As the peak body for chronic wound prevention and management, Wounds Australia developed the Wound Awareness Week 2021 (WAW21) campaign to reduce patient numbers and costs by: raising awareness of risks, warning signs and treatments enhancing the skills of health and aged care workers, while growing our membership driving changes to health policy. In 2021,…
WATCH: Federal Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Prof Alison McMillan thanks healthcare professionals
Federal Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Prof Alison McMillan thanks healthcare professionals for their hard work, dedication and care during Wound Awareness Week 2021.
Wounds Australia Chair Hayley Ryan spoke to Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin about increased pressure injuries among patients, clinicians and essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Health and Ageing Minister the Hon Greg Hunt MP has delivered a powerful message about the need to support people with chronic wounds and maintain their dignity during Wound Awareness Week.
Having launched yesterday (August 23) and running until August 29, the week will be Wounds Australia’s largest ever public health campaign and will attempt to reveal a problem that chair Hayley Ryan says is “massive”, but widely unknown.
Dr Bill McGuiness (Wounds Australia Tasmania Branch Chair) joins Dave Wood to look at the hidden epidemic of chronic wounds.
The peak body for wound prevention and management, Wounds Australia, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps that reduce out of pocket costs for chronic wound patients. Speaking on Day Three of Wound Awareness Week, Wounds Australia Chair Hayley Ryan said the high costs of treatments and dressings was leading directly to…
LISTEN: Professor Bill McGuiness is the Chair of the Tasmanian branch of Wounds Australia on ABC Hobart
Professor Bill McGuiness is the Chair of the Tasmanian branch of Wounds Australia and spoke to Mel Bush about Wound Awareness Week.
MEDIA RELEASE: PPE Pressure Injuries highlight importance of professional development resources for clinicians
The peak body for wound prevention and management, Wounds Australia, has warned the latest COVID-19 outbreaks have led to a resurgence in reports of pressure injuries among patients, clinicians and essential workers. Speaking on Day Two of Wound Awareness Week, Wounds Australia Chair Hayley Ryan said pressure injuries among healthcare workers relate to wearing personal…