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  1. WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014
    WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

    At the 2014 MediWales Innovation Awards the award for the NHS’ Collaboration with a Welsh Company, was presented to Aneurin Bevan Health Board for the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre which is funded by the NHS and Welsh Government to lead on wound healing...

  2. BSN Medical Acquires Sorbian to strengthen position its position in wound care
    BSN Medical Acquires Sorbian to strengthen position its position in wound care

    Sorbion, a privately held company based in Münster, Germany, is engaged in the development, marketing and sales of superabsorbent wound care products seen by many customers as the best-in-class. The company has achieved strong market positions in numerous...

  3. Wounds International is proud to announce collaboration with WUWHS 2016
    Wounds International is proud to announce collaboration with WUWHS 2016

    The next World Union of Wound Healing Societies conference will be held in Florence from 25-29 September, 2016. Under the title ‘One Vision, One Mission’ the conference aims to facilitate the sharing of best practice in wound care around the world. Since...

  4. Dr George W Cherry will be sadly missed.
    Dr George W Cherry will be sadly missed.

    It is with much sorrow that we write of the death of Dr George Cherry. His colleague Terence Ryan, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University, eloquently describes his contribution to wound healing in Oxford as ‘exceptional’....

  5. Meeting report: stepping up to customised wound care
    Meeting report: stepping up to customised wound care VIEW PDF
    September 2014 Volume 5 Issue 3

    A one-hour symposium was held by Urgo Medical on Thursday 15th May 2014 at the annual European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Conference in Madrid, entitled ‘Stepping up to customised wound care’. The objective of the session was to highlight the...

  6. Patients undergoing surgery at high risk of pressure ulceration
    Patients undergoing surgery at high risk of pressure ulceration VIEW PDF

    Pressure ulcer formation while in the OR increases the length of hospital stay and hospital costs [1]. When a surgical patient develops a pressure ulcer within 72 hours after his or her procedure, it most likely indicates that the ulcer occurred during surgery...

  7. Welsh Wound Innovation Centre announces partnership with pressure care manufacturer
    Welsh Wound Innovation Centre announces partnership with pressure care manufacturer

    The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, a new centre of excellence in wound prevention and treatment, has announced details of its first commercial partnership. Caerphilly-based Direct Healthcare Services, which manufactures pressure care products including...

  8. Pressure ulcer, ostomy and incontinence management conference (POSCON), Dubai 2014
    Pressure ulcer, ostomy and incontinence management conference (POSCON), Dubai 2014 VIEW PDF

    This regional conference will highlight issues around pressure ulcers and the management of incontinence to maintain skin integrity. It will be held on 19-20th September at The Address, Dubai Marina Hotel, Dubai.

  9. 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Diabetic Limbs, November 2014
    11th Asia Pacific Conference on Diabetic Limbs, November 2014

    This is an important regional conference highlighting one of the most critical health issues facing the world in general, but in particular the Asia-Pacific region. It will bring together leading diabetes specialists from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

  10. MSWCP announce the Transborneo Wound Conference August 15-17 in Kuching, Malaysia
    MSWCP announce the Transborneo Wound Conference August 15-17 in Kuching, Malaysia

    Following on from last year’s successful International Wound Care Conference organised in conjunction with Wounds International the Malaysian Society of Wound Care Professionals is proud to announce their next Congress.