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We are proud to be working with Nicci Aylward-Wotton, bringing the technologies to the community, and reducing the risk of pressure ulcers. The work that Nicci Aylward-Wotton has been doing in Cornwall, with the Foresite PT system, has made its way to The Health Foundation website: http://www.health.org.uk/newsletter/four-projects-testing-innovations-improve-care-older-people. Her work is the first in an article of […]

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For almost 20 years, Prof. Amit Gefen – Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University and past President of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) – has been reviewing current thinking and conducting ground-breaking research to try to better understand the causes of pressure ulcers. Exciting opportunity to understand new research into the causes […]

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pressure imaging workshops

Many thanks to Bart Van Der Heyden, who delivered a series of fascinating workshops last week on ForeSite SS and the benefits of pressure imaging when selecting seating products. Sessions were held at Salford, Surrey, Cheltenham, Plymouth & West Yorkshire and the delegates found them both intersting and informative.   If you’re interested in hosting […]

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Sumed is delighted to continue to support Peninsula Community Health who have been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent health care charity, to be part of its £1.5 million innovation programme, Innovating for Improvement. The initiative from Peninsula Community Health aims to improve pressure damage detection in the community using continuous pressure monitoring of […]

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Sumed are proud to support innovative research to help to improve patient outcomes by reducing pressure damage. Peninsula CommunityHealth (PCH) have been awarded a £50k grant from the NHS Regional Innovation Fund and will be working collaboratively with University of Plymouth, NHS England and Sumed. The grant will be used to futher work with an […]

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Amit Gefen Seminar

Last week Sumed were delighted to be able to host a series of influential and exciting seminars entitled “New Thinking…New Possibilities” featuring Professor Amit Gefen as guest speaker. Professor Amit Gefen is current president of EPUAP and an internationally known and respected speaker and author of over 140 articles in peer reviewed journals worldwide. Professor […]

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Sumed is delighted to present a stimulating and exciting programme outlining new research techniques leading to improved understanding of possible causes of pressure damage and implications for clinical practice. There will be plenty of time for lively debate and questions and a practical session looking at different pressure relieving surfaces and how they can be […]

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The medical Technology Group (MTG) is a coalition of patient groups, research charities and medical device manufacturers (www.mtg.org.uk) which works to make technologies available to whoever needs them. The MTG believes that ‘patients and clinicians need better information about medical technologies so they can make informed choices about their medical care.’ The Bulletin below highlights […]

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