Enhanced Services Introduction to Wound Care Training


9:15 am - 4:30 pm


The Irish Cultural Centre
5 Black's Rd, London W6 9DT, London, W6 9DT
This training is for HCSWs/HCAs who will be expected to undertake simple wound care procedures.

* GPN Trainees can attend
* New to practice nurses can attend

This training is for HCA with Care Certificates

What will be covered in the training
  • Basic AP of skin, types of wounds and how they may be sustained.
  • Normal healing process and scars on a variety of skin types/ colours.
  • Signs of infection.
  • Practical workshop including effective hand washing, aseptic and clean dressing changes.
  • Discussion re wound formulary (shared in some localities)
  • Role of HCSWs in following delegated procedures when competency gained.
  • Documentation and reporting concerns.
  • Learners identify types of wounds dressings can be used on / safe removal.
Venue: The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith, 5 Black’s Rd, London W6 9DT