pressure ulcers

prevention is better than cure.

pressure ulcers

prevention is better than cure.

pressure ulcers

prevention is better than cure.

Further Information

Useful information for Healthcare Professionals


Judy Waterlow’s Risk Assessment 

The Waterlow Pressure Sore Risk Assessment Tool and Waterlow Scale Manual, improving care and prevention of pressure ulcers/bed sores.

Spinal Injuries Association

We are the national organisation of spinal cord injured people. We represent all their interests regardless of how the impairment occurred, whether or not it has resulted in full or partial paralysis. We support all those who are affected by spinal cord injury, including the family and friends of the disabled person.

Tissue Viability Society

An organisation which is dedicated to all tissue viability issues including pressure ulcers.


Wounds UK

Wounds UK is the UK's leading wound care education company, providing conferences, events, roadshows and journals in the fields of wound care and tissue viability.


European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

An organisation which provides European research, education and advocacy for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.


React to Red Skin

A community focused pressure ulcer prevention and education programme designed to tackle the issues of pressure ulcers developing in our communities where there is little or no understanding of the issue.


"We all hear the statement "prevention is better than cure" on many occasions. It is never more true than when looking after the skin. I fully support the work of 'Your Turn' particularly with regard to education programmes which teach people and medical staff how to look after that most precious commodity the skin!"

Sir Philip Craven,
President of the International Paralympic Committee