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 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 improvement report discusses work undertaken at Medway NHS Foundation Trust to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers. The team involved designed a comprehensive database and investigated all acquired pressure ulcers through root cause analysis before creating an action plan.
Developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, this discussion paper provides information, guidance and examples to develop best practice in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.