Advanced Pressure ulcer prevention and management when caring for people with complex health needs

Our free advanced study days promote the best practices in skin health and wound healing


This study day is a step up from our fundamentals of pressure ulcer management session and provides an opportunity to hear about some of the current guidance and exciting work being undertaken across the UK to address some of the challenges faced when trying to prevent pressure ulcers in patients with complex needs. Our panel of eminent speakers reflect the role of the multidisciplinary team in pressure ulcer prevention. They will share their experiences and welcome interaction from attendees via a Q&A session.

Who’s the advanced Pressure ulcer prevention and management when caring for people with complex health needs study day suitable for?

This study day will be relevant to all clinicians working with patients with complex physical or mental health disabilities and at risk of pressure ulceration. This includes Tissue viability nurses, community nurses, nurses working in an acute hospital setting, practice nurses, clinicians working in rehabilitation or reablement services, learning disability services, OTs, Physiotherapists, podiatrists, student HCPs.


View the draft programme – please note timings/presentations may be subject to change

Industry presentations

There will be an interactive presentation of wound care products and preventative aids from our industry partners

Our Trustees look forward to welcoming you all virtually to the classroom

Keynote Speakers

Sarah Gardner, SoTV Chair and Independent Tissue Viability Consultant, Wound Matters

Sarah Gardner

Independent Tissue Viability Consultant

Wound Matters

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Jacqui Fletcher, Senior Clinical Advisor, Stop the Pressure Programme, NHSEI and National Wound Care Strategy

Jacqui Fletcher

Senior Clinical Advisor STOP the Pressure Programme & Clinical Lead Pressure Ulcers

NHSEI and National Wound Care Strategy Programme

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Heidi Sandoz, Tissue Viability Society Skin Care Champion Educator

Heidi Sandoz

Tissue Viability Services Lead & SoTV Skin Care Champion Educator

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

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