The 13th National Wound Care Conference will bring together the leading voices in tissue viability and wound care to discuss the key management, clinical and professional issues affecting those in the field.

This year’s conference not only offers valuable CPD for tissue viability nurses, podiatrists, nurse consultants, directors of nursing, district nurses and other nurses with an interest in wound care it provides insight, analysis and information to support informed decision making.

Conference Programme
08:30-09:00 Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing.
09:00-09:05 Introduction by chairs.
09:05-09:45 National Wound Care Strategy: update on progress so far, including the clinical navigation tool.
09:45-10:05 Q&A.
10:05-10:45 Data collection in wound care: key requirements, as identified by the NWCS. Q&A.
10:45-11:15 Refreshments and exhibition viewing.
11:15-11:50 NWCS supply and distribution stream: recommendations for good practice. Q&A.
11:50-12:40 NHS Supply Chain: current remit and future plans for wound care dressings. Q&A.
12:40-13:30 Lunch and exhibition viewing.
13:30-14:10 NHS Long Term Plan: how community nurses and practice nurses are working together to streamline and standardise care. Q&A.
14:10-14:45 Care of injecting drugs users who live with venous leg ulcers. Q&A.
14:45-15:10 Refreshments and exhibition viewing.
15:10-15:50 Antimicrobial stewardship: where are we going? Q&A.
15:50-16:30 Pressure2: clinical effectiveness of high specification foam vs. alternating pressure mattreses in preventing category 2 pressure ulcers. Q&A.