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  1. 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.

  2. 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...

  3. 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%.

  4. 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.

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

    European Antibiotics Awareness Day is Monday, 18 November.

  6. 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

  7. WOUNDCHEK™ Laboratories – Leaders and innovators in wound diagnostics split from Systagenix
    WOUNDCHEK™ Laboratories – Leaders and innovators in wound diagnostics split from Systagenix

    Gargrave, UK – November 5th, 2013 – WOUNDCHEK™ Laboratories announced today that it has successfully completed the spin out of the diagnostics business from Systagenix and has signed a non-exclusive global distribution agreement with Kinetic Concepts,...

  8. medi UK Ltd launches web shop!
    medi UK Ltd launches web shop!

    medi UK are pleased to announce the launch of their new web shop at – shop.mediuk.co.uk

  9. Wounds UK Harrogate 2014 final programme
    Wounds UK Harrogate 2014 final programmeVIEW PDF

    The Wounds UK 2014 conference will return to Harrogate on 10-12 November for another year of outstanding clinical and practical content, providing an unparalleled update in the latest wound care developments.

  10. Reduce your mattress replacement costs at audit
    Reduce your mattress replacement costs at audit

    Last September saw the launch of Invacare’s ‘Strikethrough Resistant Technology’ (SRT) fabric, available on a selection of mattresses in the range. Invacare’s renowned for its Softform range of mattresses which provide a high level of comfort, support...