Journal articlesThe changing NHS and the role of new treatments: Using a monofilament fibre pad to aid accurate categorisation of pressure ulcers

The changing NHS and the role of new treatments: Using a monofilament fibre pad to aid accurate categorisation of pressure ulcers

19/11/13 | Articles | Caroline Dowsett, Joanna Swan, Rommel Orig

The changing NHS and the role of new treatments: Using a monofilament fibre pad to aid accurate categorisation of pressure ulcersSignificant NHS reforms mean tissue viability services need to implement new treatments and ways of working in order to deliver significant cost savings. In this two part article, the changing NHS is discussed, followed by an example of a new treatment, a monofilament fibre pad that can aid in the clinician in accurately assessing pressure ulcers.