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Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award

Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award

Wounds UK would like to announce that Virgin Care’s Tissue Viability Nursing Team has been shortlisted for a Patient Safety Award for their work on pressure ulcer prevention which showed significant reductions in pressure ulcers reported. Jenny and the...

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Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group, owner of award-winning healthcare manufacturer Direct Healthcare Services, has acquired Nightingale Care Beds, a leading provider of specialist bariatric products. Nightingale, based in Wrexham, has more than 20 years’ experience...

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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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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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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

TCC-EZ: Making the Case

TCC-EZ: Making the Case

Prevalence of diabetes continues apace in the UK and the knock-on effect of this on patients, clinicians and the economy should not be understated. Some 80% of UK spend on diabetes is used to treat complications associated with the condition: £600m–£700m...

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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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