National Advisory Group for the Study of Pressure Ulcers and Chronic Wounds
Name of Organisation: National Advisory Group for the Study of Pressure Ulcers and Chronic Wounds
Original name: Grupo Nacional para el Estudio y Asesoramiento en Úlceras por Presión y Heridas Crónicas (GNEAUPP)
Country: Spain
Contact info and website:

Phone no: +34-941-239240



President: Prof. Dr. J. Javier Soldevilla
Executive Board/Council: Carmen Blasco, Fernando Martínez,
Fransico P. García-Fernández, Pablo López, Pilar Ibars,
Pedro L. Pancorbo-Hidalgo, Elena Santamaría,
Ana Orbegozo, José A. San-Sebastían, Estrella Perdomo,
Ramón F. García, Manuel Gago, Teresa Segovia, Justo
Rueda, Luís M. Novillo, Manuel Rodríguez, José Verdú.

Cooperating Organisation board representative: Prof. Dr. J. Javier Soldevilla
Articles in EWMA Journal:

EWMA Journal Vol 2 No 2. 2002
EWMA Journal Vol 4 No 1. 2004
EWMA Journal Vol 10 No 2. 2010

No. of Members: 4650
Year of foundation: 1994
Main purpose/objective of the association: To scale the problem of pressure ulcers and other chronic wounds in our environment and sensitize the society to these important health problems for reducing the incidence and prevalence.

To get involved in the genesis, discussion and dissemination of scientific knowledge that would enable health professionals involved in managing pressure ulcers and other chronic wounds to develop a comprehensive care practice based on the latest scientific evidence.
Journal: Gerokomos
4 issues-year

Newsletter: BIE-GNEAUPP. 6 issues-year
E-list: Lista GNEAUPP-Ulceras y heridas

Editor: Javier Soldevilla,

Education Contact: Francisco Pedro Garcia and Jose Verdu
  • Bi-annual Congress (next in May-2014, Madrid)
  • Bi-annual meeting with pressure ulcer’s commissions
  • Bi-annual summer school (next in June-2013, Cuenca)
  • Educational Program -
  • Master Oficial en Gestión integral e Investigación de las Heridas crónicas (2ª edic). Universidad de Cantabria.



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