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Wound Care Half-day Update

9 October 2018 @ 9:15 am - 1:00 pm


Ms Denise Woodd

9.15-9.30 coffee and registration.         9.30-1pm training Session

An interactive session to explore, update skills and increase knowledge in managing wounds and why wounds don’t heal  in Primary Care.

The session will also include a workshop to explore correct dressing selection and using the local wound formulary

This session is aimed at practice nurses. However, HCAs can also attend if they are already experienced in this area of their work


  • To understand the main elements of describing/assessing wounds accurately in a standardised way
  • To explore the major barriers to wound healing within the wound bed eg. Infection, Biofilm, excessive exudate
  • To consider skin care in relation to wounds
  • To increase awareness of the local formulary and the products included
  • To recognise the main grouping of dressings and indications for which types of dressings may be suitable for types of wounds
  • Opportunity to discuss the issues of wound care in the GP practice


Please park in the pay and display Fairfield Long-stay car park on Weymouth Avenue DT1 1QW

Location details

Atrium Health Centre
Atrium Health Centre, 7 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 1QR

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs?Yes


Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


9 October 2018
9:15 am - 1:00 pm
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