Skin health and wound care for Children

Our free service specific/specialist days promote the best practices in skin health and wound healing


Caring for children with a chronic illness or disability can pose many challenges to healthcare professionals. Frequently this includes the risks associated with maintaining skin integrity and wound healing when faced with complex factors that can impact on patient outcomes.

This advanced study day will explore some of these challenges faced and the factors that need to be considered when assessing and managing children with complex skin and wound care needs.

Who’s the Skin health and wound care for children study day suitable for?

This study day is aimed at Childrens nurses working in both secondary care and community-based settings, paediatric specialist nurses, Allied Health professionals working with children, Tissue viability nurses, practice nurses, GPs, children’s nursing students.


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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Sarah Sharpe, Community Children's Nurse, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

Sarah Sharpe

Community Children's Nurse

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

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Julie Van Onselen, Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology, Dermatology Education partnership Ltd, SHUK, Check4Cancer, National Eczema Society

Julie Van Onselen

Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology

Dermatology Education partnership Ltd, SHUK, Check4Cancer, National Eczema Society

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Colm Darby Doctoral Fellow at Queens University Belfast Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner SHSCT

Colm Darby

Doctoral Fellow & Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Queens University Belfast & Southern Health and Social Care Trust

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