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The nurse-led chronic wounds service where lower limbs are the highest priority

‘Lack of priority given to leg ulcers is a scandal’: centre leader puts an impassioned case for how her team’s distinctive approach can transform patient outcomes
Accelerate director of education Karen Staines and wound care specialist Gabriela Kom, with a patient

‘Lack of priority given to leg ulcers is a scandal’: centre leader puts an impassioned case for how her team’s distinctive approach can transform patient outcomes

  • Management of leg ulcers is too often suboptimal, with catastrophic consequences for individuals
  • Read how the distinctive approach of a nurse-led chronic lower limb wound and lymphoedema service is transforming lives
  • Learn from the experts – find out how to make the most of compression therapy. Plus other tips for improving outcomes

When Hayley Turner-Dobbin reflects on the value of the service provided by her employer, there’s one particular patient who comes to mind. A woman who had incurable bowel cancer had come to Accelerate CIC, the London-based specialist service for wound and lymphoedema care,

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