Campaign updates  |  21st June 2021

The need to change culture not dressings

An article from Alison Hopkins, CEO at Accelerate and Georgina Ritchie, Deputy Director of Education at Accelerate
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Events  |  1 December 2020 7.30pm

Legs Matter: challenging the status quo – Facebook Live

Two of our coalition members, Alison Hopkins, Chief Executive, Accelerate and Dr Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorks NHS Trust will be presenting in a unique LIVE Facebook event…
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Legs Matter News  |  10th September 2020

Article on compression in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)

This paper identifies the issue of harm in its first sentence and there is hope that people with leg ulcers will finally be afforded the care and attention they rightly require.
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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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Thought pieces  |  19th November 2019

Inflammation but not as you know it!

Are you aware venous hypertension raises these same enzymes within the tissues whether you have a wound or not?
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Campaign updates  |  24th September 2018

We have a lot to learn from our coalition Patient Partners

The Legs Matter coalition came about because there were a number of us who thought 'enough is enough'.
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