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Stop the Pressure: Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Management

Friday 27 Mar 2020

West One De Vere Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on the prevention and management of pressure ulcers including monitoring, reporting and improvement. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/pressure-ulcer-prevention or email [email protected]

Follow the conversation on Twitter #stopthepressure

St Margaret’s Hospice Care Wound Care Conference

Thursday 16th April 2020

Registration 0830 to start at 0900 Close 1630

Yeovil Town Football Club, Huish Park, Lufton Way, Yeovil, BA2 8YF

Our Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist Ali Bishop will be presenting ‘Wound assessment and dressing selection’

Register here https://www.st-margarets-hospice.org.uk/wound-care-2020

Introduction to Wound Care for HCA’s

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Devon Training Hub Office, Plymouth

Our Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist Ali Bishop will be delivering this course 

https://www.devontraininghub.co.uk/courses-events/tissue-viability/introduction-to-wound-care-for-hcas-29th-april-2020/

Improving the Management of Chronic Wounds

Friday 5th June 2020

West One De Vere Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving the management of chronic wounds, a condition affecting 2.2 million people and costing the NHS more than £5bn per year.

For more information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/management-of-chronic-wounds

Tissue Wound Interest Group (TWIG) Meeting

Tuesday 9th June 2020 6.30pm meet for 7.00pm start. Light refreshments will be available.

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

 

News – please note

Due to the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) Government guidelines we are not currently taking referrals for wound care or podiatry.

Announcing our new podiatry service.

Podiatrist Mags Pope is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and offers a range of appointments including nail care, foot care and musculoskeletal assessment and treatment (exercise or insole provision if necessary). To launch the service we are offering 50% off all initial assessments booked before the 30th April 2020. Call 01752 237111 or email [email protected] to find out more or to make an appointment.

‘Celebrity Angels’,  a website offering advice on a selection of topics, including food, health, property and travel, recently asked DDRC Wound Care’s Ali Bishop Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist and Professor Richard White to write an article on hard to heal wounds. You can read it here.

 

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