6th International Conference on Skin Integrity and Tissue Viability:

Innovations in Wound Management: Welcome to tomorrow's reality

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8.15 - 9 - Registration, coffee and breakfast

9 - 9.10 - Chairs opening remarks

Professor Barbara Conway, Head of Pharmacy, University of Huddersfield, UK

9.10 - 10.00 - Where are we nationally for wound care?

National wound care strategy/ Legs Matter

Dr Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Mid Yorks NHS Trust & Lecturer Practitioner, University of Huddersfield, UK

Overview of Government/NHS/DH documents

Rich Shorney

10.00 - 10.45From Manchester to MARS –
Reducing inequality in service provision for chronic wounds through a ‘whole systems’ approach that leads to population based transformation

Dr Nas Ahmed

10.45 - 11.15: Coffee and exhibition  

11.15 - 11.45 - Bespoke wound dressings using 3D printing - A reality for clinical practice?

Professor Alan Smith

11.45 - 12.45: Sponsored Symposium - Getting it right first time

12.45 - 13.55: Lunch and Exhibition

13.55 - 14.00: Welcome back

14.00 - 14.30Technical textiles for wound management and infection prevention

Professor Parik Goswami

14.30 - 15.00:  Using smart materials for prevention of skin damage

Professor Amit Gefen

15.00 - 15.45: Sponsored Symposium - Future developments

15.45 - 16.00: Closing comments