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International Day of the Midwife 2019

Celebrating International Day of the Midwife 2019

May 6, 2019

May 5th, International Day of the Midwife, is the internationally recognised day highlighting and focusing on the works of midwives and midwifery. It is a day that is recognised and celebrated globally, with more than 50 nations observing the day. The idea of the International Day of the Midwife as a day to honour and…

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Record Number Of Aussies Will Be Presenting At Next Month’s “8th Olympics Of The Diabetic Foot”

Apr 29, 2019

Article by Diabetic Foot Australia The International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (ISDF) has been informally known as the “Olympics of the diabetic foot” since 1996. And this year will see a record of 20 Aussie presentations at next month’s 8th ISDF “Olympics” in The Netherlands which is much more than any other “Olympics”. Why…

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Foundations of Wound Management | Brisbane| July 23 2019

Apr 23, 2019

Designed for busy nurses, this workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice. EVENT SUMMARY: Date: Tuesday July 23, 2019 Venue: George Williams Hotel, Brisbane 4000 Price $250 (early bird price $199 available until May 31) 6 Face-Face CPD Hours Tickets strictly limited Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493898&bof There…

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Are There Differences In What Different Diabetic Foot Guidelines Recommend?

Apr 18, 2019

Article by Dr Byron Perrin, Diabetic Foot Australia A new study just published in the journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews has found that there are many differences between recommendations made in national diabetic foot disease guidelines (including Australia’s) and those made in the peak International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) guidelines. This first-of-its-kind study from a diverse…

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Are We In A New Wound Dressing Era For DFUs?

Apr 16, 2019

Article by Dr Pete Lazzarini, Diabetic Foot Australia A new high-quality randomised controlled trial (RCT) reporting a new dressing that helps heal diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) quicker has been published in the world’s leading diabetes journal, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. This new RCT reports “LeucoPatch” – a new multi-layered dressing patch made up of the patient’s own…

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Foundations of Wound Management Adelaide

Foundations of Wound Management | Adelaide | July 30 2019

Apr 8, 2019

Designed for busy nurses, the Foundations of Wound Management workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice. BOOK: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493016&   Date: Tuesday July 30, 2019 Venue: Education Development Centre – Hindmarsh SA, 5007 Price: Early bird price $199 available until May 31 | Full: $250 Tickets strictly limited There are almost…

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