Journal articlesA call for change: implementation of venous leg ulcer care pathways

A call for change: implementation of venous leg ulcer care pathways

29/06/17 | Leg Ulcers, Service delivery | Alan Elstone

With the election now behind us, we can begin to consider the challenges facing the NHS and the way forward for our patients. We are all aware of the increasing demands on the service, the need for efficiency savings and the rising scarcity of resources. Therefore, we must ensure that the activities we undertake as healthcare professionals are of high value and follow the relevant care pathways (NHS England, 2016). This will enable us to provide evidence-based care and prevent unwarranted variation in outcomes for our patients.