News from Wounds UK
- 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.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’....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.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.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...Survey: the role of the tissue viability nurse
We would like to know your views on tissue viability.Call for ‘Expressions of Interest’ from suppliers
Kent Community NHS Trust are seeking to purchase and implement a wound medicine assessment and recording system.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.‘Newer’ antiseptics and antiseptic wound dressings may offer benefits
Review in infection control journal examines evidence for variety of topical antimicrobials.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...