

Summary, questions and close




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Travelling by car from City Airport:

When exiting the airport, turn right and then at the end of the road, right again. Take the following roundabout and leave it at the first exit. At the next roundabout also take the first exit. At the third roundabout take the third exit. Keep going straight at the next couple of traffic lights. On top of the flyover turn right at the traffic lights. Follow the road towards ExCel, the hotel is on the left hand side.

Travelling by car from Heathrow Airport:

While exiting the airport you follow signs towards the M4. While on the M4, follow signs to the A4 towards the West End. In the West End you will see signs for Docklands/Canary Wharf, which takes you onto the A13/Commercial Road that leads on to the East India Dock Road. You then take the first roundabout you come to which is Canning Town roundabout. You then take the 4th left which will lead you onto Silvertown Way. Go towards the flyover on top of the flyover on the first step of the traffic lights. Turn left which will lead you to the hotel.

Travelling by car from Gatwick Airport:

While exiting the airport, you take a left following signs to the M25 eastbound. Follow the signs to Blackwell Tunnel/Excel Centre, whilst in the tunnel turn left 2nd set of lights, take a left to the flyover. After the flyover take the first left and follow the signs for Excel West, which leads you down to the hotel.

Travelling by public transport from the City:

Take the Jubilee Line to Canning Town. Take the stairs to the Docklands Light Railway platform. Take the train with destination Beckton. Alight the train at the first stop, Royal Victoria. To exit the station, go to the top of the stairs and then right and then down again. Then cross the road and follow the path between the newly built apartment blocks. At the front turn left, then the hotel is on your left hand side.


The hotel offers on-site parking for up to 75 guests which is chargeable. Parking is available on a first come first serve basis with no reservations. Alternatively, we have the ExCeL Centre Parking complex just behind our hotel.