SEM Scanner is a hand-held, skin tissue assessment device that detects early, pressure-induced tissue damage. This includes pressure ulcers and deep tissue injuries.
Status In progress
Process MT
ID number 445

Provisional Schedule

Committee meeting: 1 21 February 2020
Draft guidance 13 March 2020 - 10 April 2020
Committee meeting: 2 24 April 2020
Resolution 25 May 2020
Expected publication 06 July 2020

Project Team

Project lead Rebecca Owens

Email enquiries


Manufacturers Bruin Biometrics
Patient carer organisations British Skin Foundation
  Leg Ulcer Charity
  Pressure Ulcers UK
  Leonard Cheshire Disability
Professional groups British Association of Dermatologists
  British Dermatological Nursing Group
  British Geriatric Society
  British Society for Dermatological Surgery
  Intensive Care Society
  Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS)
  Royal College of Nursing
  Royal College of Physicians
  Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists (Feet for Life)
  Welsh Wound Network
  Wound Care Alliance UK


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
18 September 2019 Scope published
12 August 2019 Stakeholder registration opens

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