Scientific Symposium presented at the Society of Tissue Viability 2023 Conference, Peterborough sponsored by Urgo Medical Moderator Sarah Gardner – SoTV Vice Chair, Independent Tissue Viability Consultant, Wound Matters Speakers Dr Leanne Atkin – Vascular Nurse Consultant/Research Fellow, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield Joy Tickle – Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant Overview of the session […]
Supported by AccelHeal Technologies Ltd Hear a patients perspective of living with a painful wound The Speakers Dr Amelia Swift, Reader in Health Professional Education, University of Birmingham, School of Nursing Liz Ovens, Independent Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse Sarah Gardner, Independent Tissue Viability Consultant & SoTV Vice Chair (Chair/Moderator) Learning Objectives To describe the different types […]
The study written about in this paper examined the role of sock fibres (synthetic vs natural) in preventing blisters in over 200 long-distance hikers, all of whom had to meet strict inclusion criteria. The mean age of the sample was 35.8 ± 14.5 years, from 22 countries, and all were undertaking the Camino de Santiago […]
Overview This video will help you understand the diversity and complexity of leg ulcers and also the management of unusual causes of leg ulcers. Dr Rai aims to expand your knowledge base on different presentations of leg ulcers and will talk about evidence-based management and newer techniques of leg ulcer management. Who’s the webinar suitable […]
The Lower Limb Assessment Essential Criteria has been compiled using all the criteria from the NHS England Leading Change Adding Value Framework Minimum Data Set1 (Table 4 p 235) and the assessment criteria from the SIGN Guideline for Venous Leg Ulcers2 . These criteria are the minimum that should be documented in a Lower Limb […]
This report, prepared by the National Wound Care Strategy Programme (‘NWCSP’), assesses the impact of introducing service change to implement the NWCSP recommendations to prevent chronic lower limb wounds and improve care for people with these wounds. It details: Projected prevalence of chronic lower limb wounds and associated NHS costs. The degree to which care […]
The NWCSP has produced a number of resources to support lower limb care. These recommendations are intended for use in all clinical care settings. They do not replace existing evidence-informed clinical guidelines or replace clinical judgement and decision making in relation to the needs of the individual patient, but seek to bring attention to such […]
The National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) is seeking to improve the care of wounds. The unwarranted variation in the UK wound care services offers major opportunities to improve healing rates and thus reduce patient suffering, spend on inappropriate and ineffective treatments and the amount of clinical time spent on wound care.