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DeepesTissues - Newsletter


DeepesTissues is the official newsletter of Wounds Australia. It contains news about Wounds Australia’s activities, wound care issues and articles written by members. DeepesTissues is edited by Elfi Ashcroft

September 2018

This issue focuses on private practice - a viable career trajectory and includes articles covering:

Please click here to read more: DeepesTissues September 2018 Edition

June 2018

This issue focuses on Surgical Wounds - the Role of Wound Care in the Prevention of SSI and includes articles covering:

  • Using evidence-informed wound care practices to prevent surgical site infection
  • Prevention of radiotherapy skin desquamation
  • Inviting patients to participate in their pressure injury care
  • The unusual case of an initially closed injury in an elderly person with dementia

Please click here to read more: DeepesTissues June 2018 Edition

March 2018

This issue focuses on Wound Management and Social Media and includes articles covering:

  • Interview with Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts, Chair of the Board, Wounds Australia,
  • Social Media as a communication tool: Anne Buck  CEO, Wounds Australia,
  • Editor’s Perspective by Elfi Ashcroft
  • Introducing Gary Bain ‘Wound Guy, and media coordinator and wife Cate, Information on Wounds Australia Conference 2018,
  • Scholarship reports written by the Wounds Australia scholarship recipients, and more…...

Please click here to read more: DeepesTissues March 2018 Edition


December 2017

This issue focuses on Education in Wound Management, and includes articles covering:

  • Undergraduate Nursing Wound Education at QUT
  • Wound Busters Clinic report
  • A GP Registrar Perspective on Education and Wound Management


September 2017

DeepesTissues: Venous Leg Ulcer Issue

The September issue focuses on Venous Leg Ulcers, with a wide range of articles from contributors across the country including:

  • Healing a Venous Leg Ulcer in a Challenging Situation (Liz Jedam, QLD)
  • Healing Bilateral Venous Leg Ulcers - a Team Effort (Dr Juan Carlos Acensio-Lane, TAS)
  • Selecting Wound Care Products: Moving Focus from Cost to Value (Eugene Salole, NSW)
  • World first research on Maggot Debridement Therapy in Humanitarian Aid (Frank Stadler, QLD)


June 2017

The June 2017 issue of DeepesTissues focussed on the theme Pressure Injuries.  This edition includes:

  • Research update from Redcliffe Hospital re: prophylactic sacral dressings
  • From ulcer to injury: Empowerment of clinicians by nurturing a different perception of pressure-related harm
  • Conference reports
  • Journal Watch
  • Updates from State Branches


March 2017

  • Wounds Australia national office opens its doors in Canberra
  • National committees work on moving the wound agenda forward
  • New branch leaders are introduced
  • Learn about upcoming education events
  • Enjoy the reports from Wounds Australia scholarship recipients
  • Examine the abstracts in the Journal Watch section


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Contribute to DeepesTissues

Have you ever thought of having a go at writing? The editors are always looking for material suitable for inclusion in the DeepesTissues ‘Occasional Contributions’ section, such as:

  • Case Studies
  • Opinion pieces
  • Conference reports
  • Workshop reports

DeepesTissues does not require peer-review. Even if you have never written a piece before, your friendly editors will guide you through the process every step of the way.

Issue Theme Submission deadline
March Wound Management and Social Media 31/01/2018
June Surgical Wounds – the role of wound care in the prevention of SSI 2/05/2018
September Private Practice – a viable career trajectory 1/08/2018
December Products and portions – Something old, something new, something borrowed something blue 31/10/2018



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