Wound Management and Suture Skills Workshop

Event details


Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital

Plantation Lane
B78 3NG
United Kingdom

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52.6206057, -1.7215206

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679



Date:  Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th July 2022

Duration:  2 Days

Location:  Tamworth, B78 3NG

Venue:  Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital

Trainer: Debbie Painter


This 2-day course is open to all practitioners who are responsible for the treatment of non-life threatening traumatic wounds in the emergency setting.

    Course Aims

    DAY 1 Basic

    Principles of wound management  • Wound assessment and examination • Infiltration (local anaesthetic) • Methods of wound closure (Tissue adhesive, steri-strips, staples) • Dressing techniques • Basic suture skill

    DAY 2 Advanced 

    Recap of Day 1 • Management of fingertip/nailbed injuries • Methods of suturing • Closure of more complex wounds (ears, lips, oral mucosa etc) • Red flags • Questions and evaluation

    CPD: 13 Hours

    Fee:  £260.00

    This is a practical course. Animal products will be used (pigs belly, trotters and head)