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  1. 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.

  2. 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...

  3.  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...

  4. 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.

  5. Award-winning flowable wound matrix launched in Europe
    Award-winning flowable wound matrix launched in Europe

    Integra® Lifescience has received European Union (EU) CE Mark certification for its Integra® Flowable Wound Matrix.

  6. Innovative compression system for venous leg ulcers is now available on prescription
    Innovative compression system for venous leg ulcers is now available on prescription

    The Juxta CURES system is a simple device that offers measurable graduated compression for the treatment of venous leg ulcers in the gaiter region. It is easy to apply and includes a built-in pressure guide, allowing patients to self-manage at home. It can...

  7. European-wide study to assess new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers
    European-wide study to assess new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

    The Explorer study, launched by Urgo Medical, is a large, double-blind, randomised controlled trial on the use of UrgoStart® Contact in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). The primary outcome of this prospective, multi-centre trial is wound closure.

  8. Woundcare4Heroes runs trauma programme
    Woundcare4Heroes runs trauma programme

    Woundcare4Heroes, a UK charity that supports the NHS in providing lifelong care for those discharged from the Armed Forces, has been asked by the Trauma Care charity to develop a full-day programme at the 14th International Trauma Care conference to be held...

  9. New campaign promotes leg health awareness
    New campaign promotes leg health awareness

    Activa Healthcare has recently launched a new campaign to raise awareness of leg health featuring the support of TV personality, health ambassador and a vice-president of the Patients Association, Angela Rippon.

  10. Can you spare 15 minutes to share your expertise in wound care?
    Can you spare 15 minutes to share your expertise in wound care?

    An online survey is available for healthcare professionals to share their expertise on antimicrobial treatments in wound care management, with particular emphasis on the application of honey.