Welsh wound Innovation Centre

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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.

ConvaTec & WWIC Education Collaboration
21 December 2021

To register your interest for the 4 day online course please click here

Trial for Wound Healing Device
16 December 2021

A partnership between Huntleigh Heathcare Ltd, Cardiff University’s Clinical Innovation Accelerator (CIA) and Welsh Wound Innovation Centre (WWIC) is to evaluate a new wound healing device. Read the full article by clicking here

Research & Innovation Opportunities
29 November 2021

WWIC is delighted to introduce its new affiliation with TriTech, Hywel Dda UHB, to grow research and innovation opportunities across the M4 corridor. For further information, please read the recent press release by clicking here.


Exciting Education Collaboration
26 November 2021

We are delighted to announce our forthcoming education collaborative with ConvaTec which will enable us to provide education on wound healing to health care professionals across the world. Please click here to read the full ConvaTec press release.Further news on registration and the course offering, which will be region specific to account for the different time zones, will follow in the New Year.

Job Opportunity Welsh Wound Innovation Centre
19 November 2021

Job Opportunity : Executive Assistant At Welsh Wound Innovation Centre. Please click on link below to read the Job Description and Person Specification. For further details please contact Rachel Davey (Centre Manager) on 01443443870 or email Rachel.Davey@wwic.wales

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Paul Ehrlich Memorial Webinar
29 June 2021

Paul Ehrlich Memorial Webinar Event
Recently Wound Healing Foundation hosted a virtual memorial for Paul Ehrlich – please click here to watch Professor Harding’s personal tribute to Paul.


Online Learning: A Panacea in the Time of COVID-19 Crisis
09 June 2021

Message from Director of Education and Training
The majority of our six-week e-learning course that started on 7thApril finished 28th May 2021. WWIC has taught 100 sessions to  32 health care professionals from Jordan, South Africa, Abu Dhabi, UK, Norway, Austria, China, Sweden, Netherlands & Germany, the immediate feedback from the delegates has been exceptionally positive.
We have 5 more weekly schedules containing 20 sessions in order to complete the Molnlycke program.
Can I thank you all for your help and input, I do appreciate the time you have taken to support the course, especially in these difficult times and with very busy schedules.
Many thanks
Director of Education and Training
Welsh Wound Innovation Centre



Office Relocation

December 15 2023



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