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Fundraising in Memory of Jane Hopkins
25 January 2023

Raising Funds for Macmillan Support in memory of Jane Hopkins

Jane’s daughter, Carys will be taking part in the Gower Peninsula Mighty Hike in July, raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Please read Carys' wonderful message here and assist the excellent work Macmillan Cancer Support provide.

New Job Opportunity
15 December 2022

Research Nurse

An opportunity has arisen for an exciting role working in collaboration with the Clinical Research Centre in the Royal Gwent Hospital and the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre in Pontyclun. For further details please click here

STOP Pressure Ulcer Week 2022
14 November 2022


Join us this year to help raise awareness on pressure ulcers. The event takes place globally every year on third  thursday of November. Any institution or person from health care can join this initiative at their workplace.
Julie Taylor, one of the Senior Research Nurses at WWIC has composed a beautiful poem to raise awareness of the pressure ulcers.

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New Job Opportunity
07 November 2022

Research Nurse (Welsh Wound Innovation Centre)

Are you ready for a change and looking for a new challenge in a unique environment encompassing clinical research and academic domains? Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and experienced nurse to join our enterprising Wound Healing Research Team, based at the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre (WWIC) in Llantrisant. The successful candidate will work across multiple sites, be required to travel and should be flexible in their approach to work. For further details please click here

Wound Healing Research Program (Venous Leg Ulcer)
03 October 2022

Do you have, or do you care for somebody with a Venous Leg Ulcer?
At Welsh Wound Innovation Centre (WWIC) our highly skilled team of Senior Research Nurses undertake a wide range of Wound Healing Research studies.

If you are over the age of 18, you may be eligible to take part in wound healing research.

Also, if you are a Health Care Professional you can refer an appropriate patient under your care.

For further information and to complete your eligibility/registration please click the link below as appropriate.

If you are a Patient, clickhere

If you are a Healthcare Professional, clickhere
If you need any further help or information, please contact us on 01443 443870 or email WoundResearch@wwic.wales

The passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
09 September 2022

WWIC team is deeply saddened to learn the passing away of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We offer our deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to the Royal Family. She had a long and glorious reign, serving her country with utmost commitment and dignity.


Celebrating Life: Jane Hopkins
24 August 2022

I am saddened to inform you of the death of our dear friend and colleague, Jane Hopkins, who passed away surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.  Jane's sociable personality, sense of humour, fun and boundless energy will be sorely missed by us all. 

Jane joined the Wound Healing Team in 1992 and has been a member of the wound family since that time. A tribute VIDEO has been created has been created in Jane’s memory.  Jane, a kind, caring and treasured family woman, a cherished colleague, and friend, will be sorely missed by her work family, but never will she be forgotten by those who were fortunate enough to have known her. 
Jane’s funeral is being held at 11.00 am on Thursday, September 1st at Thornhill Crematorium, Cardiff CF14 9UA.

Jane’s family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to City Hospice, Ty Hosbis, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 7BF.

The Leg Raiser
22 August 2022

Celebrating 27 Years of the Leg Club Model
The Leg Club® movement is a global initiative, designed to care for people suffering
from or at risk of chronic leg disease within a social model of care. ‘The LegRaiser’ is
a fundraiser setup to commemorate the 27th year of The Leg Club model and to raise
much needed funds for The Leg Club Foundation to continue their excellent work.

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Healthy Volunteer Study Advert
11 July 2022

Welsh Wound Innovation Centre (WWIC) is looking for Healthy Volunteers to participate in an ethically approved study which is about to start.
Participants will be asked to visit WWIC twice, for approximately 6 hours in total and will be asked to lie on a number of different mattresses whilst pressure measurements are taken. They will be offered a £100 inconvenience payment for their time.
If you are interested or would like to discuss the study in more detail, please contact Julie Taylor or email WoundResearch@wwic.wales or tel: 01443 443870. The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre is based in Llantrisant the address is Rhodfa Marics, Ynysmaerdy, Pontyclun CF72 8UX.

Job Opportunity at Welsh Wound Innovation Centre
04 February 2022

Looking for a change, ready for a new challenge? 
We are looking for an experienced wound healing clinician to lead our vibrant research and real-world evaluation programs.
If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting role, please click here for further information.  For informal enquiries please contact Maureen Fallon on 01443 443870


Fundraising in Memory of Jane Hopkins

January 25 2023



EWMA 2023 in Milan
Milan, Italy

May 3 2023