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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

This element of the induction process outlines the minimum requirements of a Registered Nurse or Midwife to support safe, effective, person centred pressure area care within NHSGGC. Each of the resources will support your knowledge and confidence in pressure ulcer prevention.


Essential Learning Resources

Recommended Learning Resources

 Pressure Ulcer Prevention - presentation

 learnPro module:

 GGC: 080 Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

 Annual Competency Assessment - presentation


Professional and Organisational Policy and Guidance

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management Policy (Staffnet)

Tissue Viability Service - Acute Division (Staffnet)

Last Updated: 29 September 2020