Pressure ulcers: the management of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care

NICE guidelines [CG29] Published date:

Review decision date: May 2011

Review decision: 

Following the recent review recommendation, an update of this guideline is currently in the process of being scheduled into the work programme. Details of any update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage.


This guideline is currently being updated. Further information can be found on the pressure ulcers guideline in development page.

This guidance has been replaced by CG179 Pressure ulcers

This guideline makes evidence-based recommendations on the management of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care.

Responsibility for undertaking a review of this guidance at the designated review date has passed to the National Clinical Guidelines Centre for Acute and Chronic Conditions (NCGC-ACC). The National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care is no longer active.

This guidance updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline B (published in April 2001).

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