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As an example, how many patients in your caseload are receiving a foam dressing changed 3 or more times per week?1-4

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Calculations are based on the following: 
Cost of nursing time (per hour)2 - £64.00; Average time taken per visit (minutes)3 - 31; Wound prevalence (per head of population)4 - 0.37%;  Percentage of patients treated in the community4 - 74%; Data based on CCG sites in the UK; http://www.england.nhs.uk/resources/ccg-directory/.  
Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience


Hear how the unique properties of ALLEVYN LIFE help save nursing time in real clinical practice.

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Help in Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Help in Pressure Ulcer Prevention


See how ALLEVYN LIFE can be successfully incorporated into a pressure ulcer prevention program.

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Saving on Time and Budget

Saving on Time and Budget


This real world audit shows how ALLEVYN LIFE can reduce dressing expenditure by 64%10

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References

1. A Structured Collaborative Approach to appraise the clinical performance of a new product. Deborah Simon et al. Wounds UK, 2014, Vol 10, No 3
2. PSSRU - Unit Costs of Health & Social Care 2011. L. Curtis.
3. O’Keefe M (2006) Evaluation of a Community-based Wound Care Programme in an Urban Area. Poster Presentation. EWMA Conference 2006.
4. Drew P, Posnett J, Rusling L, Wound Care Audit Team (2007 ) The cost of wound care for a local population in England. Int Wound J 4(2): 149-55
5. Quick Reference Cost Sheet Summary - Chronic. Smith & Nephew 2013.
6. Joy H et al. A collaborative project to enhance efficiency through dressing change practice. Poster presented at Wounds UK, Harrogate November 2014.