Our free advanced study days promote the best practices in skin health and wound healing
The care of people with lower limb and foot conditions remains topical thanks to the work being undertaken by the national wound care strategy programme and campaigns such as Legs Matter. Across the UK there are examples of exciting and innovative practice that is making a huge difference to patient outcomes.
This study day is a step up from our fundamentals of lower limb and foot care session and aims to provide delegates with a better understanding of current research and how to manage/ treat some of the more complex lower limb and foot conditions.
Who’s the advances in lower limb and foot care study day suitable for?
This study day will be relevant to clinicians regularly treating patients with lower limb or foot conditions (eg leg ulceration, chronic oedema, foot ulceration, PAD), vascular nurses, podiatrists, community nurses, general practice nurses, dermatology nurses, tissue viability nurses, GPs.
- An update on Venous Ulcer Study 6: A randomised controlled trial of compression therapies for the treatment of venous leg ulcers – Jo Dumville, Professor of Applied Health Research, University of Manchester
- Sickle cell disease and leg ulceration – Fran Worboys, Consultant Clinical Nurse Specialist, Accelerate
- Managing lower limb oedema in patients with heart failure – Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Consultant/Research Fellow, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield & Roo Byrom,
Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust
- Patient safety – Should sub optimal leg and foot care be seen as harm? – Kate Williams, Senior Lecturer – Tissue Viability and Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse, University of Huddersfield and Leeds Community Healthcare Trusts and Tracy Goodwin, Patient Partner, Legs Matter
- Incorporating National Wound Care Strategy and Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines into Clinical Practice – The Manchester Amputation Reduction Strategy – Naseer Ahmed, Vascular Surgeon, Manchester University Foundation Trust
- 5 The management of cellulitis in Lymphoedema – Rebecca Elwell Msc Lymphoedema Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP and Team Leader, Royal Stoke University Hospital
There will be an interactive virtual exhibition of wound care products and preventative aids from our industry partners.
Our Trustees look forward to welcoming you all virtually to the classroom.
Independent Tissue Viability Consultant
Wound MattersRead more…
Professor of Applied Health Research
University of ManchesterRead more…
Manchester University Foundation TrustRead more…
Vascular Nurse Consultant/Research Fellow
Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of HuddersfieldRead more…
Heart Failure Nurse Specialist
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals Foundation TrustRead more…
Lymphoedema, Macmillan Lymphoedema Advanced Nurse Practitioner
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS TrustRead more…
Senior Lecturer - Tissue Viability and Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse
University of Huddersfield and Leeds Community Healthcare TrustRead more…
Legs MatterRead more…
Consultant Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability
Accelerate CICRead more…