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May 29th, 2018
Joe Redman
Other
As we approach the summer and the weather is improving, our kids are spending more time outside and enjoying the light evenings. And who can blame them? It’s great for children to get out and spend time with their friends in the summer months. But, inevitably, this means there are hazards around that could potentially cause an injury.
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April 10th, 2018
Joe Redman
Other
Caption: Julia Judd, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, at ANZONA, Perth, Australia welcome drinks ceremony.  
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April 10th, 2018
Joe Redman
Other
It can be useful to understand the bigger picture of what a wound cover can provide, when suffering with an ulcer. NHS England has produced a short animated video, detailing the struggle of Betty, a fictional patient that gets a wound on her leg whilst out walking. The video shows the very different possible outcomes of her treatment.  
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April 10th, 2018
Joe Redman
Other
There are 160 diabetes-related amputations per week across the UK, according to research by Diabetes UK. It is thought that as many as four out of five of those could be avoided with improved awareness and support.  Diabetic foot ulcers precede more than 80% of amputations in people with diabetes and these can be treated if dealt with early on.  
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April 10th, 2018
Joe Redman
Business
BeneCare Medical are one of the leading suppliers of orthopaedic footwear and splinting materials to the NHS. They host the annual BeneCare Conference and this year it took place at the Radisson Blu East Midlands hotel, on 17 -18th March. Of course, LimbO were there to show our great waterproof protectors to the conference attendees!
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