WOUND CARE

A Unified Approach to Wound Care

23 - 24 APRIL 2024, THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, BIRMINGHAM

Be at the Forefront of Wound Care

Join us at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham on the 23rd and 24th of April 2023 for a ground-breaking dialogue on wound care. This year, we are thrilled to offer a multifaceted event focused on the latest advancements, research, and strategies in these critical areas of healthcare.

Innovative Exhibition

Explore an expansive exhibition featuring the latest technologies and solutions from leading companies in wound care. Discover products and services that can revolutionize your approach to wound care.

Expert-Led Sessions

Learn from national-renowned experts as they share cutting-edge research, best practices, and case studies in over 30+ sessions spanning two transformative days.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with peers, thought leaders, and innovators. Our networking sessions and interactive workshops are designed to foster collaborations that extend beyond the conference.

Featured Speakers

Una Adderley

Una Adderley

Director, National Wound Care Strategy Programme

Valerie Edward Jones

Valerie Edward Jones

Professor of Microbiology, Manchester Metropolitan University

Helen Shoker

Helen Shoker

Lead Nurse, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Krishna Gohil

Krishna Gohil

Senior Lecturer in Prescribing. Faculty of Health, Education and Society Northampton University.

Jacky Edwards

Jacky Edwards

Clinical Lead for Surgical Wound National Wound Care Association

Melissa Rochon

Melissa Rochon

Royal Brompton Hospital Trust

Donna Kesteven

Donna Kesteven

Associate Director Surgical Products, Advanced Wound Care Research and Development, Convatec.

Siobhan McCoulough

Siobhan McCoulough

Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant.

Alison Parnham

Alison Parnham

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tissue Viability, School of Health Sciences, University of. Nottingham. (Invited)

Lillian Chiwera

Lillian Chiwera

SSI Surveillance & Prevention Consultant / Chair SSI Prevention

Jacqui Fletcher

Jacqui Fletcher

Clinical Lead for Pressure Ulcers, National Wound Care Strategy Programme

Angela Hind

Angela Hind

Hull City Health Care Partnership

Ruth Woods

Ruth Woods

Advanced Podiatrist, Hull City Health Care Partnership

Kerry Carmichael

Kerry Carmichael

Professional lead, Tissue Viability, Hull City Health Care Partnership

Michael Oliver

Michael Oliver

Programme Manager, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership

Andrea McDonald

Andrea McDonald

Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative

Helen Williams

Helen Williams

York & Scarborough Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Keeley Chapman

Keeley Chapman

TVN, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Katie Fox

Katie Fox

Community Wound Care Team, Essex University Partnership Trust

Andrea Clay

Andrea Clay

Leg Ulcer Specialist Nurse, Essex University Partnership Trust

The Agenda

DAY 1 - TUESDAY 23RD APRIL 2024

07:45

Registration, Coffee and Networking

09:00

Chairs Introduction

09:15

National Wound Care Strategy Programme – NHS England – An Overview

Una Adderley - Director, National Wound Care Strategy Programme

09:40

Antimicrobial Resistance in Wound Care.

Valerie Edward Jones, Professor of Microbiology, Manchester Metropolitan University

10:05

Reducing wound care inequality across different care settings

Helen Shoker - Lead Nurse, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

10:30

Questions and Answers

10:45

Morning Coffee and Networking

11:15

Foot Ulcers

Krishna Gohil - Senior Lecturer in Prescribing. Faculty of Health, Education and Society Northampton University.

11:40

Surgical Wound Complications

Jacky Edwards - Clinical Lead for Surgical Wound National Wound Care Association

12:05

Improving surveillance of surgical site infection

Melissa Rochon - Royal Brompton Hospital Trust

12:30

Questions and Answers

12:45

Afternoon Lunch and Networking

14:00

Best Practice in Wound Care

Donna Kesteven, Associate Director Surgical Products, Advanced Wound Care Research and Development, Convatec.

14:30

Measuring quality in Wound care.

Siobhan McCoulough, Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant.

14:50

Debridement

Alison Parnham, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tissue Viability, School of Health Sciences, University of. Nottingham. (Invited)

15:10

Questions and Answers

15:20

Afternoon Coffee and Networking

15:50

Immediate Actions with Severe Burns Patients

Jacky Edwards - Clinical Lead for Surgical Wound National Wound Care Association

16:15

Prevention Strategies for Surgical Site Infections.

Lillian Chiwera, SSI Surveillance & Prevention Consultant / Chair SSI Prevention

16:40

Questions and Answers

17:00

Close of Day 1

DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL 2024

07:45

Registration, Coffee and Networking

09:00

Chairs Introduction

09:15

Improving Pressure Ulcer Care

Jacqui Fletcher - Clinical Lead for Pressure Ulcers, National Wound Care Strategy Programme

09:40

Case Study: Establishing ‘First Assessment Clinics’ to improve lower limb wound care

Angela Hind - Hull City Health Care Partnership

Ruth Woods - Advanced Podiatrist, Hull City Health Care Partnership

Kerry Carmichael - Professional lead, Tissue Viability, Hull City Health Care Partnership

10:05

Wound Diagnosis and Remote monitoring

Michael Oliver - Programme Manager, Livewell South

10:30

Questions and Answers

10:45

Morning Coffee and Networking

11:15

Case Study: Improving wound care knowledge and skills in the workforce – mandating on-line wound care education

Andrea McDonald - Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative

11:40

Case Study: Delivery of the community transformation programme plan.

Helen Williams, York & Scarborough Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Keeley Chapman, TVN, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12:05

Delivering a complex community leg ulcer service over two decades.

Katie Fox, Community Wound Care Team, Essex University Partnership Trust.

Andrea Clay, Leg Ulcer Specialist Nurse, Essex University Partnership Trust

12:30

Questions and Answers

12:45

Afternoon Lunch and Networking

The remaining sessions will take place in the IPC Plenary

Funded Places are now available for selected job roles within the healthcare sector. Register your place or contact us on 0161 710 3302 to see if you qualify.