Skin health and wound care in oncology and palliative care settings

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

Overview

This study day will explore the challenges to skin health and wound healing for patients being cared for in oncology and palliative care settings. This includes the impact of treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy on the skin as well as some of the considerations that need to be made when caring for those on a palliative care pathway.

Who’s the Skin health and wound care in oncology and palliative care settings study day suitable for?

This study day will be relevant to clinicians working directly with patients receiving oncology and or palliative care, both as an inpatient or at home. This includes oncology nurses/ specialists, palliative care nurses/ specialists, Tissue viability nurses, community nurses, practice nurses, clinicians working in secondary care, podiatrists, academics/ students with an interest in wound care.

Programme

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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Dr Jeannie Donnelly PhD., Dip. Wound Healing & Tissue Repair, B.Sc. (Hon’s) Health Studies incorporating the RCN Nurse Practitioner ProfessioLead Nurse Tissue Viability, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queens University Belfast

Jeannie Donnelly

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability & Honorary Senior Lecturer

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust & School of Nursing, Queens University Belfast

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