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  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. New LBF Sterile Barrier Film Spray: Unique fully sterile barrier film range to protect intact and broken skin
    New LBF Sterile Barrier Film Spray: Unique fully sterile barrier film range to protect intact and broken skin

    LBF Barrier Film Spray has evolved into the advanced LBF Sterile Barrier Film Spray, completing the LBF Sterile Barrier Film range. The new spray undergoes a full sterilisation process, making it unique in being truly fully sterile. This means it can safely...

  6. WUK Harrogate conference 2015 eposters
    WUK Harrogate conference 2015 eposters

    This year Wounds UK had an unprecedented number of poster submissions for its 2015 Harrogate conference. The posters presented are available to view online courtesy of Medstrom.

  7. Innovative pressure-redistributing mattress wins business award
    Innovative pressure-redistributing mattress wins business award

    A new type of mattress, which is designed to prevent heel wounds, has won an award. South Wales-based Direct Healthcare Services teamed up with The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre to design and manufacture a product to help reduce the huge cost of pressure wounds....

  8. Stop the Pressure with Wounds International
    Stop the Pressure with Wounds International

    Join the Stop the Pressure campaign at Wounds International with our range of activities to help you where you work.

  9. URGENT Veteran Support Required
    URGENT Veteran Support Required

    Woundcare4Heroes is desperately seeking support to help a veteran of our armed “special” forces to walk again. In 2000 at the age of 24 this veteran sustained a devastating crush injury during battlefield action. Following 12 years of numerous surgeries...

  10. Synapse Electroceutical Ltd enters into distribution agreement with H&R Healthcare Ltd
    Synapse Electroceutical Ltd enters into distribution agreement with H&R Healthcare Ltd

    Synapse Electroceutical Ltd are pleased to announce a new partnership with H&R Healthcare, the UK distributors of highest quality medical devices sourced from leading manufacturer around the world, for the distribution of Accel-Heal®, a Synapse Externally...