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Testing times at Talley

Testing times at Talley

Talley are delighted to launch their new product literature and an interactive, tablet based, interface pressure educational Applet. The new brochure focuses on the top of the range Quattro Therapy Mattress Systems and it clearly highlights the clinical...

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Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award

Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award

Wounds UK would like to congratulate Direct Healthcare Services (DHS) on receiving a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in innovation in recognition of its Intelligent Pressure Care Management solution. Intelligent Pressure Care Management, featuring...

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Register now for the first Wounds International webcast of 2016 - Patient involvement in wound care: a platform for change

Register now for the first Wounds International webcast of 2016 - Patient involvement in wound care: a platform for change

Register now for the first Wounds International webcast of 2016, chaired by Professor Zena Moore, focuses on the increasing importance of patient involvement in managing the burden of wound care and maintaining the sustainability of our healthcare systems

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Our response to the NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound care

Our response to the NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound care

Jacqui Fletcher, Karen Ousey and Elizabeth Nichols, the Clinical Editors of Wounds UK and Wound Essentials respond to the current debate about NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound care.

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Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler

Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler

Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler, the world’s first hand held Doppler that combines the best performance in probe sensitivity, with audio clarity and a visual representation of waveforms that have previously only...

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Pioneering Nurse Consultant, Kathryn Vowden, is honoured by Queen

Pioneering Nurse Consultant, Kathryn Vowden, is honoured by Queen

Kathryn Vowden, Nurse Consultant for Acute and Chronic Wound Care at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI), part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the advancement of wound management...

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Ellie Lindsay honoured for service to nursing

Ellie Lindsay honoured for service to nursing

Former district nurse and pioneer of the Leg Club model has been honoured in the Queen's Birthday list for service to nursing with an Order of the British Empire (OBE).

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Events

Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016

Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016

Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2016 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2016, which will be held...

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Editor's picks

Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practice

Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practice

This Quick Guide introduces Suprasorb® X+PHMB, a unique wound dressing for critically colonised or infected wounds and wounds with heavy biofilm. Its HydroBalance technology means it will absorb exudate and donate fluid at the same time, dependent on the...

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Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

Biofilm has been found to be present in a majority of static wounds and may be a key cause of delayed wound healing and a precursor to infection. This Quick Guide provides information on understanding biofilm in static wounds, a clinical algorithm for biofilm...

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Wound management- improving what we can see and addressing what we can’t see

Wound management- improving what we can see and addressing what we can’t see

This microsite follows on from the plenary session, chaired by Jacqui Fletcher at the Wounds UK conference, Harrogate 2015

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Infection prevention and biofilm management in modern wound care

Infection prevention and biofilm management in modern wound care

Symposium presentations filmed at Wounds UK Harrogate 2015.

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Making the Case: Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S

Making the Case: Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S

Cutimed Sorbion Sachet S is a super absorbent dressing for primary wound contact and can be used on moderate to highly exuding acute and chronic wounds. This Making the Case highlights the beneficial properties of this dressing in exudate management and wound...

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A new innovation in treating infected wounds and disrupting biofilms

A new innovation in treating infected wounds and disrupting biofilms

Symposium presentations filmed at Wounds UK Harrogate 2015.

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Quick Guide: AQUACEL Foam dressing in practice

Quick Guide: AQUACEL Foam dressing in practice

Optimal wound management requires a structured approach including holistic assessment, implementation of an appropriate treatment regimen based on attributes of a wound (I.e. highly exuding), and reassessment and documentation at each dressing change. This...

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Using Nanova Therapy System in Practice

Using Nanova Therapy System in Practice

The clinical and economic evidence demonstrates there is a role for innovation to play in improving outcomes for hard-to-heal wounds. A group of experts met in June 2015 to discuss how the Nanova Therapy System™, a novel approach to negative wound pressure...

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Pressure Ulcer Supplement

Pressure Ulcer Supplement

This Pressure Ulcer Supplement of Wounds UK 11-3 brings together contributions from Jacqui Fletcher, Kathryn and Peter Vowden, Zena Moore and Menno van Etten, Michelle Porter, Karen Ousey and colleagues. Topics include: is it necessary to categorise pressure...

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Quick Guide: Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb

Quick Guide: Management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb

Hyperkeratosis is an abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin, caused by over-proliferation of keratin-producing cells. This Quick Guide offers practical guidance to support the management of hyperkeratosis of the lower limb, outlining the important...

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Ag Oxysalts Made Easy

Ag Oxysalts Made Easy

Ag Oxysalts is an advanced silver technology that utilises silver in its most active state (Ag3+), acting quickly to kill bacteria and disrupt biofilms. This Made Easy outlines how Ag Oxysalts is different from other silver technologies and describes a unique...

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Prolevo Range Made Easy

Prolevo Range Made Easy

Since pressure ulcers are cheaper to prevent than treat, there is a drive to minimise their occurrence through prevention initiatives. This Made Easy focuses on the Prolevo range of pressure relieving devices, which can be used as a part of a simple algorithm...

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Quick Guide: Exudate management: Optimising the wound bed

Quick Guide: Exudate management: Optimising the wound bed

Effective exudate management is an essential component of wound healing. The aims of management are to remove excess exudate from the wound and surrounding skin, reduce risk of infection and avoid complications. This quick guide focuses on the Cutimed Sorbion...

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