NewsHarrogate award categories confirmed

Harrogate award categories confirmed

Complex wounds, Events, Research, Service delivery

Harrogate award categories confirmedThe six categories for the Wounds UK awards have now been confirmed, and clinicians can submit their abstracts for a chance to present their work at the UK’s biggest wound care event.

Judges are looking for submissions that promote the excellent and interesting practice of clinicians working in wound care, including high levels of innovation, relevance to current and/or best practice and high-quality data/evidence.

The six categories for entry include:

  • Pain and trauma - Sponsored by Safetac Technology, a trademark of Mölnlycke Health Care
  • Patient wellbeing - Sponsored by Smith & Nephew
  • Chronic oedema and compression therapy - Sponsored by Actico, a trademark of Activa Healthcare.
  • Cost-effective management in wound healing - Sponsored by HARTMANN
  • Hard to heal wounds - Sponsored by Tissue Therapies
  • Good practice in pressure ulcer care - Sponsored by Talley Group

For each of the six categories, a winner and two commendees will be chosen. The winners will be asked to present a five-minute, free-paper style presentation in the main auditorium. Winners and commendees will receive a free three-day delegate pass with entrance to the gala dinner.

Deadline for submissions is Friday 31 August, 2012.

Please send all entries to

Download a submission form by clicking here.


More information on the awards can be found here.