2014 Conference Presentations

TVS 2014 – The Conference by Video

We are delighted to share with you many of the presentations from the 2014 Conference, a big thank you to all of our speakers.

Please click here to view a pdf copy of the final programme for your in case it’s useful.


Professor Dimitri Beeckman – Pressure Ulcer Classification – getting the reporting mechanisms right – Improving the quality of classification PUCLAS 3


Professor Jane Blazeby  – Dressings for surgical wounds


Professor Ian Chetter – Open Surgical Wounds, NIHR Programme Grant


Professor Keith Cutting – Biofilms: Fact or Fiction – How do biofilms affect my clinical practice?


Professor Carol Dealey – Pressure Ulcer Classification – getting the reporting mechanisms right – Are unstageable/ungradeable PUs really category 3? Launch of a new TVS project

Professor Carol Dealey – Perspectives from a life in Tissue Viability


Dr Jo Dumville – Leg Ulcers, Quality of Life and Wellbeing – The VenUS IV study – Hosiery versus bandages for treating venous leg ulcers


Professor Val Edwards-Jones – Biofilms: Fact or Fiction – What are biofilms and how are they diagnosed?


Val Henderson & Louise Jones – Experiences of a PI and CRN in TV research


Professor William Jeffcoate – Finding solutions to complex problems – the Diabetic Foot – the challenges of managing DFU – epidemiology, off-loading, recognising infection etc


Dr Liz McGinnis – Where are we with PU guidelines? – NICE Guidelines


Dr Elaine McNichol – Leg Ulcers, Quality of Life and Wellbeing – Involving patients with leg ulcers in developing innovations in treatment and management


Alison Musgrove – Finding solutions to complex problems – the Diabetic Foot – HEELS Study – Evaluation of lightweight fibreglass heel costs in the management of ulcers of the heel in diabetes


Professor Andrea Nelson – Writing a conference abstract


Professor Jane Nixon – Pressure Ulcer Classification – getting the reporting mechanisms right – What should we be reporting? An update from NHS England


Dr Lisette Schoonhoven – Where are we with PU guidelines? – International PU Guidelines


Dr Penny Upton – Leg Ulcers, Quality of Life and Wellbeing – Is there a difference between quality of life and well-being?


 TVS 2014 – The Conference – Free papers 1 and 2