Meet Viviana Gonçalves: A New EWMA Council Member

As part of our ongoing series introducing the new EWMA Council members, we are thrilled to feature Viviana Gonçalves from Portugal. Viviana brings a wealth of experience as a Tissue Viability Nurse, specializing in the management of complex wounds in cardiothoracic surgery.  About Viviana Gonçalves Viviana Gonçalves is a Tissue Viability Nurse at the Cardiothoracic […]

Meet Tânia Santos: New EWMA Council Member

As part of our ongoing series to introduce the new EWMA Council members, we are thrilled to feature Tânia Santos. Bringing years of experience in wound care and a deep commitment to education and research, Tânia shares her journey and insights on wound management.  About Tânia Santos Tânia Santos serves as a Community Nurse in […]

Meet Alison Hopkins: A New EWMA Council Member

This is the first article in a series introducing the new EWMA Council members. Alison brings extensive experience as a Chief Executive with a strong background in community nursing and tissue viability.  About Alison Hopkins Alison Hopkins is the Chief Executive, but she began her career in healthcare as a District Nurse, managing a community […]


The FORCE REPAIR project aims to revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds. A newly released video clip explores the project’s innovative approach and the potentially life-changing benefits for individuals suffering from chronic wounds. About FORCE REPAIR The FORCE REPAIR team sets out to advance chronic wound management by developing a smart, multifunctional, and cost-effective 3D-printed […]

Updated e-learning course: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management

We are happy to announce the launch of our updated EWMA/BSAC e-learning course: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management!  Understanding antimicrobial stewardship is crucial for optimizing patient outcomes and combating the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  The course provides a comprehensive overview of wound management, from the identification and diagnosis of infections to the implementation […]

Journal of Wound Management accepted to Scopus

We proudly announce that the Journal of Wound Management (JWM) has been accepted into Scopus – one of the world’s largest and most significant abstract and citation databases for peer-reviewed literature! Scopus is an essential tool for researchers and academics as it provides access to a wide range of information and enables extensive citation analysis.Being indexed […]

Thoughts and dreams of the new President Elect

During the EWMA 2024 conference in London, Dimitri Beeckman was elected President Elect by the EWMA council. We have since asked Dimitri about his thoughts on his new role as President Elect.     ‘‘As I step into the role of President-Elect of the European Wound Management Association, I’m honored by the trust placed in me […]

EWMA Diabetic Foot Committee and the Diabetic Foot Valley Project

In July 2022, EWMA supported the launching of the Diabetic Foot Valley Tuscany project to implement guidelines for managing the Diabetic Foot Syndrome, and to level disparities in treatment and outcomes among various Tuscan regional treatment centers*. All the fourteen regional clinics have joined the initiative, with three regionally funded sub-projects aimed at reducing disparities […]

Congratulations to the winners of the #ProudToMakeADifference contest

Since January, healthcare professionals across the world have been sharing their stories of why they are proud to make a difference creating awareness of the many everyday people working in wound care. Now, 2 winners of the contest have been found.  The European Wound Management Association (EWMA) and the Society of Tissue Viability are delighted to […]

New EWMA Logo!

Updated EWMA logo emphasizes renewal, collaboration and partnerships – in Europe and beyond Monday 18 March 2024, the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) unveils an updated version of its logo. It comes as a natural extension of the development of EWMA, highlighting EWMA’s focus on partnerships in Europe and internationally, as well as EWMA’s capacity […]

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