Woundcare Remit

National Institute for Clinical Excellence

Remit for Guideline


The following remit was received from the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly Government in May 2002 as part of the Institute's 7th wave programme of work.

Title: Clinical guidance on woundcare management, including the prevention of skin breakdown.

Remit: ?To prepare guidance for the NHS in England and Wales on the prevention, management and treatment of wounds. The guidance should include the prevention of skin breakdown, prevention of pressure sores, prevention of diabetic foot ulceration, prevention of recurrence of venous leg ulcers and prevention of breakdown of surgical wounds.?

This page was last updated: 30 March 2010