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Launch of All Wales Guidance on the Use of Faecal Management Systems

Written by Ian Dillon April 5th 2011
One March 23rd new All Wales guidance was launched on the use of Faecal Management Systems. The new guidelines can be downloaded from the related resources box. The guidelines were produced by nurses from three nursing specialties: continence, infection prevention and tissue viability. The nurse leads for the project all work in NHS and higher education organisations in Wales and have shown real inspiration and dedication in the development of these guidelines.
They are:
Julie Evans Tissue Viability Nurse, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board
Joanna Price Infection Control Nurse, Cwm Taf Local Health Board
Ann Yates Director of Continence, Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board
Trudie Young Lecturer in Tissue Viability, Bangor University
The guideline launch which took place at the St David's Hotel in Cardiff was introduced by the new Chief Nurse, Professor Jean White.