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Current Projects The Burden of Wounds on the NHS Health Technology Cooperative (HTC) for prevention and treatment of wounds. NHS England Improving Wound Care Project (project board member) NHS Improvement Wound care expert advisory group MH&C Carter Review

Professional activities

  • University of Bradford - MSc
  • University of Hertfordshire, Thames Valley University and University of Manchester - BSc and Professional Qualifications
  • St James's University Hospitals, Leeds - Nurse Training
  • Leeds - Junior Sister. Neurosurgery and General surgery 
  • Leeds - Junior Sister. General, Vascular and Urological surgery
  • Leeds - Senior Sister. General, Vascular and Urological surgery 
  • Seacroft Hospital (Leeds) - Professional development & Project Nurse 
  • Bradford - Vascular Research Nurse
  • Bradford - Clinical Nurse Specialist (Vascular and Wound)
  • 01-JAN-02: Bradford - Nurse Consultant Acute and Chronic Wounds
  • 01-JAN-05: , Editorial board Wounds UK 
  • 01-JAN-01: - British Journal of Nursing Clinical Practice Award 
  • 01-JAN-07: - Wounds UK Award Pressure Ulcer Care
  • 01-JAN-09: - Molnlycke Acadamy Lifetime achievement / Major contribution
  • 01-JAN-09: - Wounds UK Innovations in Patient Care & Practice development
  • 01-JAN-10: - Wounds UK lifetime achievement award 
  • 01-JAN-16: - Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM). For serv
  • Advisor: Executive editorial advisor for the Journal of Wound Care
  • Editorial Advisor: Executive editorial committee International Wounds Journal
  • Specialist Advisor: Specialist Advisor for NICE 
  • Trustee: Trustee for Tissue Viability Society


Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleDevelopment of a Generic Wound Care Assessment Minimum Data Set (2017)
AuthorsColeman, S.; Nelson, E.; Vowden, Peter; Vowden, Kath; Adderley, U.; Sunderland, L.; Harker, J.; Conroy, T.; Fiora, S.; Bezer, N.; Holding, E.; Atkin, L.; Stables, E.; Dumville, J.; Gavelle, S.; Sandoz, H.; Moore, K.; Chambers, T.; Napper, S.; Nixon, J.
TitleHealth economic burden that wounds impose on the National Health Service in the UK (2015)
AuthorsGuest, J.F.; Ayoub, N.; McIlwraith, T.; Uchegbu, I.; Gerrish, A.; Weidlich, D.; Vowden, Kath; Vowden, Peter
TitleClinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of three alternative compression systems used in the management of venous leg ulcers (2015)
AuthorsGuest, J.F.; Gerrish, A.; Ayoub, N.; Vowden, Kath; Vowden, Peter