Top 12 Research Questions published

The latest James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Partnership (JLAPUP) newsletter contains important news. On the 28th March 2013 patients, carers and health professionals came together at the JLAPUP final priority setting meeting and chose the top 12 pressure ulcer prevention and treatment questions. They are: 1. How effective is repositioning in the prevention of pressure […]

A Sneak Preview of our Programme No. 3!

Justin Keen, Jane Nixon & Susanne Coleman- 1st time presentation of results from the NIHR PURPOSE Programme Justin Keen – Severe Pressure Ulcers: How organisational contexts influence their development There is suggestive evidence that the organisation of health care can contribute to the development of severe pressure ulcers. The study sought to improve our understanding […]

A Sneak Preview of our Programme No. 2!

Alison Hopkins & Nikki Stubbs – The importance of benchmarking and its relevance to delivering a complex wound programme Background A survey of care of people with complex wounds was undertaken across all healthcare providers in Leeds in March 2011 as part of a larger research programme. The objective of the survey was to investigate […]

A Sneak Preview of our Programme No. 1!

Tina Chambers & Abigail Warren – Pressure Ulcer Reporting Workshop This workshop will be facilitated by Tina Chambers (Vice Chair of the Tissue Viability Society) with the support of Abigail Warren (National Programme manager for Safety Thermometer), Kate Cheema (specialist information analyst from the quality observatory) and Ailsa Brotherton /Lyn McIntyre. During this short workshop […]

Safety Thermometer update

Here’s a link to the latest from the Safety Thermometer team with lots of resources you may find interesting. http://harmfreecare.org/measurement/nhs-safety-thermometer/ Also the reference document attached below is an accompanying FAQ’s document which has been recently updated. Reference document : NHS Safety Thermometer CQUIN 2013/14 FAQs