This website was produced by NHS England to support the NHS Stop the Pressure campaign. The project was initially developed by NHS Midlands and East and has now a national project. It includes various useful resources, videos and links.
This subsite of the Patient Safety First collection highlights existing evidence and resources to help healthcare staff prevent pressure ulcers by reliably and promptly delivering all necessary interventions.
This good practice guide from the British Geriatrics Society provides up to date information about the prevention and management of pressure ulcers and useful links to external sources of reference.
This is a link to the quick reference pressure ulcer prevention guidelines produced by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. This Quick Reference Guide summarizes evidence-based guidelines on pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
This How-to Guide from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement provides a step by step guide to identifying patients at risk of pressure ulcers and reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are identified as being at risk.