Welsh wound Innovation Centre

Trudie Young

Director of Education and Training

Trudie has been a consultant within WWIC since its inception having previously been a Lecturer in Nursing combined with a Tissue Viability Nurse role in North Wales.   Trudie is responsible for the planning and delivery of education and training within WWIC.  Our educational programmes are innovative and have an excellent worldwide reputation. In addition, Trudie is the lead Tissue Viability Nurse for the Velindre Cancer Centre in South Wales.
Trudie’s role as a Tissue Viability Nurse and nurse lecturer began in 1991. Academically Trudie has a diploma and degree in nursing, a master’s degree in clinical research and a postgraduate certificate in education. Trudie is experienced in a wide range of tissue viability activities notably clinical practice, education, and research. This is reflected within her portfolio of publications and contributions to national and international guidelines.
Trudie is a Trustee of the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation.   She has been Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and Chair of the UK Tissue Viability Society.  Within Wales, Trudie is a past Chair of the All-Wales Tissue Viability Nurses Forum. Trudie holds an honorary senior lectureship with Cardiff University and has acted as an external examiner for universities in the UK and Ireland. Trudie is passionate about education and its place in improving wound care delivery and importantly patient outcomes.
Trudie is a committed Cardiff City football fan and looks forward to supporting them in achieving success on the field.
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