SWHSI-2 Trial

There is now less than 4 months to go until the end of recruitment for SWHSI-2! To ensure the study completes recruitment we need each and every participant site to recruit at least 1 participant per month! So far the study has recruited 597 participants out of 696 required, so just 99 recruits left to […]

Evidence for Wound Care Webinar: PURPOSE-T

The next webinar in the National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) Evidence for Wound Care series is the opportunity for you to discover more about a new generation Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Instrument: PURPOSE-T Risk assessment remains a key component of pressure ulcer (PU) prevention and a central preventative feature of national and international guidance. […]

White Rose Surgical Collaborative launch a new project: MAGIC — management of acute surgical abscesses

The White Rose Surgical Collaborative (WRSC) is the trainee-led research network for intestinal and general surgery in Yorkshire. It aims to facilitate high quality, collaborative, audit and research projects whilst promoting engagement in research and it has recently launched a new project called MAGIC — management of acute surgical abscesses.  MAGIC is a national audit planned to take place between […]

Vascular Research – Priorities to Evidence Workshop

Learn about the Vascular Priority Setting Partnership’s progress, next steps, and opportunities to get involved This FREE to attend workshop is taking place on the 13 September at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE Workshop overall aims: To raise awareness about Vascular Research Priorities To share examples of recent progress and […]

New wound care standards being developed

The National Wound Care Strategy Programme is addressing the unwarranted variation in UK wound care services, underuse of evidence-based practices and overuse of ineffective practices, to improve wound care healing and prevention for people and use NHS resources more efficiently. There is currently no recognised standard for a generic information record that can support the delivery of […]

Mastering Clinical and Technology Trials in MedTech

The Mastering Clinical and Technology Trials in MedTech course is a free-of-charge initiative to help collaborative companies and organisations keen to engage in its key pathways of support to clinical trials and help to facilitate clinical engagement and help signpost to the relevant partners that have supporting projects and to determine the correct stage of […]

Evidence for Wound Care Online Webinar: SWHSI-2

The second webinar in the Evidence for Wound Care series from the National Wound Care Strategy Programme will give you some background to a current National Institute of Health and Social Care; (NIHR) – funded randomised controlled trial in wound care, SWHSI-2 (Surgical Wounds by Secondary Intention – 2), is taking place on the 19 […]

SAVE THE DATE – WReN Scientific Meeting 2022

The Wounds Research Network (WReN) Scientific Committee are delighted to announce that the 2022 Scientific Meeting will be held in Glasgow on the 18 May, in conjunction with TVS 2022 – The Conference. Our venue is Hampden Park which is located 5 minute from Junction 1a of the M74, five minute walk from Mount Florida […]

PURE Study – your help is needed!

A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of exercise in the Prevention of leg Ulcer REcurrence – PURE trial The PURE study team are trying to ascertain feasibility before identifying potential secondary care sites and would greatly appreciate if you could complete their survey below. The aim of this questionnaire is to obtain […]

PURE PPI Surveys – can you help?

Imperial College London are looking to undertake public and patient involvement for PURE (Exercise to Prevent Venous Ulcer Recurrence) and they are asking for your help! By completing the short surveys you will be helping the team design a new study looking at different ways to manage leg ulcers. Patient Survey – click here Healthcare […]