Journal articlesNursing standards and outcomes developed by the Leg Ulcer Forum

Nursing standards and outcomes developed by the Leg Ulcer Forum

01/04/12 | Research, Service delivery, Wellbeing and concordance | Nicola Whayman

Quality standards are being developed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to support the NHS outcomes framework which the Department of Health has put into place to improve healthcare outcomes for all patients. These standards will drive quality throughout the NHS services. As yet there are no plans for quality standards to be developed for leg ulcer services, therefore, the national Leg Ulcer Forum has developed its own nursing standards outlined below.