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Debbie Gleeson wins prestigious BJN Award as “Pressure Care Nurse of the Year”

Debbie Gleeson wins prestigious BJN Award as “Pressure Care Nurse of the Year”

In a ceremony in London (UK) on March 10th, the 2017 BJN award went to Debbie Gleeson as “Pressure Care Nurse of the Year” for her pioneering work on Heel Pressure Ulcer Prevention at Whiston hospital by integrating Ultra-Low-Friction Bootees into Standard of care.

BJN Awards

BJN Awards

Debbie Gleeson, lead Tissue Viability Nurse at Whiston hospital has been nominated as a finalist in for "Cost-Effective Wound Management" JWC Award. The ceremony will take place on March 3th 2017 in London. http://www.bjnawards.co.uk/shortlist-2017

JWC Award

JWC Award

Debbie Gleeson, lead Tissue Viability Nurse at Whiston hospital has been nominated as a finalist in for "Cost-Effective Wound Management" JWC Award. The ceremony will take place on March 3th 2017 in London. http://www.jwcawards.com/shortlist-2017

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich reports

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich reports

Rubbed the wrong way Lack of movement, friction or forgotten medical devices can cause pressure ulcers in immobile patients of all ages, with potentially catastrophic results: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich reports...

Giving ulcers the bootee

Giving ulcers the bootee

SOCKS made of a fabric that’s as slippery as ice could help the NHS reduce its £1.4 billion bill for treating bedsores.

Parafricta bootees, right, guard against heel ulcers – often caused by constant rubbing of skin against bedsheets.

Nurse’s bootee brainwave saves the NHS £200,000

Nurse’s bootee brainwave saves the NHS £200,000

A nurse from Walton has saved the NHS £200,000 after she made special bootees that reduce pressure ulcers.

Parafricta to supply all customers directly from 1st October 2016

Parafricta to supply all customers directly from 1st October 2016

Bedford – 25th August 2016 – Frontier Therapeutics Ltd and APA Parafricta Ltd today announced that their exclusive agreement for the distribution of Parafricta® low-friction garments in the UK is to end on September 30th 2016.