Press Releases

Front-line clinicians being injured by their PPE

Posted on 5/5/2020
The COVID-19 virus pandemic has led to unprecedent reports of device-related pressure injuries in patients and health care workers. The pressure injuries are related to the wearing of personal protective equipment amongst health care workers

Royal Commission into Aged Care

Posted on 3/27/2020
The Royal Commission into Aged Care inquiry for Australian residential and home care services began in January 2019 and will continue until April 2020. The Commission has provided an opportunity to get to the real heart of the issues.

Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Posted on 3/27/2020
A Taskforce to review the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) was established by the Commonwealth Department of Health to consider how the more than 5,700 items on the MBS can be aligned with contemporary clinical evidence and practice to improve health

New International Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

Posted on 12/4/2019
Australia's peak body for wound care and management, Wounds Australia is pleased to announce that medical professionals will now be able to improve the care outcomes for individuals across all health settings.

3M & Wounds Australia Announce Winner of Australian NZ Skin Safety Award 2018

Posted on 11/16/2018
Earlier this year, Wounds Australia and 3M partnered to introduce the first Australian New Zealand Skin Safety Award. This award recognises outstanding teams or individuals, who have implemented a sustainable patient care regimen to improve skin inte

Wound Awareness Week 2018

Posted on 7/15/2018
Wounds Australia launches five point plan for the government to address Australia’s ‘hidden affliction’ of chronic wounds as number of sufferers soars


Raising Awareness Of Venous Leg Ulcers

Raising Awareness Of Pressure Injuries