Clinical Commissioning Policy: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration (diabetic foot ulcer) (all ages): Consultation Report – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment.

NHS England: Evidence review: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration refractory to best standard care – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment.

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration (diabetic foot ulcer) (all ages): Clinical Panel Review – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment.

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration (diabetic foot ulcer) (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission hyperbaric oxygen therapy for diabetic lower limb ulceration in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment.

Coban 2 for venous leg ulcers: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB140] – NICE

Medical innovation bulletin on Coban 2 compression bandage for venous leg ulcers. The innovative aspect is that it is thinner than 4‑layer bandages. This aims to improve mobility and convenience. The intended place in therapy would be as an alternative to current compression bandages in

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