Posted: June 27, 2017

VASBI Annual Meeting 2017: Registration NOW OPEN


Registration for the upcoming VASBI Annual Meeting 2017 is now open. Register online using the link below, alternatively, download and complete a registration form and return it to:

Or for postal registration, send your completed registration form to:

Ruth Moss, VASBI Conference Office, PO BOX 2769, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 4WR


Useful Links:

Online Registration

Online Exhibition Stand Booking

Further Information


Posted: October 20, 2016

RCS Vascular Access for Dialysis Course Dec 15th & 16th

The Royal College of Surgeons Vascular Access for Dialysis Course will be held on December 15th &16th.

The course is suitable for surgical trainees as well as consultants wanting to update knowledge and decision making.  It is delivered through interactive lectures, discussions and cadaveric surgery.

For more details see the flyer (vascular-access-2016-1)

Posted: October 10, 2016

VASBI Training Day: March 8th-9th 2017


After the success of the inaugural event in 2016 we can announce the date of the training day for 2017

Posted: October 10, 2016

Save the date: VASBI 2017



Posted: October 10, 2016

Vascular Access Society Congress


The Congress of the Vascular Access Society will be held in Ljubljana in 2017

Topics will include:

Facilitation of AVF maturation

Hand ischaemia

Salvage of failing access

Access and mortality

Endovascular & Surgical advances

See for details

Posted: July 26, 2016

VASBI AGM Programme now confirmed

Queens hotel

This year’s meeting will be in Leeds on September 22nd & 23rd

The programme & registration form is available here

Registration fees:

Nursing staff & allied health professionals, £165

Medical trainees, £200

Consultants, £300

The conference fee includes meeting registration, the conference dinner & annual VASBI subscription

Posted: May 26, 2016

9th Northern Access Meeting

Announcing the 9th Northern Access Meeting

A multi-disciplinary symposium for professionals caring for vascular access for haemodialysis

July 13th

Cedar Court Hotel, Huddersfield

Attendance is free.

To book your place please contact Marta Szobska at

For details click.  Sessions will include:

  • Developing national nursing competency standards
  • Clinical assessment of new and troublesome access
  • Update on access surveillance
  • First needling of fistulas
  • Use of bedside ultrasound in access assessment and needling
  • Management of high output heart failure
  • Current indications for early cannulation grafts
  • Future developments in dialysis access
  • What the dialysis team need to know about kidney transplantation

Posted: April 12, 2016

Charing Cross Vascular Access Course


CX Vascular Access Course (Charing Cross Symposium)

The Charing Cross Vascular Access Course is one event within the Charing Cross Symposium to be held in Olympia Grand, London, UK.

You can attend the course (27–29 April 2016) as part of CX or with a registration just for the course. Please see: for more details.

For programme details follow:

The course will provide both experts and those new to the field with invaluable insights into the challenges currently facing haemodialysis vascular access, and the methods used to overcome them.

The three-day course consists of:

Posted: January 28, 2016

Trainee Training Day, March 8th, Birmingham

VASBI logoWe are proud to announce the first VASBI training day for clinical trainees on March 8th.  The programme is designed to be of interest to all specialties (radiology, nephrology, access surgeons etc) caring for patients on dialysis.

The Programme will include:

– Choosing HD, PD or conservative care

– Which vascular access for this patient?

– When to use central venous catheters

– What dialysis dose for this patient?

– What a radiologist can do for a patient on HD

– Managing nephrological emergencies

– Radiological and surgical strategies for access complications

The format will consist of lectures in the morning and interactive MDT in the afternoon.

The venue will be the Post Graduate Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham (9.15 registration).

To register please send a cheque for £50 to:

Ruth Moss, VASBI, PO Box 2769, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 4WR.

The cheque will be returned to you on the day!

Posted: January 28, 2016

Dialysis Access Nurses Annual Meeting & Training Day

VASBI logoThis year’s Dialysis Access Nurses Annual Meeting & Training Day will be held at the Royal Free on April 29th.  Click here for programme details.  For more information and to register contact Kristine Paule (