Nurses on the Frontline of wound care: from Passchendaele to pressure ulcers
  • Time: 10:30 - 5:30
  • Date: Friday 17 November 2017
  • Location: Parkinson Building, University of Leeds
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  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Exhibitions
  • Open to: General public
  • Faculty: Science and Technology
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Find out about the past and cutting edge present of wound care at events organised in memory of Nellie Spindler during ‘Stop the Pressure’ week.

Go to our Eventbrite pages and sign up to join us for a day of events, papers and discussion in the beautiful Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds on 17 November 2017: Nurses on the Frontline of wound care: from Passchendaele to pressure ulcers.

A recreated First World War field hospital and groundbreaking research into wound care will be combined as part of an innovative event partnering history with healthcare next week.

Members of the public are invited for an interactive exhibition, readings from First World War diaries, Edwardian-style afternoon tea and short talks from researchers, nurses and historians.

The day is organised in partnership with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and is supported by funds from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Trust and Gateways to the First World War.

Sign up for our conference aimed at nurses, historians and interested others 10.30am – 3.30pm.

Sign up for our public panel discussion, afternoon tea and readings from WW1 diaries 3.30am - 5.30pm.

Drop in to see our interactive exhibition featuring:

  • Wenches in Trenches WW1 Field hospital
  • objects from the Thackray Medical Museum Items from the West Yorkshire Archive Service
  • a poster display of cutting edge contemporary and historical research in wound care
  • Tom Bailey’s graphics from cross-disciplinary workshops on histories and futures of wound care
  • Jessie White’s ‘Wound Care for All’ 
  • ‘Stop the Pressure’ pressure ulcer prevention stalls
  • ‘Legs Matter’ leg ulcer campaign stall
  • PURSUN UK – The Pressure Ulcer Research Service User Network.

Image: Copyright Lijssenthoek Cemetery Visitor Centre.