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  1. 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.

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Accel-Heal to be available on prescription from October 2015
    Accel-Heal to be available on prescription from October 2015

    Synapse Electroceutical Ltd, the company behind Accel-Heal is pleased to confirm that Accel-Heal will be listed in the October 2015 edition of the Drug Tariff, and available on prescription across England & Wales.

  5. Ellie Lindsay honoured for service to nursing
    Ellie Lindsay honoured for service to nursing

    Former district nurse and pioneer of the Leg Club model has been honoured in the Queen's Birthday list for service to nursing with an Order of the British Empire (OBE).

  6. Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015
    Urgo Foundation: DFU Award 2015

    The Urgo Foundation diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) award is granted every year to health care professionals who have innovative ideas, initiatives and practices for the prevention and management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Projects may be submitted by any healthcare...

  7. Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards
    Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards

    Excellence in wound care was recognised and rewarded at the Mölnlycke Health Care Wound Care Academy Scholarship and Awards lunch, held in London on the 27th May 2015. Dr David Foster, Director of the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Policy...

  8. Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management
    Applying the Alphabet to Venous Leg Ulcer Management

    A new, alphabet-based approach to managing venous leg ulcers (VLUs) and encouraging the wider adoption of compression therapy has been recommended by an internationally-recognised group of clinical experts in venous disease. The consensus document, ‘Simplifying...

  9. mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)
    mediven esprit® made-to-measure armsleeves – medi’s latest products to be available on Prescription (FP10/GP10)

    medi UK have added another quality product, mediven esprit armsleeve to their range of made-to-measure available on prescription.

  10. Diabetics giving amputations the boot
    Diabetics giving amputations the boot

    Diabetics once facing the prospect of amputation to their lower limbs due to the effects of foot ulcers are now back on their feet thanks to a new technology.