Adam Bushby

Keeping it local in Yorkshire

After moving back to the north of England and moving in with my girlfriend after 12 fantastic years in the big smoke of London, I’m reconnecting with my home county of Yorkshire. It’s taken time to get accustomed with full-time home working, but my little office is proving a success as I get...

From the Lords to the wards

Wound care is a topic close to all of our hearts and so it was with great interest that I followed the debate in the UK House of Lords in November tabled by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath regarding what plans the UK government has to develop a strategy for improving the standards of wound care in the...

Rising to the global challenge of wound care

The data are stark. The annual cost associated with treating and managing the wounds and comorbidities of 2.2mn patients within the NHS in the UK stood at £5.3bn in 2012/13, according to the Burden of Wounds study (Guest et al, 2015). On top of this, The prevalence of wounds has been estimated to...

A rose by any other name ...

When Juliet Capulet turns to Romeo Montague and exclaims “that which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet”, she could well have been referring to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)’s decision to amend its terminology from “pressure ulcer” to “pressure...

An onus on best-practice sharing

To coincide with this year’s European Wound Management Association(EWMA) conference in Amsterdam, we are very pleased that Wounds International and its sister publication Wounds UK are available once again as a tilt-and-turn ‘hybrid’ issue.