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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

When: Tuesday 26th June 2018

Speakers are confirmed. We are looking forward to hearing Stacey Buckley, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, and Theresa Mitchell, Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, talk about the Wellbeing Leg Club. To book your place email amelia.king@convatec.com

Light refreshments at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

No booking required. Free on site parking.

  • 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.

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.

If you wish to book both sessions for £50.00 per person please call us on 01752 209 999.

For any further enquiries please email woundcare@ddrc.org



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