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Nicola Plummer runs half-marathon for Leg Ulcer Charity

On Sunday 20th May 2018, Nicola Plummer ran Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon, raising money for The Leg Ulcer Charity. Nicola, an Early Years and Forest School leader, finished the half marathon in a very respectable 2 hours 19 mins 19 secs Nicola was one of about 4,000 runners in

Leg ulcers heal quicker with surgery than compression

Venous leg ulcers affect approximately half a million people in the UK At any one time about 1/4 of these will be open. New research just about to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown that treating patients with venous leg ulcers with endovenous “keyhole” surgery

Opinion needed from leg ulcer patient or carer

The National Institute for Health Research (the research arm of the NHS) is looking for help from: a patient with a leg ulcer a carer of a patient with a leg ulcer “Dear Leg Ulcer Charity, I am writing to you from the National Institute for Health Research to offer

Cycling event raises over £1,000 for the Leg Ulcer Charity

Tour de TWC raises over £1,000 for the Leg Ulcer Charity On the 26th September Rachel and Amanda from The Whiteley Clinic Bristol cycled 126 miles to their head office in Guildford, to help raise money for the Leg Ulcer Charity. They decided to raise money for the Leg Ulcer

Leg Ulcer Charity in Mail on Sunday

The Leg Ulcer Charity is featured today (17 September 2017) in the Mail on Sunday, page 72. The story concerns a 48-year-old man called Rod Stacey. It is a story very worth reading for anyone who has leg troubles of venous origin – not only those who already have a

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