In the last decade, there has been a big increase in the numbers of people having tattoos, piercings, electrolysis and acupuncture in the UK. The legislative environment has struggled to keep up with this evolving environment, and despite some parts
This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform dermatology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of
Evidence-based recommendations on dupilumab (Dupixent) for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in adults. Dupilumab is recommended as an option for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in adults, only if: the disease has not responded to at least 1 other
Evidence-based recommendations on guselkumab (Tremfya) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults. Guselkumab is recommended as an option for treating plaque psoriasis in adults, only if: the disease is severe, as defined by a total Psoriasis Area and Severity
Provides a framework for health and care organisations when developing guidance for staff in all sectors and agencies that may see a pressure ulcer. If the staff member is concerned that the pressure ulcer may have arisen as a result of poor
Warrington and Halton NHS Foundation Trust looks at how staff need to recognise where a diet may result in nutritional depletion and the impact on wound healing.
Case study from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals that looks at the importance of patients with reduced mobility losing weight gradually to ensure skin integrity is not compromised.
Case study from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Nursing staff who look at how malnutrition can contribute to development of pressure ulcers and poor wound healing.
Malnutrition and dehydration are risk factors for the development of pressure ulcers this paper takes the advice of some dietitians and nutrition specialist nurses to identify their five top tips for eating well and drinking well to keep skin well.
Nutrition and hydration play a key role in keeping the skin healthy. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence recognises deficiencies in diet as a risk for developing pressure ulcers and international guidance recommends using a nutritional screening tool