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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Opening times:
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Hilton Northampton, 100 Watering Lane Northampton, NN4 0XW
JCN contact:
01789 582000

Lohmann Rauscher LogoL&R Events

VLU Best Practice -
Changing lives through clinical transformation

This interactive educational event will support you in adopting a solutions based approach to effectively manage VLUs. You will hear about how this approach has been adopted nationally to transform outcomes and have a chance to put new knowledge into practice in a virtual clinic.

You will also have the opportunity to apply for a place on the Clinical Leadership Programme, an educational support programme to further develop your clinical and personal development skills which includes a 2 day event later on in the year.




09:30 - 10:00

Arrival and registration

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome from Wound Care People and L&R

10:15 - 10:45

Venous Leg Ulcers in the UK - the Case to Change

10:45 - 11:00

Introducing the pathway to successful management


Coffee / tea break

11:15 - 11:45

The Self Care Debate

11:45 - 12:30

Interactive and practical workshops (3 rotations):

  • Identifying patients for self care solutions
  • Getting patients involved in their own care
  • Tools and techniques to support patients and carers to improve self-care

12:30 - 13:15


13:15 - 14:45

Interactive and practical workshops

14:45 - 15:15

Virtual clinic

15:15 - 15:30

Summary, questions and close




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By road

From the north or south take the turning for Junction 15 of the M1 Motorway and follow signs for the A45 towards the town center. The hotel is situated 100 yards from the Junction with access from Watering Lane. Hilton Northampton Hotel is only 10 minutes? drive from Northampton town center and 20 minutes from Milton Keynes. Billing Aquadrome is 15 minutes? drive away and Luton Airport is 40 minutes away. The nearest train station is Northampton Train Station situated 8 miles away.

By train to Northampton Train Station

Continue to St Andrew's Rd/A5095, then take the Towcester Road to Lower Road for 3.6 miles. Continue on Lower Road to Collingtree Road, turn left onto Collingtree Road and continue for 1.4 miles until getting to Watering Lane. Hotel will be on the right.

Distance from Hotel: 8 mi. / Drive Time: 20 minutes

By bus:

Take the bus number 86 from Northampton Bus Interchange to Towcester, the hotel is just a minute walk from the Watering Lane stop. Total journey, 30 minutes - 11 stops.


Parking is available at the venue on a first come, first served basis and is free to use.