NewsWound care charity for injured soldiers launches

Wound care charity for injured soldiers launches

Complex wounds

Wound care charity for injured soldiers launches WoundCare 4 Heroes, a charity supporting soldiers injured away from home, is being launched on Thursday 14 June 2012 in Worcester, UK.

Battlefield wound care has improved significantly since World War II, and has reduced mortality around 10%.

At this event, Professor Keith Harding and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Jeffery will be speaking about the ongoing challenges of treating traumatic combat wounds.

Falklands veteran, Simon Weston, and soldier, James Fletcher, will also discuss their experiences of being wounded during battle.

WoundCare 4 Heroes intends to promote wound care education for complex wounds, support those living with a wound and coordinate and support the continual care of those injured in battle.

Website information to be announced.

Download the press release here.