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Eliminating Heel Pressure Ulcers

Friday 23 March 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Eliminating Heel Pressure Ulcers
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In the NHS in England from April 2015 to the end of March 2016, 24,674 patients were reported to have developed a new pressure ulcerCollectively we should not feel that this is an acceptable position for our patientsIn May 2016 4.5 % of reported ST patients had a pressure ulcer = 8,426 patients…We are seeing a plateau and variation in organisations” NHS Improvement February 2017

“The Heel is the second most common site for pressure ulcer development” Nursing Centre, 2015

“Research shows between 80% and 95% are avoidable” Stop the Pressure Campaign, NHS England

Chaired by Tina Chambers Past Chair Tissue Viability Society this national CPD conference focuses on a practical guide to eliminating heel pressure ulcers and improving care and treatment in your service. 

National updates and practical case studies will provide essential guidance on:

  • Reducing avoidable heel pressure ulcers 
  • Changing practice in the early detection of heel pressure ulcers 
  • Reducing the incidence of hospital acquired heel pressure ulcers in practice 
  • Undertaking effective Heel Checks 
  • React to Red: Communicating heel pressure ulcer prevention 

PLUS: The conference will also include a pre conference supplier showcase to update delegates about the latest product developments in this area.

Also of interest

Pressure Ulcers Summit
Tuesday 22 May 2018
The Studio Conference Centre
Association for PrescribersBARNADDRC Wound CareGood Governance InstituteTissue Viability ScotlandSociety of Vascular NursesWelsh Wound NetworkWound Care Alliance UK
GGI (Good Governance Institute) accredited conferences CPD Member ASGBI (Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland) professional partner BADS (British Association of Day Surgery) accredited conferences