Transforming elective care services dermatology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

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

Dupilumab for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis: Technology appraisal guidance [TA534] – NICE

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

Guselkumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis: Technology appraisal guidance [TA521] – NICE

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

Safeguarding Adults Protocol: Pressure Ulcers and the interface with a Safeguarding Enquiry – Department of Health & Social Care

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

The impact of the ‘Food First’ approach in a residential care home: Warrington and Halton NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Improvement

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.

Supporting weight loss to minimise the risk of pressure ulcers: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals – NHS Improvement

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.

Learning from root cause analysis investigation into a grade 3 pressure ulcer: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – NHS Improvement

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.

Five top tips to prevent pressure ulcers – NHS Improvement

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.

Eat well, drink well and keep the skin well: Key nutrition and hydration messages to prevent pressure ulcers and promote wound healing – NHS Improvement

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