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  1. Practice Nurse launch
    Practice Nurse launch

    Omniamed are launching 'Practice Nurse' in 2017.

  2. Launch of new Leg Club in Clacton on Sea
    Launch of new Leg Club in Clacton on Sea

    A new Leg Club has opened in Clacton on Sea, spearheaded by District Nurse Lead Kelly Buxey. Following the completion of her District Nurse qualification in 2015 and 15 years in community nursing, Kelly was inspired to set up a community-based Leg Club in...

  3. Direct Healthcare Group announces growth with new acquisition
    Direct Healthcare Group announces growth with new acquisition

    Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) has completed the acquisition of Kirton Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist seating products. Based in Caerphilly, DHG specialises in the development of clinically effective solutions for harm-free patient...

  4. Extended NHS cost savings with addition of new 40g Anabact 0.75% w/w Gel (metronidazole)
    Extended NHS cost savings with addition of new 40g Anabact 0.75% w/w Gel (metronidazole)

    Cambridge Healthcare Supplies Ltd has extended the Anabact range to include a new 40g pack size, encouraging NHS wound care cost savings across the range of up to 54%.

  5. Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2017
    Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2017

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2017 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2017, which will be held...

  6. Don’t miss the update of the global consensus on wound infection
    Don’t miss the update of the global consensus on wound infectionVIEW PDF

    Published by the International Wound Infection Institute (IWII), supported by Wounds International, this second edition of Wound Infection in Clinical Practice is an update of the 2008 version produced by the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS).

  7. Omniamed announce new Chronic Conditions website
    Omniamed announce new Chronic Conditions website

    We are delighted to announce the brand new Chronic Conditions website is now live. This free-to-access online hub provides news, expert commentaries and e-learning modules, which specifically aim to improve the clinical care of chronic conditions. A number...

  8. NHS RightCare introduce comprehensive range of Commissioning for Value data packs
    NHS RightCare introduce comprehensive range of Commissioning for Value data packs

    NHS Rightcare have produced a comprehensive range of Commissioning for Value data packs, including Long Term Condition scenarios, featuring a wound care patient story comparing a sub-optimal but typical situation against an ideal pathway.

  9. New Study Data Shows Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated with Granulox Demonstrated Significantly Better and More Rapid Wound Closure
    New Study Data Shows Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated with Granulox Demonstrated Significantly Better and More Rapid Wound Closure

    A new study has found – Innovative oxygen therapy, Granulox®, to be an effective, safe and easy-to-use treatment, with the potential to revolutionise wound care, according to a new study published in the recent edition of Diabetic Foot and Ankle Journal....

  10. Smith & Nephew wins prestigious Galien Award for PICO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy innovation
    Smith & Nephew wins prestigious Galien Award for PICO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy innovation

    Smith & Nephew, (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, has been awarded the 2016 French Galien Award for PICO; the novel single-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system. The Prix Galien acknowledges significant advances in pharmaceuticals...