The reality of shared and supported care for patients in compression bandaging, returning patients to healing
Our key speakers for this webinar are: Dr Leanne Atkin (Vascular Nurse Consultant at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust) and Sue Murray (Lead Tissue Viability Nurse for North Central Division Central London Community Healthcare Trust).
Our expert panel will also include Lorraine Grothier (UK Head of Medical Affairs at Urgo Medical) as well as clinical and commerical colleagues.
Dr Leanne Atkin (Vascular Nurse Consultant at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)
Leanne’s clinical background is within complex wound management in particular in relation to arterial/venous disease. She currently is employed by Mid Yorks NHS Trust as the Vascular Nurse Specialist where she runs independent clinics for conditions including intermittent claudication, lower limb ulceration and diabetic foot disease. Her passion includes improvement of patient’s quality of life, management of peripheral arterial disease and the expansion of nurse practitioners/consultants roles. Additional she is an elected member of the Great Britain Society of vascular Nurses.
Susan Murray – Lead Tissue Viability Nurse for North Central Division Central London Community Healthcare Trust
My early career began in 1989 when I began my nurse training, once qualified I moved to the community setting, where I later completed a BSc (Hons) Degree in community nursing to take up the position as a District Nurse.
The last 17 years of my career have been spent working in the role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Tissue Viability within the National Health Service and private sector. Early on in my role as a Specialist nurse I completed my MSc in Skin Integrity. I have a passion for wound care and ensuring patients receive optimum care to promote wound healing with a particular focus on the treatment of leg ulcers.
My aim is to lead and develop the team to deliver high quality effective care for the local patient population. Utilising quality improvement principles we continually aim to embrace innovation and lead on best practice ensuring a first class service.