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DDRC Wound Care Study Day - Problem soliving in leg and foot Care....a guide to best practice

(Free event)

Wednesday 4th October 0830 - 1515

Venue: Boringdon Park Golf Club, 55 Plymbridge Road, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 4QG

This study day is aimed at registered nurses working in the community, GP practices and nursing homes.

Speakers will be covering subjects such as:

Venous leg ulcers

Diabetic foot ulcers

Infection and sepsis

Continuity of care and best practice will be a key focus.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Keith F Cutting MN, RMN, RGN, Dip N (Lond), Cert Ed (FE) Tissue Viability and Medical Device Consultancy Clinical Research Consultant, Perfectus Biomed Ltd.

  • Kathryn Evans, Community Nurse Advisor, NHS England

  • Anita Cassidy, Diabetes Foot Protection Lead, Livewell South West

A number of companies will be exhibiting during the day, providing an opportunity to further expand your knowledge.

Tea and coffee will be served on arrival. A free lunch is provided.

To book please go here

Any queries should be sent to woundcare@ddrc.org


Tissue Wound Interest Group (TWIG) Meetings 

Plymouth Tissue Wound Interest Group (TWIG) is coordinated by ConvaTec and held at DDRC Healthcare. It provides a non-commercial opportunity for primary and secondary care clinicians to meet, learn together and share experiences in a relatively informal setting.

Venue:DDRC Healthcare, Plymouth Science Park, PL6 8BU

Tuesday 10th October 2017 - Surgical Site Complications: Mike Ellis, Lead TVN, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Tuesday 9th January 2018

Light refreshments at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

No booking required. Free on site parking.

For more information and to register your interest please email tim.frost@convatec.com


Worcester Rugby Club, 27th & 28th Sept 2017 - 17th Annual Leg Club Conference

Wound Management: Sharing Knowledge in Pursuit of Best Practice

The conference will feature inspiring speakers on the latest developments in wound management and it will be a fantastic opportunity to share best practice and work together to improve services.

Booking and more details can be found here.


Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain

Friday 29 September 2017 De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides asn essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers for pain. Pain is a growing area of non medical prescribing and one of the most common areas, in a survey of the Association for Prescribers members 50% of members prescribed for pain (Karen Stenner, University of Surrey). This makes it essential that non medical prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

For further information and to book your place visit: http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/non-medical-prescribing-for-pain or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #PainPrescribing


Implementing the NICE Guidance & updated Quality Standard on Diabetic Foot Problems Prevention and Management

Friday 6 October 2017 De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving practice in the prevention and management of diabetic foot problems including implementing the updated NICE guideline, Quality Standard, and operational framework to improve care for patients with diabetic foot disease. Through national updates, extended focus sessions and practical case studies the conference will update delegates on best practice in improving the care of patients with and at risk of diabetic foot problems.

For further information and to book your place visit http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/diabetic-foot-problems-prevention-and-management or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #DiabeticFoot

For the Healthcare Conferences UK events above a 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20ddrc when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)


Wounds UK Annual Conference  

13-15 November 2017 

Harrogate International Centre

Full details can be found here


Pressure Ulcers Summit

Thursday 7 December 2017 Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This summit aims to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers. The conference will cover implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and monitoring progress against the National NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers.

For further information and to book your place visit http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eliminating-pressure-ulcers-summit   or emailnicki@hc-uk.org.uk

A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20ddrc when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

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