Exploring Histories and Futures of Innovation in Advanced Wound Care


  1. Objects from the Thackray collection and milestones in the wounds timeline, Catherine Robins, Mary Madden, James Stark
  2. Introduction to experimental designer and maker, Jessie White
  3. Violent Intrusions: Wound Care in First World War Medical Accounts, Marie Allitt
  4.  Burns: the evolving wound, Jonathan Reinarz
  5.  First Aid Organisation and the IRA mainland bombing campaign of the 1970s, Barry Doyle
  6.  Sat Nav wound care’: A service user perspective, Kay Walker
  7. From manufacturer to marketer – how the wound care industry has related to healthcare professionals, James Lavan
  8. The developing role of the nurse in wound management; clinical, education and research Carol Dealey (clinical); Madeleine Flanagan (education); Sue Bale (research)


Capturing key points, At table discussion and feedback

How did advanced wound care develop and how does it sit in the context of the longer history of wound care and the development of the NHS? Why has wound care in the UK become the preserve of nurses rather than for example, surgeons? How have health professionals in the field collaborated with industry and service users and to whose advantage? What role has the patient, carer/service user played in developing advanced wound care?

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