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  1. Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award
    Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award

    Wounds UK would like to announce that Virgin Care’s Tissue Viability Nursing Team has been shortlisted for a Patient Safety Award for their work on pressure ulcer prevention which showed significant reductions in pressure ulcers reported. Jenny and the...

  2. Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition
    Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

    Direct Healthcare Group, owner of award-winning healthcare manufacturer Direct Healthcare Services, has acquired Nightingale Care Beds, a leading provider of specialist bariatric products. Nightingale, based in Wrexham, has more than 20 years’ experience...

  3. Testing times at Talley
    Testing times at Talley

    Talley are delighted to launch their new product literature and an interactive, tablet based, interface pressure educational Applet. The new brochure focuses on the top of the range Quattro Therapy Mattress Systems and it clearly highlights the clinical...

  4. Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016
    Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2016 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2016, which will be held...

  5. Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award
    Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award

    Wounds UK would like to congratulate Direct Healthcare Services (DHS) on receiving a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in innovation in recognition of its Intelligent Pressure Care Management solution. Intelligent Pressure Care Management, featuring...

  6. Outstanding outcomes might win you a trip to Florence
    Outstanding outcomes might win you a trip to Florence

    If you have positive tangible outcomes in wound healing, you might be finding yourself heading to Florence, Italy.

  7. Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler
    Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler

    Huntleigh announces the release of the Dopplex DMX Digital Vascular Doppler, the world’s first hand held Doppler that combines the best performance in probe sensitivity, with audio clarity and a visual representation of waveforms that have previously only...

  8. Our response to the NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound care
    Our response to the NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound careVIEW PDF

    Jacqui Fletcher, Karen Ousey and Elizabeth Nichols, the Clinical Editors of Wounds UK and Wound Essentials respond to the current debate about NHS supply chain generic specification for a national formulary for wound care.

  9. Pioneering Nurse Consultant, Kathryn Vowden, is honoured by Queen
    Pioneering Nurse Consultant, Kathryn Vowden, is honoured by Queen

    Kathryn Vowden, Nurse Consultant for Acute and Chronic Wound Care at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI), part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the advancement of wound management...

  10. Safety Thermometer Report 2014-15
    Safety Thermometer Report 2014-15

    Here the latest summary document for the Safety Thermometer Report 2014-15, which contains some good graphics, useful tables and up-to-date data. However, the report states in its limitations that a recent study found that 50% of pressure ulcers may be underreported...