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Wound Care News and Events

  • Tissue Wound Interest Group (TWIG) Meetings

Plymouth Tissue Wound Interest Group (TWIG) is coordinated by ConvaTec and held at DDRC Healthcare. It provides a non-commercial opportunity for primary and secondary care clinicians to meet, learn together and share experiences in a relatively informal setting.

Venue: DDRC Healthcare, Plymouth Science Park, PL6 8BU.  Light refreshments at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

No booking required. Free on site parking.

Next date and subject matter yet to be announced

  • Introduction to Wound Care Day

Tuesday 25th September 2018

DDRC Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medical Centre, Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth PL6 8BU

This one day event is aimed at community nurses and care workers who would like an introduction to wound healing and dressing choice. Sessions can be booked for either morning or afternoon or for the whole day.

The morning will consist of wound healing and identifying problems, with the afternoon session covering dressing choice.

Introduction to Wound Healing and Identifying Problems

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Aim: To give an overview of wound healing, identification of infection, when to refer or call for specialist help and case studies.

Dressing Choice

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Aim: Introduction to the formulary and how to select the correct dressing.

Book here

If you wish to book both sessions together, please enter code WCD2018 in the Promotional Code field to obtain £10 discount.

Any further enquiries please email woundcare@ddrc.org

Reducing & Managing Pressure Ulcers at the End of Life

Friday 12 October 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national conference focuses on the reduction and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life, from risk assessment to controlling pain and discomfort in the last days of life. More information can be found here

Book direct at https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/pressure-ulcers-end-of-life/book

20% discount available please quote hcuk20ddrc. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.T&Cs available on request




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