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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | April 2018

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Do you experience problems with the dispensing of compression garments?

Do you experience problems with the dispensing of compression garments?
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Article topics: Compression, dispensing, garments, hosiery

The number of people with venous and/or lymphatic disorders who require long-term management of their condition with compression garments in a community setting is growing. Here, Professor Jackie Stephen-Haynes, professor and consultant nurse in Tissue Viability, Birmingham City University and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, outlines the problems that some patients and clinicians encounter as a result of delayed and/or inaccurate dispensing of garments, and asks if this is a problem that affects you in your practice.