EPUAP 2023

Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment

About the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)

The “European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel” was created in London in December 1996 to lead and support all European countries in the efforts to prevent and treat pressure ulcers. At its inaugural meeting in London in December 1996, which included experts from many European countries, the group of over twenty agreed their mission statement and the initial Executive Board and Trustees.

EPUAP 2023

The Society of Tissue Viability are delighted to be the partnering organisation for the 2023 meeting. Here are the main topics of the scientific programme:

  • Involving service users in pressure ulcer research and priorities
  • Ensuring person centredness in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • The role of risk assessment in pressure ulcer prevention
  • New technologies to support care delivery for prevention and treatment
  • Care pathways to improve processes of care and patient outcome across healthcare settings
  • Quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
  • New innovations in pressure ulcer treatment
  • Surgical interventions for pressure ulcer treatment
  • Challenges in pressure ulcer research
  • Writing for scientific journals
  • Accessible pressure ulcer education for the multi-disciplinary team and service users
  • Medical device related pressure ulcers

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