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News from Wounds UK


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Managing viscous exudate – take our survey now
    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'...

  4. WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014
    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...

  5. BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care
    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.

  6. Launch of Allpresan® Diabetic Foot Cream for heel to toe protection
    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.

  7. NICE publishes new guidance

    NICE publishes two new pieces of final medical technology guidance.

  8. Wound Academy award winner invited to 10 Downing Street
    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.

  9. Dr George W Cherry will be sadly missed.
    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’....

  10. Mölnlycke Health Care sponsors Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pathway Webinar
    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.