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Post-caesarean wound infection: Best Practice Guidance for Prevention and Management - Sponsored by Essity

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 13:50 - 14:25

Surgical Site Infection Post C-Section can be physically and psychologically challenging for new mothers- This session focuses on the principles and prevention of surgical site infection, including a recent update supporting the NICE Medical Technologies Guidance for use within the NHS in England published in Feb 2021 on Leukomed Sorbact.  A personal patient experience will be presented which inspired the development of a post-caesarean wound care pathway resulting in positive patient outcomes.

Lucy Woodhouse, Tissue Viability and Lower Limb Clinical Lead Nurse, Wye Valley NHS Trust

Sue Jackson, Strategic Healthcare Partner- Acute sector UK & Ire, Essity

Jane Mayes, Clinical Education Manager, Essity