Scientists develop game-changer in treating chronic wounds

A team of international scientists has developed a more effective treatment for chronic wounds that doesn’t involve antibiotics or silver-based dressings, but instead, an ionized gas called plasma. The treatment involves boosting the plasma activation of hydrogel dressings with a unique mix of different chemical oxidants that decontaminate and help health chronic wounds. According to […]

Q&A: Wound Clinical Nurse Consultant Hayley Ryan on tackling a ‘hidden epidemic’

This year’s Wound Awareness Week (4-10 September) is ‘Let’s get wound care RIGHT! The RIGHT diagnosis and the RIGHT treatment at the RIGHT time’. It points to the fact that so many wounds can be healed with appropriate care, especially from experienced wound care nurses, and the value of wound-specific education from many other health […]