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Wound Expo will take place over two days on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th September at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool.

Because ACC Liverpool is a new building, some satellite navigation devices may not instantly recognise it.
You can rectify this by trying one of the following actions:

i) Use the postcode L3 4BX, with the following co-ordinates - LAT:53.396007 LONG:-2.99118 (all satellite
navigation units have this function).

ii) Enter the city as ‘Liverpool’ and the road name as ‘Queen’s Wharf’.
We also have several bike racks positioned on the riverside and in the multi-storey car park should you wish
to cycle here. They are covered, free to use and secure.

By car
For all car journeys it’s best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs
are visible on the major routes into the city. ACC Liverpool is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to
the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.

From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs
for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. The
Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted ‘Waterfront’ on the city wide ‘available spaces’ signage.

From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for
Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. The Liverpool
Waterfront Car Park is signposted ‘Waterfront’ on the city wide ‘available spaces’ signage. Alternative car
parking is shown on the downloadable map located under ‘related stuff’.

By train
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey
time of two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street
onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink
Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an
underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Ring Traveline Merseyside 0871 200 22 33 for up to date information about your bus, train or ferry service.
The Traveline is open from 0800 - 2000 every day of the week.

By bus
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or
Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to ACC Liverpool. For up-to-date information
on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364
days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

By plane
A taxi from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the
express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute
walk of ACC Liverpool.

 

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Wound assessment

Effective wound assessment increases the likelihood of a good outcome. The zone describes how to assess the wound, and when to reassess to determine if a change in treatment is required.

Wound infection

Infection is a major cause of wound-related problems. This session will get you thinking about how to identify infection in different wounds, how to distinguish infection from colonisation, and how to deal with each effectively.

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Leg ulcer management

After this session, you will feel confident about how to assess, dress and compress venous leg ulcers. The hands-on sessions will help you assess patients so that you can select the best dressings and compression therapy for their needs. You will use a variety of tools to help you make appropriate and effective choices.


Wound PainPressure area care

Are you confident that you can prevent the preventable? This session will look at the risk factors associated with pressure ulceration, and demonstrate how you can avoid their occurrence in your day-to-day practice.


Wound exudate

There is more to assessment and management of exuding wounds than just applying a dressing. This session will explain how to assess an exuding wound, identify the type of exudate present and prepare it for treatment


Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

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