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  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. Launch of Allpresan® Diabetic Foot Cream for heel to toe protection
    Launch of Allpresan® Diabetic Foot Cream for heel to toe protection

    Neubourg Pharma UK has announced the launch of Allpresan Diabetic Foot Foam Cream. This has been clinically formulated to treat and prevent dry cracked skin and calluses on diabetic feet.

  4. NICE publishes new guidance

    NICE publishes two new pieces of final medical technology guidance.

  5. Wound Academy award winner invited to 10 Downing Street
    Wound Academy award winner invited to 10 Downing Street

    One of our Wound Academy winners this year was Wendy Luke, Deputy Manager at Chester Court Care Home. Wendy outlined a case study of a patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

  6. Dr George W Cherry will be sadly missed.
    Dr George W Cherry will be sadly missed.

    It is with much sorrow that we write of the death of Dr George Cherry. His colleague Terence Ryan, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University, eloquently describes his contribution to wound healing in Oxford as ‘exceptional’....

  7. Mölnlycke Health Care sponsors Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pathway Webinar
    Mölnlycke Health Care sponsors Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pathway WebinarVIEW PDF

    Chaired by Dr Joyce Black, this webinar will focus on the role of prophylactic dressings in pressure ulcer prevention, as recommended in the recently published Prevent and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline.

  8. Wounds UK Harrogate 2014 programme now finalised
    Wounds UK Harrogate 2014 programme now finalisedVIEW PDF

    June 2014 Volume 10 Issue 2

    The Wounds UK 2014 conference will return to Harrogate on 10-12 November for another year of outstanding clinical and practical content, providing an unparalleled update in the latest wound care developments.

  9. Book now for Woundcare4Heroes 2nd Annual Conference
    Book now for Woundcare4Heroes 2nd Annual Conference VIEW PDF

    Woundcare4Heroes was launched on 14 June 2012 to develop a national network of complex wound management services to support the NHS in providing lifelong support and care for those discharged from the Armed Forces. Their 2nd Annual Conference will take place...

  10. Survey: the role of the tissue viability nurse
    Survey: the role of the tissue viability nurse

    We would like to know your views on tissue viability.