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In memory of Camilla Jenks

The Leg Ulcer Charity would like to thank the generosity of the family of Camilla Jenks. Camilla Jenks passed away on 25th July 2017. Her funeral will be in Box on 7th August. Camilla’s family has very generously asked for family flowers only, and in lieu of flowers, donations to

Survey for leg ulcer or skin graft patients

Have you ever had a leg ulcer or a skin graft? Imperial College is currently designing a research study and needs your views. Please help us by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/6HPGHW9

Free App helps patients cure leg ulcers

A free App has been released to help patients suffering from leg ulcers. The Leg Ulcer Charity has teamed up with Medopad to develop an App for leg ulcers. The App allows patients or their carers to track the progress and treatment of the leg ulcer. The patient or their

Medopad and Leg Ulcer Charity launch app helping to manage Leg Ulcers

The Leg Ulcer Charity and Medopad have launched a new mobile application for patients and their carers across the UK. The app aims to improve how ulcers are treated and to expand knowledge of the condition. In its first phase, the app will be available for 25,000 patients, before rolling

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