Charities

The WoundTec HTC works with and supports a wide range of wound care charities. See below some of the key charities operating in wound care.

Wound Care Alliance UK

About: The leading charity and voice for Tissue Viability. Wound Care Alliance UK provides specialist and non-specialist information, advice and guidance about Tissue Viability.
Website: http://www.wcauk.org/
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WoundCare4Heroes

About: A national network of wound management services to help those injured in conflict. Woundcare4Heroes supports the needs and challenges faced by the UK armed forces and NHS organisations caring for those discharged from military services, acting as an interface between the Ministry of Defence and NHS care provisions.
Website: http://www.woundcare4heroes.org.uk/
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Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN)

About: The UK’s national patient support organisation for lymphoedema. The LSN represents, supports and empowers people affected by lympoedema and promotes awareness of the condition and campaigns for appropriate, quitable treatment.
Website: http://www.lymphoedema.org/
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Tissue Viability Society (TVS)

About: A membership-based society which disseminates information, promotes research and increases awareness of all aspects of good clinical practice in wound prevention and management. The TVS states its goal is simply to ‘provide expertise in wound management’.
Website: http://tvs.org.uk/
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The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation

About: A national network of community-based leg ulcer clinics known as ‘leg clubs’. Each leg club is a unique partnership between the district nursing team and the local community, in which patients are empowered, through a sense of ownership, to become stakeholders in their own treatment.
Website: http://www.legclub.org/
Contact: Lynn Bullock, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scope

About: A national charity for disabled people and their families which provides support and advice as well as running a range of services, raising awareness of the issues disabled people face and influencing change across society.
Website: http://www.scope.org.uk/
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Diabetes UK

About: Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.
Website: http://www.diabetes.org.uk/
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