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11 September 2019 at 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

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Preventing Pressure Ulcers in the Community – harnessing technology & enabling patient centred care

OVERVIEW

Do you have patients whose pressure ulcers aren’t healing despite your best efforts?

Do you lack confidence when choosing equipment or positioning patients?

Do you want to know more about how pressure monitoring could help you and your patients?

and…

Are you a Community Nurse, Tissue Viability Nurse, OT or Physiotherapist?

Do you work for or commission Wheelchair Services or equipment providers?

Are you passionate about helping patients to prevent pressure ulcers and improve their quality of life?

This event is for you!

PROGRAMME

The day will include:

  • JULIAN GUEST on The cost of wounds to the NHS & how this relates to the national wound care strategy
  • DR STEPHEN DUCKWORTH OBE on How pressure ulcers have affected me
  • PROF DAN BADER AND DR PETER WORSLEY on Bioengineering strategies to detect early tissue damage & improve quality of care

NICCI AYLWARD-WOTTON on spreading and scaling up Pressure Reduction through Continuous Pressure Monitoring in a Community Setting (PROMISE)

REGISTRATION

To register please follow this link.

Event details


Date:
11 September 2019
Time:
8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Organisers

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
SW AHSN
The Health Foundation

Venue

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club
Woodbury Castle
Exeter, United Kingdom
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