News

Register now for the Wounds International Global Webcast on: Achieving a step change in pressure ulcer reduction

Register now for the Wounds International Global Webcast on: Achieving a step change in pressure ulcer reduction

Real-world data has shown a 56% reduction in pressure ulcer occurrence resulting from the use of an innovative pressure-relieving surface. Hear from leading clinical experts as they discuss the impact of these advances on prevention and improved patient...

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Frontier Medical Group acquires Genie Care Ltd

Frontier Medical Group acquires Genie Care Ltd

Frontier Medical Group (Frontier), the specialist medical device manufacturer, joins forces with Genie Care in an acquisition that sees Frontier broaden its portfolio and continue its investment in products used in the prevention and treatment of pressure...

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Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award

Surrey Nursing Team shortlisted for award

Wounds UK would like to announce that Virgin Care’s Tissue Viability Nursing Team has been shortlisted for a Patient Safety Award for their work on pressure ulcer prevention which showed significant reductions in pressure ulcers reported. Jenny and the...

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Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group, owner of award-winning healthcare manufacturer Direct Healthcare Services, has acquired Nightingale Care Beds, a leading provider of specialist bariatric products. Nightingale, based in Wrexham, has more than 20 years’ experience...

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Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award

Hybrid pressure care mattress wins Queen’s Award

Wounds UK would like to congratulate Direct Healthcare Services (DHS) on receiving a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in innovation in recognition of its Intelligent Pressure Care Management solution. Intelligent Pressure Care Management, featuring...

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Events

Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016

Call for abstracts. Wounds UK, Harrogate 2016

Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2016 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2016, which will be held...

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Editor's picks

ACTIFORMCOOL: Managing wound pain

ACTIFORMCOOL: Managing wound pain

Wound-related pain can be all-encompassing and one of the most devastating aspects of living with a wound, impacting wellbeing and quality of life. Wherever possible, it is important to manage wound pain, implementing a plan to reduce or eliminate pain. ActiFormCool...

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Patient Partnership: You and your ReadyWrap

Patient Partnership: You and your ReadyWrap

Our first Patient Partnership supplement provides practical advice to patients on how to use ReadyWrapTM (Activa Healthcare) compression treatment for leg ulcers. This new series aims to help practitioners guide patients in understanding and optimising their...

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Quick Guide: Cavity Wounds

Quick Guide: Cavity Wounds

The Debrisoft® Lolly is designed for debridement of wound cavities, surgically invasive wounds and hard-to-reach areas. This new Quick Guide provides concise information on assessment and management of cavity wounds, including using the Debrisoft Lolly.

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Quick Guide: Using Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing in Practice

Quick Guide: Using Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing in Practice

While foam dressings are a popular choice, overuse of these dressings can result in increased dressing change frequency, nursing time and cost. This Quick Guide introduces Tegaderm High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressings and provides a wound decision tool,...

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Making the case: Octenilin Product Range

Making the case: Octenilin Product Range

The octenilin range provides products for wound cleansing and wound bed preparation. This Making the Case supplement provides practical information on the clinical, economic and patient benefits of Octenilin wound irrigation solution and Octenilin wound gel

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TCC-EZ: Making the Case

TCC-EZ: Making the Case

Prevalence of diabetes continues apace in the UK and the knock-on effect of this on patients, clinicians and the economy should not be understated. Some 80% of UK spend on diabetes is used to treat complications associated with the condition: £600m–£700m...

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Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practice

Quick Guide: Suprasorb® X+PHMB in practice

This Quick Guide introduces Suprasorb® X+PHMB, a unique wound dressing for critically colonised or infected wounds and wounds with heavy biofilm. Its HydroBalance technology means it will absorb exudate and donate fluid at the same time, dependent on the...

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Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

Quick Guide: Managing Biofilm in Static Wounds

Biofilm has been found to be present in a majority of static wounds and may be a key cause of delayed wound healing and a precursor to infection. This Quick Guide provides information on understanding biofilm in static wounds, a clinical algorithm for biofilm...

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A new innovation in treating infected wounds and disrupting biofilms

A new innovation in treating infected wounds and disrupting biofilms

Symposium presentations filmed at Wounds UK Harrogate 2015.

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Supplements

Real-life perspectives on use of Monofilament Fibre Technology in practice

Real-life perspectives on use of Monofilament Fibre Technology in practice

Debrisoft is a device available in the form of the Debrisoft pad or Debrisoft Lolly that utilises patented Monofilament Fibre TechnologyTM to remove devitalized tissue and debris from a wound or from the skin to achieve debridement or improve wound visualisation,...

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