News from Wounds UK
- 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...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.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.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'...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...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.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.NICE publishes new guidance
NICE publishes two new pieces of final medical technology guidance.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’....