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  1. Wound care debated in the House of Lords
    Wound care debated in the House of Lords

    For those who want to catch up on Lord Hunt of Kings Heath’s debate on developing a strategy for improving the standards of wound care in the NHS, here the links: Hansard: http://bit.ly/2jRQZws TV broadcast: http://bit.ly/2zwdzlm Congratulations...

  2. Charity of the Year
    Charity of the Year

    John McCarthy, Patient Advocate for the UK Sepsis Trust https://sepsistrust.org/, highlights that approximately six million lives are lost worldwide every year. Many of those could be saved with increased public awareness and better education of healthcare...

  3. Winner of the Abstract of the Year Harrogate 2017
    Winner of the Abstract of the Year Harrogate 2017

    Congratulations to Melissa Rochon, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Surveillance from the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in Harefield on winning the Wounds UK Award for Excellence for her work protecting surgical wounds from routine and ritualized...

  4. Winners of Pressure Area Challenge
    Winners of Pressure Area Challenge

    A big thank you to Jenni McDonald at the Tissue Viability Darzi Fellow, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust for organising the Pressure Ulcer Area Challenge and Jacqui Fletcher for supporting it. The winners sharing the prize are Jo Swan from the Queen...

  5. Programme 2017 Wounds UK Harrogate
    Programme 2017 Wounds UK Harrogate VIEW PDF

    Download your copy of this year's Wounds UK Harrogate programme. Please note Made Easy interactive sessions are first-come first-served.

  6. Wounds UK host their first webinar of 2017, which focuses on the recently launched best practice statement on holistic management of venous leg ulceration.
    Wounds UK host their first webinar of 2017, which focuses on the recently launched best practice statement on holistic management of venous leg ulceration.

    The first Wounds UK webinar of 2017, which focuses on the recently launched best practice statement on holistic management of venous leg ulceration. The best practice statement was developed to meet the needs of UK clinicians and patients, it provides a clear...

  7. Huddersfield University & ConvaTec join forces to survey nurses-Education survey
    Huddersfield University & ConvaTec join forces to survey nurses-Education survey

    With restrictions on NHS resources, training budgets can often be the first to be cut. Huddersfield University and ConvaTec are working together to understand clinician’s educational needs, what resources are currently available and what should be made...

  8. EPUAP 2017: One Voice for Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    EPUAP 2017: One Voice for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

    On behalf of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP), Wounds International and Wounds UK take great pleasure in announcing the EPUAP’s 19th Annual Meeting in Belfast on 20–22 September.

  9. Practice Nurse launch
    Practice Nurse launch

    Omniamed are launching 'Practice Nurse' in 2017.

  10. Launch of new Leg Club in Clacton on Sea
    Launch of new Leg Club in Clacton on Sea

    A new Leg Club has opened in Clacton on Sea, spearheaded by District Nurse Lead Kelly Buxey. Following the completion of her District Nurse qualification in 2015 and 15 years in community nursing, Kelly was inspired to set up a community-based Leg Club in...