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Eliminating Heel Pressure Ulcers

Wednesday 5 October 2016
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

Eliminating Heel Pressure Ulcers

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

-Pressure ulcers represent a major burden of sickness and reduced quality of life for people and their carers. They can be debilitating for the patient, with the most vulnerable people being those aged over 75. Pressure ulcers can be serious and lead to life-threatening complications such as blood poisoning or gangrene. Research suggests that between 80- 95% are avoidable” NICE Draft Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers January 2015

Chaired by Tina Chambers Vice Chair Tissue Viability Society and Tissue Viability Consultant Educator and Advisor Tina Chambers Ltd, this one day CPD certified conference opens with a keynote address from Susan Bowler Professional Advisor at NHS England with an update on stop the pressure.  The conference will provide an important opportunity for delegates to share experiences, raise issues and seek clarity through discussion with expert speakers and colleagues working in the same specialism.

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