This award recognises organisations, researchers and health professionals who promote and monitor the use of antimicrobial dressings as an alternative to using antibiotics for wound infections.
With heightened awareness of antimicrobial overuse and increased resistance, antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) has become increasingly important.
This award celebrates strategies that have strived to improve antimicrobial dressing knowledge including understanding the effectiveness of each antimicrobial agent, improved antimicrobial dressing selection and shown the impact of the introduction of AMS.
For this award, please describe
The main component of your entry is a 500 word written statement outlining what the nominee(s)/group/society has done in the past four years, that has furthered knowledge and benefited/the patient or area.In addition to this you will need to supply:
- The project and the outcomes you aimed to achieve or the quality improvement goal
- Tell us how you engaged with your patients and the multi-disciplinary team to achieve your goals
- Describe the impact on the service provision and the clinicians involved
- Describe any long-term impact or change
- Name of nominee
- Job title
- Place of work
- Contact details (email, telephone, and address)
- Supporting documents *optional*
- Supervisor details and confirmation of consent *optional*
- Supervisor statement *optional*
The ActivHeal® range of advanced wound care dressings was developed by Advanced Medical Solutions to offer an affordable and clinically effective solution for chronic and acute wounds and to simplify the complexities of wound care.
Clinically proven performance - made in the UKThe ActivHeal® products are manufactured in the UK and undergo thorough research and development. ActivHeal® dressings when used as indicated are clinically proven to deliver high-performance.Simplified packaging – getting it right first time, every timeTheir easy to use packaging is colour coded to help clinicians make accurate dressing selections every time improving patient outcomes. Choosing the right dressing for the right wound type can not only save valuable time, allowing clinicians to spend more time with their patients but also reduce unnecessary waste.ActivHeal® Academy – educational supportThe ActivHeal® Academy is a multi-tiered online education platform to assist Health Care Professionals in their day-to-day practice. The free online learning programme features nine simplified guides and five higher-tier modules covering a range of topics from wound assessment to dressing selection with the higher-tier modules being endorsed by the Society of Tissue Viability.