Press Releases

Aged Care Royal Commission a failure for wound care

Posted on 3/17/2021
Wounds Australia, the peak body for chronic wound prevention and management, says the Royal Commission into Aged Care has been an “almost complete failure” for older Australians suffering from chronic wounds.

Wounds Australia calls for inclusion of chronic wound dressings in MBS

Posted on 2/2/2021
Wounds Australia, the peak body for chronic wound prevention and management, welcomes yesterday’s decision by the Federal Government to rule out a fee for dressings during GP visits.

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.