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From the drama of WW1 to the hidden contemporary domestic epidemic of chronic wounds – the Parkinson building at the University of Leeds provided a ‘stage’ for linked events with people in costume, lots to see, themed food, presentations, discussions, object handling, archive viewing and performance. What can war teach today’s nurses about wound care?
Go to our Eventbrite pages Conference Public event and sign up to join us for a day of events, papers and discussion in the beautiful Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds on 17th November 2017: Nurses on the Frontline of wound care: from Passchendaele to pressure ulcers. Find out about the past and cutting…
As part of our project on histories and futures of advanced wound care, we have been working with Special Collections at the University of Leeds to enable increased awareness of and access to the papers of Dame Kathleen Raven, the UK’s Chief Nursing Officer from 1959-72. Her archive, held at the University, offers a rich…
Join us for a day of events, papers and discussion in honour of Nellie Spindler during stop pressure ulcer week on Friday 17th November 2017 at The University of Leeds. The event is being organised in partnership with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and is supported by funds from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Trust and Gateways to the First World War.
Our third workshop will take place on 13th March 2017, 11-4 at the Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds. It will focus on marketing, regulation and the evidence base in wound care. Speakers include Alison Hopkins, Jo Dumville, Tim Goodacre, Delia Smith, Kay Walker and Claire Jones.
Our first workshop was a catalyst for two blogs from presenters at the workshops. This from Barry Doyle checks out his assertion in the workshop that mid-twentieth century hospitals were run on a daily basis by women with doctors playing only a small part in the quotidian life of the institution https://t.co/7tyvI5fGLt This from the…
As part of the Dressed to impress: caring for wounds panel at the British Science Festival in Swansea on 9th September 2016, Mary Madden and Andrea Nelson and Gwyn Tudor CEO of MediWales discussed how new products in wound care are developed and whether they really meet our needs. The panel was chaired by James…
We will have a number of visual artists helping us record the discussions taking place at our 3 workshops.
Call for papers: Workshops at the Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds Now closed Advanced wound care deals with chronic, complex wounds, including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and dehisced surgical wounds. Most chronic wounds in the UK are managed by community nurses and the experience of wound care falls as much in the domain of…