We produce leaflets to help answer our patients’ questions. These are available in the clinic. We welcome your feedback on what you find helpful.
If you would like to learn more about compression, our staff have made a number of videos which you can view on our YouTube site.
A number of organisations provide information about pressure ulcers, how to care for them and how to stop them occurring:
The SSKIN Bundle has been developed as an easy-to-remember five tips to protect your skin from pressure ulcers.
You might hear our staff or community nurses talking to you about it. Scroll over the letters on the hand to read the five tips.
We play our part in supporting ‘stop the pressure’ awareness week which happens annually in November.
That is how @PressurePete1, our mascot who loves to be active on twitter came into existence. Follow him on twitter to see what he’s doing to raise awareness and share prevention and care tips.