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  1. Direct Healthcare Group Acquires Karomed’s Transflo Cushion Brand
    Direct Healthcare Group Acquires Karomed’s Transflo Cushion Brand

    Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a leading manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the highly regarded Transflo Cushion brand from Karomed. This acquisition, that will complete at the end of February,...

  2. Wounds UK Annual Conference Bursary Application Details
    Wounds UK Annual Conference Bursary Application Details VIEW PDF

    New for 2018, Wounds UK will be offering conference bursaries to support successful applicants in attending our Annual Conference. This year’s Wounds UK Annual Conference will take place on 5-7 November at the Harrogate Convention Centre, This years programme...

  3. Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2018
    Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2018

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2018 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2018, which will be held...

  4. Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Wins Prestigious Health Foundation Award for Improving Health Care
    Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Wins Prestigious Health Foundation Award for Improving Health Care

    The Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent charity, to be part of a £3.5 million their Scaling Up Improvement Programme. The charity selected seven projects in the UK, supporting them to accelerate...

  5. The Harrogate 2017 Picture Round Up
    The Harrogate 2017 Picture Round UpVIEW PDF

    Yes we are still going on about our conference. And here is what we are celebrating: Over a thousand delegates, the highest breakdown of delegates to-date! Over 80 distinguished speakers and numberous interactive Made Easy sessions. Nearly 90 amazing exhibition...

  6. e-posters: WUK Harrogate conference 2017
    e-posters: WUK Harrogate conference 2017

    All submitted e-posters for Wounds UK Annual Conference 2017, are now available to view online courtesy of Urgo.

  7. Frontier Medical Group launches its new Toto® Touch automated lateral turning system
    Frontier Medical Group launches its new Toto® Touch automated lateral turning system

    Frontier Medical Group, the specialist medical device manufacturer, has launched its new Toto® Touch automated lateral turning system at the 2017 European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel meeting in Belfast. Toto Touch is an update on the original Toto system...

  8. Wound care debated in the House of Lords
    Wound care debated in the House of Lords

    For those who want to catch up on Lord Hunt of Kings Heath’s debate on developing a strategy for improving the standards of wound care in the NHS, here the links: Hansard: http://bit.ly/2jRQZws TV broadcast: http://bit.ly/2zwdzlm Congratulations...

  9. Charity of the Year
    Charity of the Year

    John McCarthy, Patient Advocate for the UK Sepsis Trust https://sepsistrust.org/, highlights that approximately six million lives are lost worldwide every year. Many of those could be saved with increased public awareness and better education of healthcare...

  10. Winner of the Abstract of the Year Harrogate 2017
    Winner of the Abstract of the Year Harrogate 2017

    Congratulations to Melissa Rochon, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Surveillance from the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in Harefield on winning the Wounds UK Award for Excellence for her work protecting surgical wounds from routine and ritualized...