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  1. Accel-Heal is changing practice, changing lives and reducing costs
    Accel-Heal is changing practice, changing lives and reducing costs

    Accel-Heal is a compact (7cm x 4cm x 2cm), pre - programmed electrical chronic wound stimulation device used alongside standard dressings improves treatment outcomes and quality of life for patients with hard to heal venous leg ulcers.

  2. Does silver help to fight drug-resistant bacteria?
    Does silver help to fight drug-resistant bacteria?

    How does silver work? A recent report by Dr Jose Morones-Ramirez, from Boston University in the US may shed some light on how silver fights bacteria.

  3. A film that doesn't strip the skin
    A film that doesn't strip the skin

    Mölnlycke Health Care are delighted to announce the launch of Mepitel Film, a new protective film dressing, which is ideal for superficial skin injuries and protection of fragile skin.

  4. Collaboration can help to relieve pressure on NHS
    Collaboration can help to relieve pressure on NHS

    Innovative collaboration, simplified grading and a new reporting system could help to improve the problems posed by pressure ulcers to NHS trusts, according to a presentation given by Jacqui Fletcher, tissue viability expert and project director of the Welsh...

  5. New dressing size available for Mepilex
    New dressing size available for Mepilex

    Mölnlycke Health Care have announced a line extension to the established Mepilex range of dressings in the shape of a 5x5cm size.

  6. KerraMax becomes KerraMax Care
    KerraMax becomes KerraMax Care

    Super absorbent wound care dressing KerraMax has undergone some key changes and is now listed as KerraMax Care, with a new logo and packaging.

  7. Update your wound care and lymphoedema skills
    Update your wound care and lymphoedema skills

    Wounds UK are pleaed to announce that registration for the 7th Annual Wound Essentials Skills Update event and the 5th Annual Journal of Lymphoedema Conference is now open online.

  8. Epidermolysis bullosa garment improves quality of life
    Epidermolysis bullosa garment improves quality of life

    Researchers at King’s College London have won the 2013 Guardian University Award for Outstanding Research Impact for innovating seamless garments, Skinnies WEB™,a range of therapeutic clothing, which can help to improve the quality of life for patients...

  9.  Regional advanced wound care roadshows announced
    Regional advanced wound care roadshows announcedVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK are pleased to announce the launch of our 2013 series of roadshows. Through consultation with our advisory board, we have again developed a series of half-day events aimed at updating and reinforcing some of the most contemporary topics for wound...

  10. 3D wound-imaging technology now available on the NHS Supply Chain
    3D wound-imaging technology now available on the NHS Supply Chain

    The Eykona® Wound Measurement System has been adopted by the NHS Supply Chain as an innovative and cost-saving tool.