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Leg ulcer conference 2017 – 3 fantastic days

Last week saw the first leg ulcer conference held between the Leg Ulcer Charity and the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation. Both the Leg Ulcer Charity and The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation are dedicated to giving the very best care and treatments for patients with leg ulcers. The Leg Ulcer Charity

Preparing for leg ulcer conference

Preparations are well underway for the leg ulcer conference. The Leg Ulcer Charity is running a conference over three days at the College of Phlebology’s 1st International Veins Conference. This is going to be held in London on 15-17 March 2017. Today Susan Ostler, lead nurse at the Whiteley Clinic,

Cure leg ulcers – learn the latest techniques and research

Learn how to cure leg ulcers. Hear the latest research. See the latest techniques. Ask the experts any questions. Help your patients to get out of compression and have the lowest chance of getting another leg ulcer. Cure leg ulcers Venous leg ulcers can now be cured in the majority

Leg ulcer course in London over 3 days

The Leg Ulcer Charity is running a leg ulcer course over 3 days in London 15-17 March 2017. Leg ulcers are very common in the UK. Although compression bandaging is still important, new dressings, devices and sometimes surgery are improving healing rates. This 3-day course will cover all of the

Understanding the cause of most venous leg ulcers

Most patients with venous leg ulcers in the UK only get dressings and bandages. Despite the National Guidelines from NICE (the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence), most patients do not get sent to a specialist vascular service for a full venous duplex scan. Because they don’t have a scan,

Leg Ulcer Conference – Win Free Day Pass

The Leg Ulcer Conference is being held in London on 15-17 March 2017. This is part of the College of Phlebology’s 1st International Veins meeting. The Leg Ulcer Charity is offering free day passes to the conference to nurses or healthcare assistants who submit cases to be presented at the

Curing Venous Leg Ulcers – Message still not getting through

Venous leg ulcers can be cured by local anaesthetic surgery. Not all of them – but a large proportion of them. Probably the majority of them. Of those that are left, some venous leg ulcers can be cured with venous stenting. A 12 year study published from a specialist venous unit has shown

Prize Draw – 1st International Veins Meeting 2017

Prize Draw – 1st International Veins Meeting 2017 The Leg Ulcer Charity will be running a three day leg ulcer conference and course at The College of Phlebology’s 1st International Veins Meeting in London 15th – 17th March 2017. To celebrate our partnership with The College of Phlebology we are

Leg Ulcer Conference for Nurses, Doctors and Students

Leg Ulcer Charity’s 3 Day Conference The Leg Ulcer Charity has been invited to run a three day leg ulcer conference and course at The College of Phlebology’s 1st International Veins Meeting in London in March 2017. The course will be essential for anyone treating patients with leg ulcers, amalgamating

Leg ulcer news in the Venous Times

Leg ulcer news available free online at the Venous Times (http://www.venoustimes.net/?q=luc). Everything changes so fast in the world of medicine and nursing today, it is quite hard to keep up to date. District nurses, tissue viability nurses and all healthcare professionals interested in leg ulcers need a regularly updated news