Exploring Histories and Futures of Innovation in Advanced Wound Care

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Screenshot of object handling from workshop 1 by Big Blue Whale Creative Media .

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Tom Bailey depicting George Winter's work on moist wound healing

Funded by an AHRC Research Network Grant and led by Dr Mary Madden with Dr James Stark from the University of Leeds this project connects academics from a broad range of disciplines with patient and industry representatives to explore what we can learn from current and past developments in advanced wound care. We will be hosting three workshops at the Thackray Medical Museum between June 2016 and May 2017 to discuss the challenges associated with innovation in chronic wound care. Major outputs will include an edited collection based on the outcomes of the workshops, an industry-facing briefing document, a public panel debate, creative visual outputs and a new network of interdisciplinary scholars which will be supported in the longer-term by digital resources. Throughout we will be working closely with our project partner, the WoundTec Healthcare Technology Co-operative.

The first of our three workshops took place on 20th September 2016. Click on an image below for further details of that workshop.

 
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Workshop 1 focuses on which health professions, patients and industries have been involved in the development of wound care in the UK and their field of interaction. Workshop 2 focuses on the science, technologies/materials and techniques used in wound care and our relationships with these. Workshop 3 focuses on regulation, evidence and marketing in wound care.

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