Addressing the skin integrity challenges of today

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April 2023
Society of Tissue Viability
The skin
Content types
Symposium, Video

Scientific Symposium presented at the Society of Tissue Viability 2023 Conference, Peterborough sponsored by 3M


Fran Norman RN, Bsc (first class honours) Msc in Advancing Practice Tissue Viability – Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust


Robert Gannon – Nurse Consultant for Wound Care, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge

Jacqui Fletcher OBE – Senior Clinical Advisor STOP the Pressure Programme & Clinical Lead Pressure Ulcers, NHSEI and National Wound Care Strategy


  • Increase your confidence in assessing the signs and symptoms in people with darker skin tones – Jacqui Fletcher OBE
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of the current climate in the NHS on skin integrity – long waits and long lies – Jacqui Fletcher OBE
  • Deepen your awareness in identifying patients at greater risk of Moisture Associated Skin Damage (MASD) – with a focus on critical illness and how pain can impact recovery. Learn about an innovative Simple Safety for Skin Protocol – Robert Gannon
  • Panel Discussion