LINK for Wound Balance Congress 2023
- 17th October 2023 18th October 2023
- LINK Congress 2023, Wound Balance, Wound-QoL, Wound Care, NPWT
A group of global experts convened for an online meeting in September 2022 to develop this international consensus document, focusing on inclusive language, assessment, and treatment of all skin tones, to improve patient outcomes. The members of the expert group work in different areas of the world, with differing patient groups and within different healthcare systems; the aim of this meeting and the resulting document was to learn from shared experiences and provide guidance on best practice to improve outcomes for all patients, with a differing range of skin tones.
This international consensus document aims to:
The overall aim is to improve clinician confidence in delivering best practice to all patients, with the ultimate aim of improving patient experiences and outcomes.
(Co-chair), Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Endocrinologist, Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam; Abbas Medical Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Harikrishna K.R. Nair
(Co-chair), Head and Consultant of Wound Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Malaysia; Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Lincoln University Malaysia; Professor, Institute of Health Management; Austria, Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banares Hindu University, India; Executive Director, College of Wound Care Specialists