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  1. Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015
    Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015

    The Urgo Foundation diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) award is granted every year to health care professionals who have innovative ideas, initiatives and practices for the prevention and management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Projects may be submitted by any healthcare...

  2. Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards
    Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards

    Excellence in wound care was recognised and rewarded at the Mölnlycke Health Care Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards lunch, held in London on the 27th May 2015. Dr David Foster, Director of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Policy...

  3. Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management
    Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management

    A new, alphabet-based approach to managing venous leg ulcers (VLUs) and encouraging the wider adoption of compression therapy has been recommended by an internationally-recognised group of clinical experts in venous disease. The consensus document, ‘Simplifying...

  4. mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)
    mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)

    medi UK have added another quality product, mediven esprit armsleeve to their range of made-to-measure available on prescription.

  5. Diabetics giving amputations the boot
    Diabetics giving amputations the boot

    Diabetics once facing the prospect of amputation to their lower limbs due to the effects of foot ulcers are now back on their feet thanks to a new technology.

  6. Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015
    Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2015VIEW PDF

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2015 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre.

  7. Drive Medical Limited Acquires Park House Healthcare Limited
    Drive Medical Limited Acquires Park House Healthcare Limited

    Drive Medical Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical and a global manufacturer and distributor of durable medical equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Park House Healthcare, a leading supplier of specialist pressure area care equipment,...

  8. Device to detect early-stage pressure ulcers found to be reliable
    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...

  9. mediven mondi® made-to-measure tights & one-legged panty – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription
    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.

  10. Lymphoedema Awareness Week, 2-6 March 2015
    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.