Stop the pressure


09 / 1 / 2014 9.02am

Avoidable pressure ulcers are a key indicator of the quality of nursing care. Preventing them happening will improve the care for vulnerable patients, Care Makers have a key role to play.


 The 'Stop the pressure' campaign is about:

  • challenging people to act. The campaign is linked to NHS Change Day to ask people to pledge the changes they are going to make to prevent pressure ulcers
  • actively sharing  tools, case studies, blogs and latest thinking on pressure ulcers prevention. Find out more at
  • promoting and supporting student events that raise awareness of pressure ulcers
  • engagement - the 'Stop the pressue' campaign group will be developing online webinar programmes for key people who can prevent pressure ulcers.

You can help promote the campaign by:

Share your experiences

We are keen to share learning and good practice and would love to hear what Care Makers have been doing to prevent pressure ulcers please email with details and copy in

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