Updates & Events

Thought pieces  |  7th July 2020

Tracy Goodwin – Reflections from lockdown

For some, lockdown has been a complete life change. But for others, including many of the million leg ulcer patients across the country – old and young, there's been no change.
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Thought pieces  |  29th June 2020

Don’t let problem legs and feet be a COVID-19 casualty

We are now in the fourth month of our nation fighting the pandemic. And four months of no prevention work could lead to a lifetime legacy of ill health and worsening outcomes for many patients. 
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Campaign updates  |  29th June 2020

Lessons from redeployment to carry into post-COVID working

Lockdown presented the need and opportunity for me to work differently during the Coronavirus and I’m two months into my redeployment as a community tissue viability nurse.
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Patient views  |  29th June 2020

Self caring during the Coronavirus

Since March 2020, his wife, Pat, has taken on Peter’s care supported by Legs Matter member Kate Williams, a wound clinical nurse specialist at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. 
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Legs Matter News  |  29th June 2020

NHS changes will help save lives says Legs Matter chair

Lockdown brings benefits for patients with serious leg and foot problems  Patient waiting times fall from up to two months to five days. Half of UK’s one million lower leg and foot patients now self-care. Closer working between services means problems treated 87% faster.
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Thought pieces  |  8th June 2020

We need to optimise compression therapy more than ever

Patients require effective treatment and if they do not receive compression, then COVID-19 or not will not stop the deterioration.
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