The KUTRRH Wound care unit was started in January 2021 led by a wound care/stoma specialist. Since then, the team has grown to 8 wound care nurses with the following sub-specializations.
- Stoma continence
- Oncology wound care
- Trauma wound care
- Wound care & stoma continence specialists.
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The clientele has increased both in the wards and in the outpatient specialised clinic, which runs every week from Monday to Friday, seeing an average of 35-40 patients per day.
Over 10,000 patients have been served since the inception of the Wound Care Clinic in 2021.
Over 10,000 patients have been served since the team’s inception. The various wounds managed at our clinic for both outpatient and inpatient clients include the following:
- chronic venous, arterial ulcers,
- malignant wounds,
- post-surgical wounds,
- degloving traumatic wounds,
- diabetic foot ulcers,
- grafted ulcers,
- marjolin ulcers,
- pressure injuries.
Acute & Chronic Wounds Treatment
The KUTRRH wound care clinic treats acute and chronic wounds through a multidisciplinary approach to advanced wound care management, including surgical intervention from a team of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic surgeons.
Wound Care Therapy
KUTRRH offers the best modern wound care therapy options, which include:
- Maggot therapy
- VAC therapy (NWPT)
- Top closure
- Advanced dressing materials
- Care of advanced interventions e.g., tissue flaps, skin grafts injuries.