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  1. NICE guidance supports the use of Debrisoft
    NICE guidance supports the use of Debrisoft

    NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has recommended the use of Activa Healthcare’s Debrisoft monofilament debridement pad in the management of acute and chronic wounds. The NICE guidance supports the case that Debrisoft provides...

  2. Best Practice Roadshows 2014 announced
    Best Practice Roadshows 2014 announcedVIEW PDF

    Wounds UK are bringing the expert advice and wound care discussion to you. The 2014 series of roadshows will comprise four complimentary, half-day events aimed at updating and reinforcing contemporary topics for wound care professionals, as well as showcasing...

  3. Apply for £20K grant from Foundation URGO
    Apply for £20K grant from Foundation URGOVIEW PDF

    Call for projects 2014 seeks innovative initiatives and practices for the prevention and management of diabetic foot ulcers.

  4. Synergy Health launches superabsorbent foam dressing
    Synergy Health launches superabsorbent foam dressing

    Synergy Health has launched a new superabsorbent foam dressing, ComfiHeal™ to the Comfi™ range of woundcare solutions.

  5. TVS Conference Moves to York
    TVS Conference Moves to YorkVIEW PDF

    Held on 1st and 2nd April at York University, the conference will present some of the latest clinical and scientific work in Tissue Viability through a mix of workshops and seminars.

  6. New infection control guidelines
    New infection control guidelines

    Updated guidelines have been developed by a nurse-led multidisciplinary group of researchers, infection prevention specialists, clinicians and lay representatives following a systematic review of evidence in each of the guideline areas. The guidelines have...

  7. The year of proof: results from randomised control trial
    The year of proof: results from randomised control trial

    Traditional pressure ulcer prevention protocols, including using special support surfaces, patient rotation, improved nutrition and, of course, regular skin inspections may still result in pressure ulcer prevalence of around 13%.

  8. Launch of Pressure Ulcer Diagnostic Tool in Europe
    Launch of Pressure Ulcer Diagnostic Tool in Europe

    A new point of care diagnostic tool that detects imminent pressure ulceration is to be launched in Europe following successful CE Marking of the product.

  9. 5 ways to enhance antimicrobials knowledge
    5 ways to enhance antimicrobials knowledge

    European Antibiotics Awareness Day is Monday, 18 November.

  10. New e-module on Preventing complications at wound dressing changes
    New e-module on Preventing complications at wound dressing changes

    New essential online module that focuses on the problems associated with dressing adhesives and what measures can be taken to reduce wound complications at dressing changes in patients with vulnerable skin. This module has been supported by Clinimed