Based on the results of a major study exploring the burden of wounds on the NHS, there is no doubt that in 2017 lower limb ulceration, in relation to management and prevention, needs a big platform in order to change care delivery and improve outcomes. Wounds UK will provide a variety of sessions that address critical and practical aspects of assessment, treatment and prevention. The aim is to provide clinicians with the necessary knowledge to meet the expectations of patients and providers. Date TBC.
For more than a decade the Scottish Diabetic Foot Conference has provided healthcare professionalsninvolved in the care of the diabetic foot with dynamic and interactive learning events. The conferences are aimed at all healthcare professionals involved in the care of the person with diabetic foot problems: podiatrists, diabetologists, practice nurses, diabetes specialist nurses, tissue viability nurses, GPs, orthotists and vascular surgeons.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has introduced revalidation for nurses, designed to strengthen the three-yearly registration renewal process and increase professionalism. In order to revalidate, nurses must complete 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD), and at least 20 hours of participatory learning activity (such as conference). In response, Wounds UK are pleased to hold a new two-day event which will support practice and revalidation and embrace multi-disciplinary care.
This is Scotland’s leading Wound care event and is aimed at specialist tissue viability nurses, secondary care staff nurses, district and community nurses, podiatrists and other clinicians. It is run annually in September and provides a wide and comprehensive programme aimed at keeping Scotland’s wound care community updated with the latest clinical and practical information. As with all our events, branding opportunities are numerous, ranging from exhibition space to symposium sponsorship.
Clinicians are confronted by a range of day-to-day challenges in achieving an APU incidence rate of zero. Driven by this demand and the obvious need for education in this field of care, Wounds UK will once again provide a ‘must attend’ day of education and practical advice on how to achieve national targets of eliminating APUs.
The leading wound care conference in the UK. This is our largest event and has been held in November at the Harrogate International Centre for over 10 years. Attracting over 1,800 delegates annually, this 3-day event delivers a full range of unrivalled branding and networking opportunities, allowing sponsors to interact with wound care professionals in the exhibition area, conference hall and at the gala dinner.