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Proud to be working with Nicci Aylward-Wotton

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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 four projects about innovations to improve the care for older people.

See the technology here: http://www.sumed.co.uk/xsensor-pressure-mapping/foresite-pt


University of Southampton Education Day

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On Wednesday 12th April, we ran an education day at the University of Southampton. 

The day included wonderful presentations from Tissue Viability Nurse of the Year 2016, Nicci Aylward-Wotton, and Lecturer in Rehabilitative Engineering, Dr Peter Worsley.

The afternoon portion of the day including product demonstrations of the Foresite PT from Xsensor. 

Overall, the day received very positive feedback, from the attendees. 


If you are interested in attending any future Sumed Education events, keep an eye on our new Events page, where we will keep you informed about upcoming events, their locations, and if there are still places available. 

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Patient Safety Conference at University of Salford

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This week we attended the University of Salford Patient Safety Conference. 

We met many interesting people, and shared insights into pressure prevention and monitoring. Focussing on the Foresite pressure mapping systems.

Click here for more information about the Foresite SS and PT systems.

Or contact our office and ask about Nicci Aylward-Wotton's presentation, about her findings using the Foresite PT system.

Additionally, Sumed has a FREE upcoming Pressure Ulcer Prevention Education Day on 12th April 2017, at the University of Southampton. There are still some places available. If you are interested in attending, please contact our office on 01457 890 980, or email sales@sumed.co.uk 

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Nicci Aylward-Wotton's Presentation at World Union of Wound Healing Studies Next Tuesday

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If you are attending the 5th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Studies next week in Florence, we recommend catching the short oral presentation that will be given by Nicci Aylward-Wotton (Tissue Viability Nurse of the year 2016).

Her presentation entitled "Can Xsensor ForeSite PT Facilitate Patients' and Carers' Decision Making in Pressure Ulcer Prevention in the Community Using Continuous Pressure Monitoring?" will be hosted during session 2C in Hall Raffaello, on Tuesday September 27th, between 2:00pm and 6:00pm.

Go along and hear the findings Nicci has to share.

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention with Bart Van der Heyden

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Today is the first of a week full of sessions across the country, featuring Bart Van der Heyden (Physical Therapist). His talks involving the Foresite SS pressure mapping system demonstrate the peak pressure points that could easily develop into pressure damage.

As you can see from the photos, everyone is getting involved.

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Patient Safety? How new technologies can deliver improved patient outcomes in pressure ulcer prevention.

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SAVE THE DATE
 
On August 22nd 2016 Salford University and Sumed are hosting a free pressure ulcer prevention education day - "Patient Safety? How new technologies can deliver improved patient outcomes in pressure ulcer prevention."
Including presentations from Tissue Viability Nurse of the Year, Nicci Aylward-Wotton with demonstrations of the ground-breaking Foresite PT patient monitoring system.
This informative day will offer practical take home messages and information on technologies to improve patient safety.
 
For more information or to arrange your place, please call Sumed on 01457 890980 or email
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Fascinating pressure imaging workshops

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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 or attending one of Bart's next workshops please get in touch by phone 01457 890980 or email .
 
 
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Sumed proud to sponsor new research

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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 innovative patient pressure monitoring system called Foresite PT manuactured by Xsensor Technology Corp and will be supplied in UK and Ireland by Sumed.

Full details of the research are available in the attached press release and a copy of the provisional research presented as a poster at the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory panel meeting in Stockholm, August 2014 is also attached.  A hard copy of this poster is available from Sumed on request.


Sumed® at Wounds UK Harrogate 2012 - Stand # 31

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Sumed® is delighted to announce its participation at the Wounds UK Conference Harrogate 2012 on 12th - 14th November, Harrogate International Centre, Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA, UK.

We will be on stand 31 showcasing a variety of new products including Integrity dynamic mattress, Flowform Ultra 90 presssure relieving cushion and Cilguard, our innovative soft silicone wound dressing range.

We will also be conducting live interface pressure mapping on the stand and running a competition to win a FREE delegate place at Wounds UK 2013.

For more details on these products visit our shop online.

Sumed® Executive Chairman Graham Collyer will be present himself with the rest of the friendly and knowledgeable team. Come, visit and talk to us about our new offers !

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STATE OF THE ART PRESSURE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FROM SUMED

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An updated and user-friendly interface pressure measurement system is now available in the UK, exclusively from Sumed.  What makes the updated XSensor ™ Pressure Mapping System unique, is that unlike its predecessors, it is both simple to use and maintain, whilst benefitting from advanced functionality.  Added to this, its affordability now makes it a viable tool to reduce the risk of pressure damage in patients.
The NEW ADVANCED V6 SOFTWARE has been developed to offer faster data capture and allows for improved manipulation. In addition to the basic assessment option of the V5 version, the V6 has the additional benefit of a comprehensive four step surface assessment guide, including extensive positional analysis and risk assessment protocols.

This system is available with the innovative ‘plug and play’ display option which makes pressure mapping so simple to use – where ever you are!
 Sumed also offers a FULL CALIBRATION SERVICE available from their offices in Hadfield, providing a quick, easy and efficient package for an exceptional product which is destined to be integral to the care and management of pressure damage.

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