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Renaming the skin tones tool

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Renaming the skin tones tool

Jennifer Pearson
4 November 2022

Jennifer Pearson, who was named the National Diversity Awards’ 2022 BAME Nurse of the Year, is raising awareness of tissue viability and recognising pressure ulcers in people with black and brown skin tones. She is the Lead Nurse for Shared Governance at University Hospitals Birmingham and has a background in paediatric and adult intensive care. Having worked at some of the top children’s hospitals in the world, including Birmingham Children’s, Great Ormond Street, and Melbourne Sick Children’s, she has extensive clinical and managerial experience in the acute setting. In this guest editorial, she explains her work and how she has collaborated with Wounds UK to rename the ‘skin tones tool’.

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