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  1. mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)
    mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)

    medi UK have added another quality product, mediven esprit armsleeve to their range of made-to-measure available on prescription.

  2. Diabetics giving amputations the boot
    Diabetics giving amputations the boot

    Diabetics once facing the prospect of amputation to their lower limbs due to the effects of foot ulcers are now back on their feet thanks to a new technology.

  3. Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015
    Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2015 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre.

  4. Drive Medical Limited Acquires Park House Healthcare Limited
    Drive Medical Limited Acquires Park House Healthcare Limited

    Drive Medical Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical and a global manufacturer and distributor of durable medical equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Park House Healthcare, a leading supplier of specialist pressure area care equipment,...

  5. Device to detect early-stage pressure ulcers found to be reliable
    Device to detect early-stage pressure ulcers found to be reliable

    A new study published in the Journal of Tissue Viability demonstrates the SEM Scanner as a ‘promising, objective, reliable tool for assessing pressure ulcers’. The SEM Scanner is a hand-held, portable, wound assessment device that detects early, pressure-induced...

  6. mediven mondi® made-to-measure tights & one-legged panty – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription
    mediven mondi® made-to-measure tights & one-legged panty – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription

    Due to popular demand medi UK have expanded their range of made-to-measure available on FP10/GP10.

  7. Lymphoedema Awareness Week, 2-6 March 2015
    Lymphoedema Awareness Week, 2-6 March 2015VIEW PDF

    International Lymphoedema Awareness Day is on 6 March, 2015 and the British Lymphology Society is celebrating 30 years with the 'Pearls of Wisdom' campaign: Save the NHS £100 for every £1 spent on lymphoedema treatments.

  8. Managing viscous exudate – take our survey now
    Managing viscous exudate – take our survey now

    Read about the challenges of managing viscous exudate in a new article published on Wounds International by Vowden et al and take a new 9-question survey from Wounds UK. This seeks to understand the challenges posed by thick and viscous exudate, practitioners'...

  9. WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014
    WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

    At the 2014 MediWales awards the award for the NHS’ Collaboration with a Welsh Company, was presented to Aneurin Bevan Health Board for the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre which is funded by the NHS and Welsh Government to lead on wound healing within the...

  10. BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care
    BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care

    BSN medical has taken another significant step to strengthen its portfolio in the highly attractive Wound Care market by acquiring Sorbion, a specialised technology company, focussing on products for the treatment of chronic wounds.