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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 www.stopthepressure.com
- 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 email@example.com with details and copy in firstname.lastname@example.org.