Education from Accelerate CIC!

Developing Skills in Leg Ulcer Management – A Multi-disciplinary Approach.  This is a competency based five day leg ulcer training programme aimed at community nurses who manage patients with lower limb wounds.   This programme will give the candidate 30 CPD credits from the RCN. The programmes are being run on the 22 and 23 May, […]

Smart Bandage Trials could start in 12 months!! 

Bandages which can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back to doctors could be trialled within the next 12 months, scientists have said. The bandages would use real-time 5G technology to monitor what treatment is needed and also keep track of a patient’s activity levels. The work is being led by Swansea […]

“I have just returned after the TVS – 2017 conference feeling exhilarated”

Heidi Green was one of the TVS sponsored place winners to attend TVS 2017 – The Conference on the 5th, 6th April at the Edgbaston Stadium. I have just returned after the TVS – 2017 conference feeling exhilarated. It was a wonderful surprise to win one of the highly coveted TVS student sponsored places and what a […]

“The event was even better than anticipated” says TVS/LimbO Sponsored Place Winner

Alexander Bishop was one of the TVS/LimbO sponsored place winners to attend TVS 2017 – The Conference on the 5th, 6th April at the Edgbaston Stadium. “Having never attended the TVS Conference before, I was very pleased to hear that I had received a LimbO sponsored place. The agenda looked great and I booked my […]

ConvaTec’s 4th Professional Development Course to be launched at TVS 2017 – The Conference!

ConvaTec drive for excellence in anticipating and addressing  customers’ needs with advanced technologies and best-in-class products and services. The Medical Affairs function at ConvaTec is about more than just education. They recognise that amongst current challenges being faced by Tissue Viability services is the drive for efficiency savings whilst ensuring effective quality care, hence ConvaTec’s […]

BLISTER study results published in The Lancet!

The BLISTER Study investigated the treatments for bullous pemphigoid, a severe blistering skin condition.  Results showed that starting treatment with an oral antibiotic (doxycycline) is an effective and safer alternative to the current standard treatment of oral steroids (prednisolone) which can have harmful long-term side effects. This was a large study on a rare disease […]

GLOBIAD: International Validation Study

In 2016, the University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (Ghent University, Belgium) developed the Ghent Global IAD Categorisation Tool (GLOBIAD). The tool categorizes lesions caused by incontinence (IAD) in four categories. This year we aim to validate GLOBIAD by examining the degree of agreement between health professionals /caregivers by categorizing photographs of IAD using two […]

EPUAP 2017 – Fantastic Award Opportunities Available!

The EPUAP are delighted to offer a number of Awards for meetings in 2017 and 2018!  Details are… Investigator Awards apply by 15 March! Click here for more information Journal of Tissue Viability & Journal of Clinical Biomechanics Award – Deadline: 15 April 2017.  Click here for more information EPUAP & Stryker Quality Improvement Travel Awards: […]

TVS Member Offer!

The 10th National Wound Care Conference: Smart working: how to safeguard tissue viability in uncertain times will bring together the leading voices in tissue viability and wound care to discuss the key management, clinical and professional issues affecting those in the field.  Click here to find out more The conference is taking place on Friday 3rd […]