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  1. 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.

  2. Call for ‘Expressions of Interest’ from suppliers

    Kent Community NHS Trust are seeking to purchase and implement a wound medicine assessment and recording system.

  3. Cochrane Review to examine hydrogels in pressure ulcers
    Cochrane Review to examine hydrogels in pressure ulcers

    Cochrane Wounds Group will look at evidence for the use of insoluble polymer dressings designed to absorb wound exudate or rehydrate wounds.

  4. ‘Newer’ antiseptics and antiseptic wound dressings may offer benefits
    ‘Newer’ antiseptics and antiseptic wound dressings may offer benefits

    Review in infection control journal examines evidence for variety of topical antimicrobials.

  5. Woundcare 4 Heroes 2nd annual conference 2014
    Woundcare 4 Heroes 2nd annual conference 2014

    Woundcare 4 Heroes are holding their 2nd annual conference at the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre on 20th September. This years' conference, 'Complexities of military traumatic wounds and transitional management', will be of particular interest to all professionals...

  6. Park House Healthcare celebrate 30 years in pressure ulcer care
    Park House Healthcare celebrate 30 years in pressure ulcer care

    This year Park House Healthcare, the pressure area care specialists, foundered by Stephen Owens in 1984, will celebrate 30 years of continuous success and growth. Park House Healthcare is recognised within the industry as a market leading supplier of specialist...

  7. Synapse Electroceutical adds its support to calls for an NHS funding debate
    Synapse Electroceutical adds its support to calls for an NHS funding debate

    Synapse Electroceutical Ltd – manufacturers of Accel-Heal – supports the call on policy makers to hold a national conversation on the funding of the NHS, recently highlighted in a letter to the editor of The Times entitled We need a proper health policy...

  8. Registration for Wounds UK Annual Conference 2014 now open
    Registration for Wounds UK Annual Conference 2014 now open

    Registration is now open to attend the UK’s largest wound care event, the annual Wounds UK conference in Harrogate, 10-12 November 2014.

  9. Welsh Wound Innovation Centre announces partnership with pressure care manufacturer
    Welsh Wound Innovation Centre announces partnership with pressure care manufacturer

    The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, a new centre of excellence in wound prevention and treatment, has announced details of its first commercial partnership. Caerphilly-based Direct Healthcare Services, which manufactures pressure care products including...

  10. Excellence in wound care recognised
    Excellence in wound care recognised

    Excellence in wound care was recognised and rewarded at the Mölnlycke Health Care Academy annual Scholarship and Awards lunch at Vintner’s Hall, London on 2 May 2014.