Date: Monday 11th October 2021 09:00 – 09:30

What to do when a knock or sore isn’t healing

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What’s it about?

  • The start of lower limb ulceration – the need for urgent review
  • Link to underlying disease eg diabetes, venous hypertension
  • Includes wounds on foot and leg
  • Explanation of the window of opportunity for healing
  • What should happen in assessment process – the timelines for assessment
  • Reinforce the need for good assessment and good care at the start of the wound journey
  • How to escalate your situation if you believe things are not healing

Who’s it suitable for?

  • General public
  • Patients receiving treatment from community nurses
  • Community nurses
  • Tissue Viability Nurses

Who’s running this event

Your host is:

  • Dr Leanne Atkin, PhD, MHSc, RGN, Vascular Nurse Consultant/Research Fellow, Mid Yorks NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield

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