Journal articlesModernising leg ulcer services through preventing recurrence

Modernising leg ulcer services through preventing recurrence

01/04/12 | Leg Ulcers, Wellbeing and concordance | Caroline Dowsett

Leg ulcers are common and expensive to treat, with the quality of care varying widely across different areas. The introduction of nurse-led community-based clinics has shown increased ulcer healing rates and lowered rates of recurrence. The author assesses the benefits of following this model of care and explains how providers can set up a business case for service redesign.