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Recommended strategies for Quality Improvement Projects for the Prevention of and Management of Wounds in General Practice will be developed in line with the recommended reading Therapeutic Guidelines Ulcer and Wound Management Volume 2, 2019.

It is acknowledged that two of the most common wounds in General Practice Venous and Foot ulcers associated with diabetes are also preventable. It is with this in mind that QI initiatives could focus on prevention, early detection and prompt referral and management.

Download Resources: Wound Management Change Ideas (PDF 102KB)

Plan Do Study Act (PDSA)

PDSA to improve wound care supplies (docx 96KB)

PDSA to initiate a nurse led clinic in Wound Management (docx 97KB)

Other related Resources

HealthPathways – General wound assessment and management

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