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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
Thursday 7 December 2017
Manchester Conference Centre
Manchester
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